Category Archives: Advocacy

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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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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“JET”

08.28.2017 May 08, 2017 I just got back from a near 10 hour drive from Ilocos.  I had to see you for HIV screening and admittedly, my mind was not up to it.  Exhausted, I dragged my ass and drove … Continue reading

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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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