Category Archives: Advocacy

The New Form A- HIV Testing (and tattoos)

08.19.2017 The Form A of the the Department of Health-Epidemiology Bureau is the form used for/by people who wants to get tested for HIV. Click here to view the new –> Form A_v2017 There are some questions around the new form: Why … Continue reading

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A NOTE for @iampozguy

Update as of 8/16 – He’s fine, for now. —– 08.13.2017 You posted: https://iampozguy.wordpress.com/2017/08/11/love-letter-2/ A death note. By the time you read this letter I am gone. I am tired. For more than five years I have struggled with my … Continue reading

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The Tough Lady Archer

07.29.2017 First Time She was 18, she sent me a message asking about her treatment and that she was afraid that her family will find out about her status.  She stopped contacting me for a while and then she came … Continue reading

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May 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

07.28.2017 Here’s an overview of the HIV registry reported as of May, 2017. Notes: 1,098 new cases reported, the highest ever in the history of HIV case-recording in the country. This averaged 35/cases per day last May.  Note that the … Continue reading

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Ben’s Fight.

07.27.2017 Tuesday 10PM I stared at the bus that’s supposed to bring me more than 350 kilometers up north, I was worried. Worried that my ADHD would make me get off the bus half way through the ride. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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IAS: Guidance note on the use of antiretrovirals for prevention in the context of universal access to treatment

07.13.2017 NOTE: I am unable to post or add a file in the HASH facebook page. But this is a good reference material.((Not an original post, downloaded from the International AIDS Society page)) SOURCE:  https://www.iasociety.org/Nobody-Left-Behind This Nobody-Left-Behind Guidance on ARV … Continue reading

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Year X

07.10.2017 Been 10 years. When we first jumped head first  into this relationship. When people judged us for not understanding the no-sex relationship, and the set up we had around our relationship. When I was diagnosed a month after and … Continue reading

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March – April 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES (late post)

07.03.2017 While I am quite sure that the May, 2017 data will have come out in the next couple of days, it’s too late since I realized this after I did the table below =( So here are the march … Continue reading

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Grassroots 

06.26.2017 When you’re working with the community, does it mean that you are working at the Grassroots level? I have heard so many stories around people claiming that they are actually working at the Grassroots but then again, they never … Continue reading

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Is age a factor in Accessing HIV screening?

06.11.2017 I just got home from a late-night HIV screening, we had two activities last night. 1 for a clan of young men in their early twenties and the other one, in a blue bar where most men are in … Continue reading

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