Saturday, 13 June 2015 - 13:31
HIV cases among 15 to 25 year old youths increase
National STD / AIDS Control Program says that HIV AIDS infections among youths between 15 to 25 years of age has increased during the last few years.
Director of the Program, Doctor Sisira Liyanage stated that they have reached this conclusion after analyzing the data collected over the last few years.
Meanwhile, Doctor Sisira Liyanage also stated that by 31st of March this year, 2131 cases of HIV AIDS have been reported in Sri Lanka.
Doctor Sisira Liyanage further said that 900,000 tests for HIV AIDS infection were conducted last year.