Tag Archives: HIV AIDS

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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Normal

10.15.2018 Noong nalaman mo na positive ka, anong pakiramdam? Gumuho ba ang mundo mo? Natapos ba ang lahat ng pangarap mo?  Natakot ka? Nanlumo? Pag sinabi nila na kaya mo yan, kasi kinaya naman nila,  nakatulong ba? Alam ba nila … Continue reading

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A. Tatarsky: Therapeutic Alliance

08.08.2018 I happen to be in the middle of a harm reduction training and I would like to share these notes from the lecture of Dr. Andrew Tatarsky.  I think counselors and case managers can take away a few pointers … Continue reading

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July to August 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

11.27.2017 There was a delay in the national report for the HIV / AIDS registry, so here you go Some “notable noted” points were: 1962 new cases for July to August, 2017. No, that’s not my birth year =) That … 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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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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SOGIE

08.12.2015 Disclaimer: I am not an expert in SOGIE. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) We have had related training sessions conducted from time to time.  There is a need to reach more people so that we can orient … Continue reading

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Showing the REALITY about HIV & AIDS

08.02.2015 Showing the REALITY about HIV & AIDS Over the past week, I have seen three articles seemingly angry with how HIV photo & ad campaigns show good looking guys, able bodied people & smiling faces. The articles seem to … Continue reading

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