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New York can end HIV crisis by 2020 – governor

Andrew Cuomo

New York state can end its three-decade HIV crisis by the year 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday as he announced an ambitious plan to deliver a knockout blow to the epidemic by boosting testing, reducing new infections and expanding treatment.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

New HIV testing, counseling center to open


With the rising number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases, a nonprofit organization is set to unveil a new HIV testing facility that would specifically cater to high-risk groups.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Metro Manila accounts for nearly half of new HIV-AIDS cases


A total of 393 new cases of infection with HIV, the virus that causes the incurable and often fatal acquired immune deficiency syndrome or AIDS, were reported in April, according to the Department of Health.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOH urged to declare ‘national emergency’ over HIV spread


The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) called on the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday to declare a national emergency over the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

HIV awareness must be raised, say churches


The largest alliance of Protestant and non-Roman Catholic churches in the Philippines on Sunday urged an intensification of the awareness campaign on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »