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Human Rights Watch: PH gov't 'fueling' HIV epidemic

Dec 08, 2016 - 12:04 PM

The HRW report cites government barriers – from the national to the local level – on HIV prevention It also says two local governments have hindered HIV prevention efforts due to conservative views

PUBLIC HEALTH. Nurses tend to a woman at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila. File photo by AFP

PH among countries with increasing HIV infections

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM

A study shows increase in new HIV infection rate from 2005 to 2015 in 74 countries

'The HIV Generation': 25 people get infected daily in PH

Jul 14, 2016 - 6:47 PM

The problem could be worse as the statistics are based only on who get tested and not on the entire population

Dr Genesis Samonte of the Department of Health briefs members of the media on the HIV epidemic in the Philippines on Thursday, July 14. Photo courtesy of RITM.

#StayNegatHIVe: HIV/AIDS still on the rise in Western Visayas

Sep 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Among the 682 total newly reported cases in the Philippines 31 cases have been attributed to Western Visayas which accounts 5 of the total population

Men who have sex with men: Hidden and at risk for HIV

Dec 01, 2014 - 6:08 PM

In the world’s most populous Muslim nation HIV infection is growing among men who have sex with men And it s not always easy to know who they are

[DASH of SAS] HIV: Young people are dying when they shouldn't be

Jul 30, 2014 - 6:22 PM

The numbers will tell you their own story of how HIV is a concentrated epidemic among men who have sex with men between the ages of 20 29

HIV RISING. According to government data, the number of HIV positive men in the Philippines has risen throughout the years. Rappler file photo.

Urban boom and its bang on HIV

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:23 PM

Studies show that HIV prevalence is estimated to be 1 5 – 2 times higher in urban areas than in rural ones Up to 60 of the 35 million people living with HIV live in cities

Alarming: 12 HIV cases a day in PH

Mar 01, 2013 - 6:05 PM

The health department says this is the highest daily rate since government began monitoring HIV cases in the Philippines

Social media contributes to rise of HIV among men in PH

Dec 05, 2012 - 11:56 AM

In the Philippines online social networking contributes to the rise of HIV among men who have sex with other men spurring efforts by the government to help curb the problem

Is HIV going viral?

Oct 21, 2012 - 12:57 AM

Since the DOH began recording HIV in 1984 there have been 10 514 reported cases of HIV in the Philippines