Tag Archives: HIV Philippines

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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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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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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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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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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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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Sad Stories and Sadder You

1.3.2016 Yesterday, I posted a blog about someone who died who happened to have been abandoned by his family, a lot of the kids from the positive Community felt sad and some felt bad about what happened. While I Write Blogs to … Continue reading

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Courage In Stories

1.1.2016 In a recent conversation with another positive Community member, we were talking about sharing stories of coming out and how things are as they transitioned into the so-called positive life. It struck me how some people equate showing their … Continue reading

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