The data is based on the DOH's HIV/AIDS registry in August 2019.
The country is experiencing a rise in cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to the Department of Health (DOH), HIV cases have climbed to 36 per day. This number is based on the HIV/AIDS registry prepared by the health
'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
Don't let the stigma fool you: Many people with HIV live long and full lives.
UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) defines HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, as "a retrovirus that infects cells of the human immune system... and destroys or impairs their function. Infection with this virus results in the progressive depletion of the
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.
Quezon City is also launching a campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV.
The Quezon City Public Affairs and Information Services Department said on December 1 that there were at least 505 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) recorded in Quezon City from January to July of 2019.According to a report from GMANews,
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
This pill has been proven to prevent HIV infection by over 90 percent!
A pill that helps prevent the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV is now available in the Philippines called the Pre-exposure Prophylaxis pill or pREP. According to a report, the pREP pill has been proven to prevent HIV infection by
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
'Mga Batang Poz' will be available for streaming this July.
Mga Batang Poz is a digital series that tells the story of Filipino teenagers with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ICYDK, the term "poz" refers to a person who is HIV-positive. The show follows four boys from different walks of life-Chuchay,
We bow down to these queens!
Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach reunited last night at the Binibining Pilipinas Charity Gala. The benefit gala honored Young Focus and LoveYourself, two organizations that are close to the queens' hearts.Young Focus aims to "make
HIV counselors will conduct free and confidential screenings around Taguig.
In January and February this year, 692 Filipinos aged 15 to 24 were diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), according to the latest data from the Department of Health reported by Inquirer.net.Last year, a total of 11,427 Filipinos were
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
Get clued up on your own sexual health.
Most of us know that if we're sexually active, we should be having regular STI tests; every six months to be precise. But we also know that sexual health screenings can be daunting, particularly if you've recently had
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
Headlines, hot news, and conversation starters on August 2, 2017!
1 Harry Styles just might have a new lady love! The singer and actor was reportedly spotted with Victoria's Secret model Camille Rowe at a Fleetwood Mac concert on July 30, 2017 in New York City.A source explained that during
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
Sorry, no results were found for