New data says more Manitobans getting HIV, with higher proportions of women, Indigenous people – CBC

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New data says more Manitobans getting HIV, with higher proportions of women, Indigenous people – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202228 Views

Dec 01, 2022

Report by Manitoba HIV Program sheds light on who’s been diagnosed over last 4 years

Manitoba has seen a sharp increase in HIV rates over the past four years — and the doctors who have been tracking the data say the situation is likely to get worse.

The Manitoba HIV Program unveiled its 2018-2021 report findings Thursday — World AIDS Day and Indigenous Awareness Week — by highlighting an overrepresentation of Indigenous people living with HIV, and more women being diagnosed.

“This is the best data we’ve ever put together. I think it tells us a lot about a population at risk,” Manitoba HIV Program director Dr. Ken Kasper said during a media briefing Wednesday at Winnipeg’s Nine Circles Community Health Centre.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-hiv-program-report-women-indigenous-1.6668506

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