HIV cases in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on HIV cases in the Philippines


Quezon City targets zero new HIV cases by 2030

Dec 02, 2019 - 7:18 PM

The city government increases to P12 million the allocation for its HIV program in the 2020 budget for treatment and virus containment

GET CHECKED. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte and Vice Mayor Gian Sotto, along with city councilors, got tested for HIV as the city government launched the Zero at 2030 campaign. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

HIV an emerging concern in Central Visayas jails – BJMP

Nov 13, 2019 - 3:14 PM

'The estimated global HIV prevalence among prisoners is 3%, in some settings the HIV prevalence in prisons is 15 times higher than in the general population,' says the World Health Organization

STATE OF PRISON HEALTH. BJMP national headquarters medical officer Paul Borlongan says HIV is an emerging concern in Region VII or Central Visayas. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Cebu has most reported HIV cases in Central Visayas

Oct 08, 2019 - 9:24 AM

Cebu province records 69 cases of HIV infection during the month of May alone and a total of 333 infections from January to May

HEALTH RISK. Cebu is the top city with the highest rate of HIV prevalence in the country. Photo of the City Health Department by David Lozada/ Rappler

Alarming: 12 HIV cases a day in PH

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:05 PM

The health department says this is the highest daily rate since government began monitoring HIV cases in the Philippines

Rise in HIV cases alarms Palace

Mar 26, 2012 - 6:09 PM

Malacañang has asked the Department of Health to intensify the information campaign on HIV AIDS cases