By Rima Granali
A man holding up leafy branches, meant as a symbol of hope, is now a recurring figure on the newly painted walls of a special clinic in Quezon City, one that hopes that the positive, welcoming ambiance would encourage its target patients to come forward and pay a visit.
Health officials said Northern Mindanao is now a hot spot for Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) after 30 new cases were recorded in the first quarter of the year alone.
By Bobby Lagsa
Health officials say Northern Mindanao is now a hot spot for the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) after 30 new cases were recorded in the region during the first quarter of the year alone.
This month somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa the one millionth baby will be born without HIV to a mother who suffers from the disease, thanks in large part to a decade-old US aid program.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The Quezon City Council has passed a measure that would protect workers infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the workplace, and discriminatory employers face revocation of their business permits and licenses.