HIV-AIDS

13 May 2021 – PH in ‘new wave’ of HIV-AIDS infections – UN body

Published by rudy Date posted on May 13, 2021

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Sex remains predominant mode of HIV transmission

Published by rudy Date posted on December 14, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 14 Dec 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Sex remains the predominant mode of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) said over the weekend.

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UNAIDS warns Asia targets won’t be reached

Published by rudy Date posted on July 8, 2020

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More than 70 countries at risk of running out of HIV drugs due to coronavirus pandemic, WHO says

Published by rudy Date posted on July 6, 2020

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SEIZING THE MOMENT: Tackling entrenched inequalities to end epidemics

Published by rudy Date posted on July 6, 2020

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The fight against COVID-19 should not mean forgetting the 37 million people living with HIV.

Published by rudy Date posted on May 19, 2020

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HIV spread fastest in PH – study

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2019

by Jovic Yee, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has bucked the trend of a steady global decline in HIV cases, becoming the country with the “fastest growing epidemic” of the sexually transmitted infection, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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UN body projects 200,000 HIV case in Philippines by 2025

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2019

by Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) – 22 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Unless the Philippines implements some “drastic moves,” the number of persons affected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) will hit 201,000 by 2025, according to the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

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Many sexually active Pinoys don’t use condoms, survey says

Published by rudy Date posted on September 25, 2019

by ABS-CBN News, 25 Sep 2019 MANILA—Most sexually active Filipinos don’t always use condoms, a survey this year has found, which puts them at risk of sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancy.

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DID YOU KNOW: 1,291 youths diagnosed with HIV Jan-Apr 2019

Published by rudy Date posted on August 7, 2019

by Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research, Aug 07, 2019 According to the latest data from the Department of Health, 1,291 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the first four months of 2019. In April alone, 240 people in the same age range were diagnosed with HIV. —

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Philippines posts 100 new HIV cases

Published by rudy Date posted on July 15, 2019

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – Jul 15, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — At least a hundred more people have been tested positive for HIV or human immunodeficiency virus, which they acquired through paid sex, the Department of Health (DOH) reported over the weekend.

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No more HMO discrimination under new AIDS law

Published by rudy Date posted on February 26, 2019

By Ellson Quismorio, Manila Bulletin, Feb 26, 2019 Health and life insurers can no longer discriminate against Filipinos living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) under the new AIDS Prevention and Control Law, Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel said Tuesday.

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Duterte signs law targeting spread of HIV/AIDS

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2019

by Alexis Romero, The Philippine Star, Jan 10, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has signed into law a measure that aims to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS and provide more services to people living with the health condition.

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New law allows HIV testing of minors without parental consent

Published by rudy Date posted on January 9, 2019

By Xave Gregorio, CNN Philippines, Jan 9, 2019 The first case of HIV infection in the Philippines was reported in 1984. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 28) — Minors aged 15 to under 18 could now get tested for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) even without the consent of their parents or legal guardian after…

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DOH records almost 1,000 cases of HIV in September

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2018

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – Nov 11, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — Close to a thousand new cases of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has been recorded in the country for the month of September, the Department of Health (DOH) said over the weekend.

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What the Passing of this HIV/AIDS Policy Act means for everyone

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2018

BY JACQUELINE ARIAS Sen. Risa Hontiveros added another milestone to her list. Just yesterday, the Philippine HIV AIDS Policy Act of 2018 was passed in its final reading in the Senate.

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DOH data show 5,537 OFWs have HIV/AIDS, says lawmaker

Published by rudy Date posted on April 8, 2018

Eleven percent of the total 52,280 Filipinos who have HIV and AIDS are migrant workers, a party-list representative said on Sunday.

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UNAIDS calls for bold action to end Tuberculosis, AIDS

Published by rudy Date posted on March 25, 2018

(The Philippine Star) – Mar 25, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) yesterday called on all partners to take “unprecedented and bold action” to advance efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) and AIDS by 2023.

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Pinoys with HIV suffer from workplace discrimination

Published by rudy Date posted on February 10, 2018

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Philippines: Discrimination against workers with HIV

Published by rudy Date posted on February 9, 2018

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Mobile app mapping free condoms set up to help fight HIV in Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on February 2, 2018

by Beh Lih Yi, Feb 2, 2018 KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Inspired by the mobile game Pokemon Go, campaigners in the Philippines are using a smartphone app to send users to locations with condom dispensers in a bid to promote safe sex and break stigma to fight a worsening HIV epidemic.

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Paid sex to blame for most HIV cases in October 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2018

BY KENNETH HARE HERNANDEZ, Manila Times, Jan 11, 2018 Paid sex was behind most of the 918 cases of Filipinos found to be carrying the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in October 2017.

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Over 9,000 HIV cases recorded from January to October 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on January 6, 2018

By Charina Clarisse Echaluce, Manila Bulletin, Jan 6, 2017 More than 9,000 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases were reported from January to October 2017, latest data from the Department of Health (DOH) revealed.

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DOH sounds alarm on HIV; 313,000 cases seen by 2030

Published by rudy Date posted on December 1, 2017

By Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce, Manila Bulletin, Dec 1, 2017 The number of individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Philippines is expected to rise to over 313,000 by 2030, from the current 47,000, the Department of Health (DOH) warned.

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1,962 new HIV cases in 2 months — DOH

Published by rudy Date posted on November 30, 2017

By Mayen Jaymalin with – Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star), Nov 30, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — In a span of two months, 1,962 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were reported in the Philippines.

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UNAIDS: HIV in PH a ‘fast-growing epidemic’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2017

By CNN Philippines Staff, Aug 30, 2017 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) — With the rising number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Philippines, a United Nations (UN) official said the country needs to change its approach on curbing the “epidemic.”

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More Filipinos acquire HIV through paid sex

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2017

By Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), Aug 28, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – More men in the Philippines have acquired human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) because of paid sex, a report from the Department of Health (DOH) shows.

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DOH seeks immediate tests, treatment for HIV

Published by rudy Date posted on August 27, 2017

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), Aug 27, 2017 According to DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial, they are advocating for the “risk groups” to get themselves tested for HIV so the DOH could provide them with free anti-retroviral therapy (ART). Boy Santos, File MANILA, Philippines – As the country’s HIV/AIDS cases soar at an alarming pace,…

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HIV-AIDS in Asia: guess who’s worst

Published by rudy Date posted on August 25, 2017

By Jarius Bondoc (The Philippine Star), Aug 25, 2017 That the Philippines has the highest HIV-AIDS infection rate in Asia-Pacific should jolt the health department from complacency. Present information drives and treatment plans may be inadequate. This is obvious when taken with the continually increasing teenage pregnancies as well. In contrast, in most of Asia-Pacific,…

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‘Philippines facing unprecedented HIV crisis’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 13, 2017

By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), Aug 13, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – With new infections doubling in the past six years to over 10,000 new cases in 2016 alone, the Philippines is facing an “unprecedented HIV crisis,” the global medical journal The Lancet said yesterday.

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