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#New Figures

From TheJournal.ie New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015 Snowblow

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million Prescriptions

Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million

New figures seen by RTÉ show that pharmacy fees cost much more than the medicines themselves.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma New Cases

'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma

There were 498 new cases of HIV reported in Ireland in 2015, up from 377 in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women have had almost 25,000 abortions in the UK in the last five years New Figures

Irish women have had almost 25,000 abortions in the UK in the last five years

Manchester was the destination for more than a third of those travelling.

From TheJournal.ie 28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases New Figures

28 children taken to Ireland from UK in parental abduction cases

The new figures relate to cases whereby a child was taken out of the UK against the stipulation of a court order, or against the will of one parent.

From TheJournal.ie Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million Sickies

Annual sick leave in public sector costs State over €551 million

Certified and uncertified sick days taken by civil and public service workers cost about €551.2 million per year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Medicines Board reports surge in illegal online drug purchases Online Drugs

Irish Medicines Board reports surge in illegal online drug purchases

Weight-loss drugs are the most popular, along with erectile dysfunction products and sedatives.