'Your worth doesn't change. And never let anyone make you feel that way.'
According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 37.9 million people in the world living with HIV-the virus that causes AIDS and interferes with the body's ability to fight infections.Although there is still no definitive cure
December is AIDS Awareness Month, so time to get your facts straight...
Guys, it's officially December (I know, I know, where in the f*ck did the year go?). And ICYMI: It's also AIDS Awareness Month-a month dedicated to raising awareness and commemorating those who have died from AIDS.
It involves a six-year plan to prevent and control the spread of HIV and AIDS.
Did you know that at the end of 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018 (RA 11166)? Under this law, the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC), an agency under the Department of Health, is responsible
There's no reason to panic, according to scientists.
For the first time in almost two decades, scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). It's the subtype L of the Group M version of HIV-1, according to CNN Philippines.Current treatments are effective against this
The numbers have increased significantly from just an average of one daily in 2008.
The number of Filipinos testing positive for Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is on the rise, and at an alarming rate, at that.According to a report by CNN Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) shared in July that an average of 35
The average age of those diagnosed is 28 years old.
As the number of reported HIV cases increase each year, we need to be more vigilant about raising awareness of this issue. The city of Taguig, for instance, now offers a door-to-door counseling and screening service through the Ready Test
The queen has spoken.
Today is International Women's Day (IWD), so we're expecting a barrage of women-empowering speeches, flower-power memes, and rah-rah messages from go-getting girls all around. Miss Universe Catriona Gray, however, put more context to her address for
The London patient's case marks a significant development in HIV research.
A man dubbed as the London patient has reportedly been cured of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. While most experts in interviews cautiously call it a cure, they point out that it's difficult to say for sure since he's
Pia followed through on her promise to raise awareness on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and launched the 'PIA Project.'
Last week, Dr. Rossana Ditangco, head of the AIDS Research Group of the health department's Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), stated that the Philippines' human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic is already a "national emergency." Her warning was based on the
The Philippines has the highest HIV infection rate in the Asia-Pacific region.
Dr. Rossana Ditangco, head of the AIDS Research Group of the health department's Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), recently stated that the Philippines' human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic is already a "national emergency."A Human Rights Watch feature by Carlos
No need to fret. A counselor will be with you every step of the way.
With the rise of the HIV epidemic in the Philippines, now more than ever, you have to be more proactive about having safe sex. Unless you're trying to build a family with someone you trust and are committed to, always insist
They think that it might just 'make schoolchildren curious about sex.'
Eleazardo Kasilag, president of the Federation of Associations of Private Schools and Administrators (FAPSA), is alarmed over the plan of the Department of Health (DOH) to distribute condoms in schools as part of the government's efforts to stop the spread of
December 1 is World AIDS Day. Know your facts and help spread awareness to #EndAIDS.
Today, December 1, is World AIDS Day.Photographer and Headshot Clinic founder Niccolo Cosme has released his photographs for this year's World AIDS Day campaign. He's been spreading awareness of the virus for nearly a decade now, when his writer
Join the campaign to #endAIDS!
With the rise of HIV-AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) cases in the Philippines, there is a need to spread awareness and address the stigma surrounding the virus. Even more alarming: According to The Manila Times, data from the Philippine
Well, this is tragic.
Imagine attending your ex-lover's funeral only to find out that he had HIV-and now you might have it too. News.com.au reports that this was the scenario during the funeral of 25-year-old Daniel Decu from Romania,
Heart Evangelista, Arci Munoz, and other local celebs gather at a fashion event for a cause you should care about, too.
It's heartwarming and inspiring to see famous personalities use their star power to bring attention to social issues in need of our support. Take celeb photographer Niccolo Cosme, for example: He has been using his photo project, Project Headshot Clinic, to
Grab the lipstick shades that music icons Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper love! You get to help a good cause, too!
Everybody is going gaga over Lady Gaga--and we know you're no exception, Cosmo chick! The pop diva's electrifying and shocking performances never fail to grab our attention and make us all want to dance. Her first single, "
As Cosmo chicks, join the ranks of Fergie and other advocates in fighting this dreaded disease.
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