Rappler's latest stories on HIV in the Philippines
'Yes, I fell in love with someone who was HIV-positive, and despite warnings from other people to just end the relationship, I chose to stay'
We don't discriminate against people who have diabetes or high blood pressure, so why would we discriminate against people who have HIV?
We can all do our part in easing the stigma of HIV and creating a less hostile environment both for people who use drugs and people living with HIV
An old virus has new victims: HIV is now infecting the youth faster than any other age group due in part to technology and unsafe sex
But the proposed law needs strong language promoting condom use
WHO believes it would take mass mobilization to counter the spread of the virus in the Philippines
2016 Mister Gay World Philippines John Raspado invites people to undergo HIV testing so they will know their status and help spread awareness on the disease
About two decades ago former president Fidel V Ramos gifted the Asia Pacific HIV community with an HIV law
In this podcast an HIV positive person talks about how we can form a welcoming accepting environment for people at risk for HIV
There is a challenge for the Philippine government to ramp up its response to the HIV situation in the country in terms of funding and raising awareness But what can Filipinos do in their own capacity?
At least 667 new human immunodeficiency virus HIV cases have been documented in March the Philippine s health department reports noting that the number is expected to rise in May
If I a sufficiently well educated person and activist found myself guilty of self stigmatization then certainly the stigma surrounding HIV and the HIV test is still out there
The numbers will tell you their own story of how HIV is a concentrated epidemic among men who have sex with men between the ages of 20 29
Let us go get tested voluntarily so that Secretary Ona may be convinced that public education community action and free voluntary and confidential testing is still the way to go
While nothing is definite yet when it comes to mandatory testing the Department of Health is looking at amending the country s AIDS law
It has to be said: one of the legacies of Secretary Ona and the Aquino administration will be the HIV epidemic in the country
The health department says this is the highest daily rate since government began monitoring HIV cases in the Philippines
HIV cases in the Philippines are rising at an alarming rate Local and international agencies unveil a plan to curb its spread Natashya Gutierrez reports
The Asian Development Bank is finalizing a project targeting prevention of HIV AIDS in big cities in the Philippines where the number of new infections have risen in the past decade
UPDATED Cases of HIV infections in 25 countries dropped by more than 50 but the Philippines reports a 25 rise
September 2012 has the highest monthly recorded number of HIV cases in the Philippines in nearly 3 decades