AIDS in Increasing Trend -26 AIDS Patients Found in Srilanka
In the first quarter of 2016, twenty six (26) people were found infected with HIV at an early stage in Srilanka
Most of those infected are young people, HIV and AIDS Prevention Director of the Health Ministry, Dr. Sisira Liyanage said .
Among the affected , male homosexuality has contributed for the rise significantly, he said.
In addition, more patients in the Colombo and Gampaha districts were affected this year. Kurunegala district too has recorded highest number of Aids victims.
More awareness programmes on HIV and AIDS are in the pipe line, Sisira Liyanage added.