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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.

A friend made & a flight delayed

03.26.2018 I was particularly restless knowing that the flight will be delayed for at least 2 hours.  You sent me a message on Grindr asking If I was also in the airport.  I told myself, “Hell! No, I won’t screen … Continue reading

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The Innocent

03.25.2018 Normally, I can screen-reactive someone for HIV and not get affected but you, you were different. I had a day of 7 non-reactive cases.  I ended my day at the gym and you suddenly messaged me on Grindr. You … Continue reading

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6 babies, 3 oldies, 8 hours- and a lifetime

03.18.2018 Sorry can’t post pics of the kids, but I assure, they’re all cute. All kids are. =) Spent Sunday with Christina and Nato.  We were exhausted, but it was worth it. 200 pm Baby Ren, born Feb 01, 2018, … Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Helping Others

03.11.2018 nothing grand. it doesn’t have to be a thousand people. no one’s counting. talk to someone. listen. share a warm smile. give a tight hug. or simply listen. spare some money or spare some time, reach out and listen. … Continue reading

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FREE HIV SCREENING…

03.10.2018 where people don’t want to or cannot go to a clinic for HIV test…. where perceived stigma is overwhelming and people don’t want to go to a laboratory where HIV can be discussed in a private setting where HIV … Continue reading

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missing him

02.18.2018 i dreamt of you it was so real when i woke up i thought you were here but no. it’s been 20 years i miss you, pa.

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updated philippine treatment hub list 2018

  here’s an update as of 02.21.2018 DOH 2018-0031 Memo with treatment hubs 1       01.31.2019 you may download here updated list of HIV treatment hubs

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counseling non-reactives

01.27.2018 knowledge of human behavior helps us make informed decisions. – the good doctor on the issue around cutting down efforts around counseling for non reactive clients so to save time…. without probing during counseling, we cannot understand the whys … Continue reading

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when Volunteers are down

01.21.2018 thing is…we have to be strong in front of others. and we cry alone at night. we do not have the luxury to join others in their fears. we have to be their fortresses. their strengths. but who is … Continue reading

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a dream.

01.07.2017 a positive people support group. not based on social class or region. does not mind negatives in it. not based on one’s treatment hub. no organizational territory. no age or gender discrimination. with sense.of ownership. mature. fun. well-informed. shared … Continue reading

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