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About +daddy+drEw+

HIV awareness and treatment Advocate & Activist. Living with HIV since 2007. A friend. A partner. A dad to the HIV Community.

It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay

11.03.2017 You committed to attend to a patient, and then you didn’t show up. You’re a volunteer and people don’t pay you to do these things. It’s not right, but it’s okay You attended a training class, and then you … Continue reading

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Rainbows

10.11.2017 While counseling a new CBS reactive client, these came out.  It’s a sign, a promise.  I have a feeling you’re going to be fine. He said, “I will be. I have to be. I need to be. #fortilocandia

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Turn Time Back

10.10.2017 Ever thought of turning back time? Maybe lingered in that one long unending moment of pain? Or lived in the past where things were a lot better? Instead of making the most of the time you have.

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An overnight at Gigantes

07.09.2017 We got to the first island (Balagon Island) at around 1130am yesterday. Boom! A girl friend got stung by a big jelly fish. We were frightened that we had to bring her over to the nearest island where an … Continue reading

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A Hell of a Day

09.07.2017 Septembet 6. 10am. Went to Antipolo to see a client, diagnosed 2015 but he never sought treatment.  We talked, talked, had lunch, and talked some more. 4pm. Went back to Quezon City,  further north of the city, to see … Continue reading

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Latest Health Dep’t Order Moves Us Forward

09.22.2017 We have for so long been waiting for this to come out.  Finally, a week ago, the Department of Health signed an administrative order (2017-009) with the subject: Policies and Guidelines  in the Conduct of HIV Testing Services in … Continue reading

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When Pozzies Gather

  09.13.2017 A few nights ago, we had the pleasure of meeting a few members of the positive community in Cebu.  It was a  fun night. We were laughing and @cebur14m was particularly funny.  Stories were shared.  Laughter filled the … Continue reading

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Wil’s Road That Kept Winding

09.13.2017 CD4 = 5 You first came to me asking for help, you skipped treatment and wanted to come back for your ARVs.  I referred you to Ed. It took sometime before you eventually did. CD = 3 You came … Continue reading

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Region 3 (Central Luzon) Treatment Facilities – as of June 30, 2017

09.04.2017 For your reference, here are the list of the Central Luzon treatment facilities as of July 05, 2017:   ( IF you need a soft AND CLEAR copy, please email hashcommunityoperations@gmail.com  OR try this file: ART FACILITIES AND PERSONNEL … Continue reading

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Zamboanga (HIV) Adventure

08/30/2017 August 27, 2017 We got to Zamboanga around 1 in the afternoon and we went on to our hotel.  We did an online booking and we found (the night before) Jardin de Lavina.  It wasn’t a fancy hotel but … Continue reading

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