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Coming Home

04.03.2019 You lost your way, you went somewhere you never imagined you could ever go.  Somewhere you thought was paradise. Somewhere you felt free. Yourself. You lost your way, you went to a place where acceptance was given, not begged … Continue reading

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#live2tellthetales

03.17.2019 With the #REDxSummer2019 fast approaching, we have asked the five teams to use certain hashtags as a way to create noise around the activity.  While this is a contest based on which groups would reach more on twitter,  there … 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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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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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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