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Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2019) HIV in Ireland: trends to the end of 2018 (provisional data). Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

External website: https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/hivandaids/hivdataandrepor...

Overall numbers and rates

  • There were 523 diagnoses of HIV notified in 2018, a rate of 11.0 per 100,000 population.
  • This was a 7% increase compared to 2017 and follows a relatively steady notification rate between 2015 and 2017 (10.1-10.5 per 100,000 population).
  • 42% of HIV diagnoses were in people who had a previous HIV diagnosis abroad.
  • The rate among people without a previous diagnosis abroad was 6.4 per 100,000 population, similar to the rate among this group in 2017 (6.2 per 100,000 population).
Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), Opioid
Intervention Type
Harm reduction, Screening / Assessment
November 2019
9 p.
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Corporate Creators
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
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