Category Archives: Advocacy

+he Sun

04.20.2017 Soaked in blood. Red as blood. People in awe. I wonder. If it were an HIV positive blood enveloping the sun… Would men dare stare?

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Random Thoughts.

04.20.2017 Love. No rules. No limitations. No expectations. No bounderies.

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My Good Friday

Good Friday is both a religious occasion and a public holiday in the Philippines, where most people follow the Christian faith. It occurs two days before Easter. So, I am not Catholic but being a public holiday, I woke up … Continue reading

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February 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

04.07.2017 Here is the file from our friends over at the Epidemiology Bureau: EB_HIV_February-AIDSreg2017 Some highlights were 849 new cases for February, 2017  (DISCLAIMER:  this refers to those whose confirmatory came out on February) 265 / 849 reported bisexual contact … Continue reading

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I Want To.

04.03.2017 I want to write. I have been wanting to write about things, maybe my trip to Baguio up north Or my day in the Congress hearing for the AIDS law Amendment, or maybe my day with some close friends … Continue reading

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+he prodigal son(?)

03.14.2017 It wasn’t so long ago when you used to earn monthly six figures and money was not an issue. You are able to buy anything you want. You are able to give your mom anything she asked. Or wanted. … Continue reading

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January 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

03.12.2017 *Data courtesy of the Epidemiology Bureau of the Department of Health In January, 2017, highlights were as follows: 844 new cases, an average of 27 per day 36% came from the National Capital Region 18% came from Region 4A … Continue reading

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tRix on +he floor

02.27.2017 A small fundraising event was staged at the Jeespot Comedy Bar by Trix. Friends from different orgs gathered to support the show: Sustained Health Initiatives of the Philippines – SHIP, Pinoy Plus, The Love Project, REDx and HIV Awareness … Continue reading

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That Voice In My Head

02.20.2017 Today was one of those days. One patient to another.  One case to another.  One report to another. One file to another. One document to another. One chat after another. Now I sit in utter silence, staring blankly at … Continue reading

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A Bro+her’s Love

02.03.2017 A couple of weeks ago, your brother sent a message saying “need help”.  It was a typical message we would regularly receive in need of medical assistance. What hit me was how obvious your brother’s affection is for you. … Continue reading

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