Tag Archives: HIV

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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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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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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A Christmas Message to our HIV community

12.25.2016 This is my 10th christmas living with HIV, others are on their “20something’th” year.  Is it your first? Then look forward to decades more Has it been decades? Then look back and inspire others. Are you still depressed? Then … Continue reading

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CONFERENCE DAILY REVIEW – July 21, 2016 (Day 4)

This is a re-post from conference_news@aids2016 as sent to all Conference delegates Day Four AIDS 2016: Closing the Gap with a Royal Visit “Where are the men?” is a frequent refrain in HIV prevention, but on Thursday the AIDS 2016 symposia … Continue reading

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The AIDS March

07.18.2016 The AIDS March We went on to the Global Village and split up, James  (my roommate) wanted to watch the main stage and I wanted to go around to network.  Time was fast and soon we had to meet up … Continue reading

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