By Juan Escandor Jr.
Health authorities here have lost track of an HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)-positive female commercial sex worker from Albay province after she was last seen this year in Bato and Nabua towns, Camarines Sur province, according to a government doctor.
A total of 1,100 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 years old were recorded as HIV-positive from January to August 2014. In August alone, 146 cases of HIV in the same age bracket were recorded by the Department of Health. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
The is encouraging more people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to enroll in and access the government’s antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in various treatment hubs across the country.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The number of cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) jumped by 33 percent in August compared to the same period in 2013, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed leading fashion designer Victoria Beckham as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement was made at a special event held during the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New York.