About Careers MedBlog Contact us

104,000 New HIV/AIDS Cases Diagnosed in China in 2014

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on January 18, 2015 at 1:23 AM
Font : A-A+

 104,000 New HIV/AIDS Cases Diagnosed in China in 2014

104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS have been diagnosed in China in 2014. This figure is a 14 percent increase on the number of new cases diagnosed in 2013. Chinese health officials have said that growth rates are particularly high among gay men and male sex workers, who are marginalized and stigmatized by mainstream society.

Last year, China's National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention estimated that as many as 810,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in the country, including those who have not yet been diagnosed, out of a total population of 1.36 billion. Chinese state-run media said last month that half a million people, that is less than 0.04 percent of China's total population, were living with AIDS or HIV, although hundreds of thousands more are thought to be undiagnosed.

Discrimination against people with the virus remains an issue at schools, hospitals, workplaces and other establishments, a factor that experts say hampers efforts to diagnose and treat it.

The United Nations' anti-AIDS body does not carry 2013 statistics for China on its website, but said in a 2012 report that HIV/AIDS prevalence remains 'low' in the country compared to global averages.

Source: Medindia

Latest AIDS/HIV News

 HIV Antibody Response Raised in Patients With Tuberculosis Disease
A new study has found that the co-localization of tuberculosis disease and HIV in lymphatic tissues leads to the emergence of potent HIV antibodies.
Exploring the Consistent Outcomes of an Antiviral Drug
Specific antiviral drug that is widely used to treat smallpox patients since last summer's outbreak is found to produce similar outcomes regardless of the patient's HIV status.
Why Is STI and HIV Screening Decreased While Positive Test Results Increase?
In susceptible communities because of poverty, and racism, the effects of inadequate STI and HIV screening may be more profound.
Who Is Responsible for the Blunting of AIDS Epidemic?
In India, annual HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths continue to drop. Between 2010 and 2021, new HIV infections dropped by 46%.
Are Countries Missing on HIV Self-Testing?
Globally, all countries have promised to end AIDS by 2030, for which it is essential to safeguard individuals living with HIV to complete HIV care services.
View All
This site uses cookies to deliver our services.By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use  Ok, Got it. Close

Sexual Problem

Consult an Expert


104,000 New HIV/AIDS Cases Diagnosed in China in 2014 Personalised Printable Document (PDF)

Please complete this form and we'll send you a personalised information that is requested

You may use this for your own reference or forward it to your friends.

Please use the information prudently. If you are not a medical doctor please remember to consult your healthcare provider as this information is not a substitute for professional advice.

Name *

Email Address *

Country *

Areas of Interests