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Did you know: February HIV cases in PH

Metro Manila posted 42 percent, or 204, of the reported 486 new registered cases of HIV in the country in February, based on figures from the Department of Health. The new cases brought the total number of reported HIV cases nationwide to 17,450 since 1984.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Free info on HIV now just a text away

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With the increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases, which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC) has tapped the latest technology to boost its awareness campaign about the disease.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop says condoms not effective against HIV/AIDS

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Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo    INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Statistics showing an increase in the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Metro Manila prove that giving away condoms is not the solution to the problem, which can be reduced only through lifestyle change, including abstinence from sex outside of marriage, two members of the Roman Catholic clergy said Tuesday.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Filipino youth with HIV in 2013

A total of 1,375 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 years old were recorded to be with HIV in 2013. In December alone, there were 125 HIV cases in the same age bracket, according to the Department of Health. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: HIV cases in Metro Manila

METRO Manila posted 38 percent of the 358 new registered cases of HIV reported in the country in December, based on figures from the Department of Health. The new cases brought the total of reported HIV cases nationwide to 4,814 last year.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

358 new HIV cases reported in December

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A man sits next to an AIDS advertising board at the International AIDS Society Conference 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, June 30, 2013. Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization said Sunday in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults. AP /Lai Seng Sin

There were 358 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), reported in December 2013, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hike in HIV cases leads QC to open sexual health clinic for men

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Quezon City now has a comprehensive sexual healthcare clinic specifically for the treatment and referral of men infected with a sexually transmissible disease (STD) and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Create monitoring team for fun houses to prevent HIV, STD’

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Aiming to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the Quezon City Council is considering the creation of a monitoring team to basically ensure that no sexual activity is happening in local bars, massage parlors and other entertainment establishments.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

400 new HIV cases reported in November

A man sits next to an AIDS advertising board at the International AIDS Society Conference 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, June 30, 2013. Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization said Sunday in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults. AP /Lai Seng Sin

Almost 400 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), were reported in November, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

HIV, AIDS info drive

The Valenzuela City government has tied up with a local group of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) for the prevention of diseases such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

HIV infections still on the rise in PH

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Almost 400 new cases of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) if not suppressed, were reported last November, 35 per cent more than in the same month last year, according to the Department of Health.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

HIV infections up in Europe and Central Asia

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HIV infections in Europe and Central Asia increased by eight percent in 2012 compared to a year earlier, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced Wednesday.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Number of adolescents with HIV jumps by one-third—UN

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The number of adolescents infected by the HIV virus has jumped by one third over the past decade, the UN’s health agency said Monday, blaming gaps in care programmes.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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