HIV in the Philippines

Rappler Talk: The HIV epidemic in PH during the COVID-19 pandemic

Rappler Talk: The HIV epidemic in PH during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rappler's Bonz Magsambol talks to UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima about the situation of the HIV epidemic in the Philippines as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic

The fight against the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic has become more challenging with the COVID-19 pandemic the world is dealing with now.

The Department of Health had previously said that the Philippines has one of the “fastest-growing” HIV epidemics in the world.

How is the HIV epidemic situation in the country?

On Thursday, May 13, Rappler’s Bonz Magsambol talks to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Executive Director Winnie Byanyima about the situation of the HIV epidemic in the Philippines as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bookmark this page to watch the interview live at 4 pm or head over to Rappler’s social media accounts. – Rappler.com