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HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2017) HIV in Ireland, 2016. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

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There were 508 new diagnoses of HIV in Ireland in 2016, representing a rate of 10.7 per 100,000 population. The total number of HIV diagnoses increased by 5% between 2015 and 2016.

There were 21 diagnoses among people who inject drugs (PWID), a decrease from the numbers in 2014 and 2015 when there was an outbreak of HIV in Dublin among homeless drug users (4, 5).

Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
October 2017
Pages
23 p.
Publisher
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Corporate Creators
HSE, Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Place of Publication
Dublin
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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