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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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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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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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Community-based HIV screening (CBS)

07.01.2017 This is the first time that I am writing about community-based HIV screening. December 2014 UNAIDS had its first support for the orientation on community-based HIV testing where speakers from China and Cambodia came over to talk about their … 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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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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TosHi shares AJ’s S+ory

01.23.2017 Toshi is a volunteer peer educator from the Manila Social Hygiene Clinic and has been an active community advocate for HIV prevention and treatment.  He recently sent me this story and with his permission, I would like to share … Continue reading

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(un)Real Advocacy

01.12.2017 They say  advocacy is being able to institutionalize certain protocols or policies into the entire system. Hardcore advocates would Define advocacy as something strictly related to policy lobbying.  How do we really Define real advocacy? When a positive comes … Continue reading

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The S+ory of Mickey

12.13.2017 I asked you earlier, “What were your struggles (the past year)?” Depression . Issues sa work kasi kumalat ung status ko. (Issues at work when people talked about my status) O.I.s. PTB, oral thrush, sa Family hndi maintindihan ng parents … Continue reading

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