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Bicol health scare: Sex worker with HIV missing


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.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Filipino youth who are HIV-positive

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

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

More urged to avail of HIV therapy


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.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

509 new HIV cases in August, up by 33%; male transmission high – DOH


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.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UNAIDS appoints Victoria Beckham as International Goodwill Ambassador

Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham speaks during a news conference after she is named an United Nation's Goodwill Ambassador during the 69th U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »