Depok Depok Mayor Imam Budi Hartono during his speech on the occasion of World AIDS Day in the Lotus Hall of the City Hall building, Wednesday (December 1st). Photo: Lutviatul Fauziah / JPNN.com.
jpnn.com, DEPOK – Pancoran Mas subdistrict is the area with the highest number of HIV / AIDS cases out of 11 subdistricts in Depok City.
The Depok AIDS Commission (KPA) said there were 227 PLWHA (people with HIV AIDS) in Pancoran Mas.
Followed by the district of Cimanggis with 210 people infected with HIV and the district of Sukmajaya with 194 people infected with HIV.
KPA Depok also said there had been 1,244 cases of HIV / AIDS from 2013 through September 2021.
Of the 1,244, 904 were male and 340 were female. It was recorded that there were 122 PLWHA who die, namely 74 men and 38 women.
Depok (Wawali) Depok Mayor Imam Budi Hartono replied that there is no other way to prevent HIV AIDS for which there is currently no cure.
“We have to avoid it and not have sex indiscriminately, it has to be in harmony with the legal partner in the marriage,” said the deputy imam at the commemoration of World AIDS Day in the lotus hall of the town hall on Wednesday (1/12).
The city administration of Depok also supports the PLWHA in cooperation with Pentahelix such as the business world, media, science, government, MUI to municipalities and NGOs.