Battling HIV amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When lockdowns lingered during the first half of 2020, volunteers from non-profit group LoveYourself – Cebu introduced new ways for patients to sustain their medications needed to treat sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such…

Central Visayas records 190 new HIV cases from Jan – Mar 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/04/2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas (Region 7) recorded 190 new cases of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) during the first quarter of 2021, recent data from the regional health office showed. HIV attacks the…

Southern Leyte PHO to open HIV/AIDS testing hub in Jan. 2020

Jani Arnaiz 01/11/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – A treatment hub will be opened this month at the Salvacion Oppus Yniguez Memorial Provincial Hospital (SOYMPH) located at the Dogon Village in Maasin City to cater to patients who are infected…

Karencitta supports cause to end HIV/AIDS

Michelle Padayhag 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana singer Karencitta will be back home in the Queen City of the South on Saturday, April 27, for a cause that is close to her heart. Karencitta, or Karen Ann Cabrera in…

34 people die from HIV/AIDS this year

Futch Anthony Inso 12/05/2018

AROUND 34 individuals have already died after being infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) in Central Visayas this year. According to the Department of Health (DOH-7) Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU), 747 cases of…

Pag-unay sa mga lalaki maoy number 1 sa HIV/AIDS

Lloyd Suarez 12/02/2018

Si Dr. Rene Joseph Bullecer, presidente sa AIDS Free Philippines mibutyag karong bag-o nga misaka gyud og 94 porsiento ang male to male sex nga maoy hinungdan pag-angkon sa sakit nga HIV / AIDS. Miingon sab siya…

Youths help spread HIV/AIDS awareness

Norman V. Mendoza 05/21/2017

Around a hundred youth volunteers for the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter joined the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at the Plaza Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City last Wednesday night. Vic Jay Gonzal, manager of Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter,…

HIV test, concert at Fuente

06/21/2015

Over 500 Cebuanos availed of free testing for the  human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)  and attended a concert with Cebu’s biggest bands and DJs at Fuente Osmeña Park last Friday evening. The #TESTED Free Testing and…

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