DOH: HIV virus infects 16 Filipinos every day
12 Mei 2014  09:30:53 WIB
By Patrick King Pascual, VERA Files   Cases of HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus) infection continue to rise in the Philippines. Data from Department of Health (DOH) shows that HIV is now infecting 16 Filipinos every day, up from last year’s average of seven new patients daily. Latest DOH data showed that 498 new cases were reported in March this year --- the highest recorded in a month since the DOH started tracking HIV cases… more
All schools told to enroll HIV/AIDS affected children
30 April 2014  09:40:30 WIB
The plan also aims to cover 90 per cent of the children affected by HIV/AIDS, enabling them to access health care, education, consultation, physical development and entertainment services by 2020. — File Photo   It was one of the aims under the National Action Plan for Children Affected by HIV 2014-20, signed recently by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam. The plan also aims to cover 90 per cent of the children affected by HIV/AIDS,… more
Malawi: Limited Knowledge Affecting HIV/Aids Activities in Dowa
26 Maret 2014  09:54:16 WIB
Dowa acting District Aids Coordinator Hackson Mayinja has said limited knowledge among District AIDS Coordinating Committee (DACC) members on HIV/AIDS issues and composition of new DACC members who are not oriented on their roles are some of the challenges the district is facing in combating HIV and AIDS. Mayinja was speaking at a two day orientation meeting session for DACC members held at the boma. He asked the National Aids Commission (NAC) to provide and… more
‘Don't stigmatize people living with HIV/Aids’
24 Maret 2014  09:44:38 WIB
Health minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda talks to Sowen Debnath (C) who is on a world bicycle ride tour in a bid to raise HIV/AIDS awareness during a meeting at the ministry of health heaquarters in Kampala on Friday. Right is the chairman board of trustees of the Indian Association of Uganda, Rajni Tailor. PHOTO/Francis Emorut By Francis Emorut                                                    KAMPALA - People living with HIV/Aids should not be stigmatized but treated with dignity, the health minister… more
Malawi: Journalists' Network On Anti-HIV/Aids At Workplace
20 Maret 2014  09:17:57 WIB
Network of Journalists Living with HIV/AIDS (JONEHA) Monday visited the Malawi News Agency (Mana) offices in Lilongwe to discuss issues surrounding HIV and Aids stigmatization and discrimination in workplaces. Executive Director for JONEHA David Kamkwamba said issues of HIV had for a long time been surrounded by emotions of fear, stigma, blame, rejection and judgment. But the director said time had come for the world to look at HIV as an issue of disease and… more