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The Tough Lady Archer

07.29.2017

First Time

She was 18, she sent me a message asking about her treatment and that she was afraid that her family will find out about her status.   324 more words

Advocacy

May 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

07.28.2017

Here’s an overview of the HIV registry reported as of May, 2017.

Notes:

  1. 1,098 new cases reported, the highest ever in the history of HIV case-recording in the country.
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Advocacy

"Enough is enough!"...said the normal operating public

Enough is enough…said the normal operating public

When – are these advocates or special interest groups going to learn that no particular person is at odds with them and their demands? 616 more words

Founders

Child born with HIV in remission for 9 years without regular treatment

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. 716 more words

World

Remembering Sarah Jane Salazar (the first Filipina HIV-AIDS victim)

Remembering Sarah Jane Salazar

(the first Filipina HIV-AIDS victim)

By Apolinario Villalobos

During the time that Manila was gripped with the detection of HIV-AIDs among the sex workers, I was just reading about the news that were splashed on the pages of tabloids, until the name, Sarah Jane Salazar was mentioned as the first  victim. 922 more words

Symptoms

You should never confront your partner for cheating if you’re not prepared to leave them for it. That’s something I wish someone had told me before I confronted Athi with the evidence my friends had gathered for me. 1,828 more words

How the Trump Administration Is Reversing Progress on HIV Treatment

As an HIV researcher and clinician, I have seen firsthand the virus’s disproportionate devastation of sexual minorities, the poor and many people of color. Nevertheless, steady research progress during recent years has allowed us to envision and work toward… 660 more words