HIV/AIDS in the Philippines - updates

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Duterte signs law strengthening HIV, AIDS health services

Jan 09, 2019 - 3:35 PM

(UPDATED) The new law allows persons aged 15 to 17 years old to undergo HIV testing even without the consent of a parent or guardian

Health advocates light candles during commemoration of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at the Quezon City Hall on Monday, May 21, 2018, to honor HIV/AIDS victim. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

PH to launch world's first 'AIDS Hour' on May 14

May 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Filipinos are encouraged to light a candle from 6 pm to 7 pm on Saturday May 14 to commemorate the lives of those who died from HIV and AIDS

Photo c/o Project Red Ribbon

Youth-friendly HIV testing center opens in Manila

Feb 16, 2016 - 12:38 AM

LoveYourself Uni also functions as a community center where people can hang out in a safe non judgmental environment

LOVE YOURSELF. The LoveYourself hubs are powered by over 600 trained volunteer counselors. Photo by Ana Santos

The dead, the dying, and the woman who prays for them

Nov 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM

On occasions like All Souls Day when the nation pays its respects to loved ones who have gone on to the afterlife Lorna prays for those who passed on from HIV related complications

Loreta, a former bar girl turned social worker who acquired HIV from having unprotected sex with one of her customers, visits the grave of her former partner who committed suicide due to his habitual 'shooting' behavior. Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

#StayNegatHIVe: We need to talk about HIV/AIDS

Sep 18, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Responding to the concerns of our movers across the country MovePH has partnered with LoveYourself and DM9 JaymeSyfu to launch StayNegatHIVe a campaign that aims to raise awareness on the issue of HIV AIDS in the country

Boston bomber, Arroyo house arrest, HIV in PH | The wRap

Apr 09, 2015 - 8:22 PM

The Boston bomber is found guilty Former president Arroyo asks for house arrest New HIV cases hit an all time high