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Makati Mayor Abby Binay says the city government has released a total of P1,035,810,000 in financial assistance to 207,162 qualified residents
An exception may be made for families living in areas that have been placed under localized ECQ by mayors and governors
Quarraisha Abdool Karim is best known for a study that found that a gel of the anti-retroviral drug tenofovir is effective in reducing the risk of women catching HIV and genital herpes during sex
'Bold of you to assume everyone's salaries are enough to sustain a family in this pandemic,' one netizen tells Senator Cynthia Villar
'Bakit bibigyan 'yung middle [class] eh may trabaho sila? Kahit lockdown, sumusuweldo sila,' Cynthia Villar says amid reports that at least 2.3 million private sector workers have been affected by the coronavirus lockdown
Secretary Eduardo Año says President Duterte ordered that the names of those who got double benefits be made public
In a survey, a quarter of the men say they had experienced problems getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases, because thousands of centers that used to provide them have closed down
A six-month disruption of antiretroviral therapy due to the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to more than 500,000 extra deaths in the region in 2020-2021, according to the WHO and UNAIDS
(4th UPDATE) Assistance comes in the form of funds or emergency items such as personal protective equipment for health workers, face masks, and other medical supplies
People living with HIV are among those significantly affected by lockdowns which pose challenges to access life-saving medication and services
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says minimum wage earners prevented from working because of a lockdown can avail of the assistance
Researchers caution that the breakthrough does not constitute a generalized cure for HIV, which leads to nearly one million deaths every year
Governor Dodo Mandanas says the grant or soft loan is 'relative to projects which are directed towards strengthening our development strategies'
(6th UPDATE) Foreign countries offer aid for affected communities as the Taal Volcano unrest persists
'This hunger crisis is on a scale we’ve not seen before and the evidence shows it’s going to get worse,' World Food Programme regional director Lola Castro says
British charity Christian Aid says if the countries do not reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, people around the world 'will continue to pay the price'
Humanitarian aid currently flows into Syria through UN-designated checkpoints without the formal permission of the regime in Damascus, but that authority is due to expire on January 10
'Yes, I fell in love with someone who was HIV-positive, and despite warnings from other people to just end the relationship, I chose to stay'
We don't discriminate against people who have diabetes or high blood pressure, so why would we discriminate against people who have HIV?
Several sites across Metro Cebu are providing free HIV testing on Saturday, November 23
Thousands are forced to flee their homes since the beginning of Turkey's military incursion after US President Donald Trump ordered American troops to pull back from the border
Promises for replenishment money are made at meeting in France of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
South Africa has the largest number of HIV-positive people in the world, says The Lancet HIV Journal
Highlighting the enormous progress made since the height of the AIDS epidemic in the mid-1990s, the report shows the number of people dying from the disease fell from 800,000 in 2017 to 770,000 last year.
Has the Filipino tradition of gift-giving and treating friends and family gone too far?
A key provision of the new law allows minors from 15 to 17 years old to undergo HIV testing even without parental consent
The Armed Forces denies irregularities in its handling of aid money, after state auditors flagged the disparity in amounts given to wounded soldiers
'Etuf: Cebu’s Premier Fashion Auction for HIV/AIDS Advocacy' happens on July 6
It will be the first time the South provides food aid to the North since 2010, when it sent 5,000 tons of rice across the border
It will be the first such aid Seoul has provided Pyongyang since 2015 and follows the North's lowest recorded harvest for a decade, according to the United Nations
Of the 65,463 confirmed cases listed in the National HIV/AIDS Registry as of March 2019, 6,524 are overseas Filipino workers, says ACTS-OFW
The Philippine Army hosts this year’s commemoration in solidarity with the initiative to curb the HIV epidemic in the country
Doctors doing the Europe-wide study do not find a single case of in-couple HIV transmission within the 8 years of the research, raising hopes that widespread antiretroviral programs could eventually end new infections
Surigao del Sur Representative Johnny Pimentel makes the clarification as several insurances companies still exclude HIV-related cases from their coverages
(UPDATED) 'I have just received a piece of good news. Finally, it was possible for us to reach the Red Sea Mills,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
This comes after Venezuela security forces fired at demonstrators against Venezuela's aid lockdown, leaving 2 people dead and more than 300 injured
Juan Guaido delivers a blow to Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro as he turns up unexpectedly at the concert in the Colombian border town of Cucuta
(UPDATED) Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido sets out in a convoy of vehicles to personally pick up US aid being stockpiled on the other side of the Colombian border, defying Maduro's military to stop him
(UPDATED) Regional commander Vladimir Quintero confirms reports Venezuela had ordered the suspension of air and sea links with Curacao and the nearby Netherlands Antilles islands of Aruba and Bonaire
Press release: Grants are available for Quezon City residents from indigent families, including fresh graduates
(UPDATED) The Maduro government has until Saturday, February 23, to let aid shipments into Venezuela
(3rd UPDATE) This incident is the latest point of tension between the international community and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who is in the grip of a power struggle with interim president Juan Guaido
The oil-rich country's economic meltdown under Nicolas Maduro has left millions in poverty facing shortages of medicine and food, with hyperinflation making purchases impossible
Venezuela is plagued by hyperinflation and major shortages of basic goods, and two men – Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro – are vying for control of the country
Hodeida and its food silos are in the hands of Yemen's Huthi rebels and have been since 2014
Maduro insists shortages plaguing the country are caused by Washington's punitive sections, and he has vowed to stop the 'spectacle of fake humanitarian aid'
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is on a mission to eradicate the 3 epidemics
(UPDATED) Juan Guaido, who proclaimed himself acting president on January 23, claims that up to 300,000 people face death if the aid is not delivered
The law's principal authors say it will help address the stigma against people living with HIV and AIDS
(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