LGBTQ+ group: Set record straight on how monkeypox spreads

Krixia Subingsubing 08/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — An LGBTQ+ group on Sunday urged both the public and health experts to help set the record straight about the transmissibility of monkeypox and end the stigma around the community after misinformation about its…

Weak contact tracing, psychological stigma among challenges faced by Cebu City — Galvez 

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 07/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — While Cebu City is now “improving,” the chief implementer of the government’s COVID-19 efforts said several challenges were observed as to why the city became a COVID-19 hotspot. “Nakikita po natin nag-i-improve ang Cebu because of…

CCHD won’t include sitios in reporting COVID cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CCHD) will not be reporting the specific sitios of new cases in the city’s barangays to avoid confusion. Many netizens have been asking for details from the CCHD’s…

Cebu groups call to end discrimination, stigma against COVID-19 survivors, frontliners

Doris C. Bongcac 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Social workers in Cebu are calling for an end to the discrimination and stigma against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors and even the social workers who work as frontliners in the campaign to…

Seafarers and the COVID-19 stigma

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 04/14/2020

  The outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is causing a more problematic side of society – social stigma and discrimination against certain sectors, including seafarers. Public health emergencies such COVID19 are stressful times for people and…

Stars are fighting the stigma surrounding mental health by sharing their struggles

AP 05/30/2018

NEW YORK—Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. Prince Harry said he needed counselling to deal with years of grief and anger following the death of…

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