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MORE COVID-19 TESTING NEEDED AS WHO WARNS CORONAVIRUS COULD BECOME ENDEMIC – GORDON

Following the pronouncement of a World Health Organization (WHO) official that the novel coronavirus which causes the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID 19 could become endemic like the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Senator Dick Gordon again raised the need for testing. Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), said that until a […]

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STRENGTHEN YOUTH PROGRAM VS HIV – GATCHALIAN

Amid a spike in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases nationwide, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Education (DepEd), and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to strengthen interventions protecting the youth from sexually-transmitted diseases, which entails the full implementation of the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act of […]

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47TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN TAGUM CITY – GO

After two site visits in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur to extend aid to victims of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked some parts of Mindanao, Senator Bong Go attended the launching of the 47th Malasakit Center in the country at the Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Together with some […]

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DUTERTE ADMIN TO ENSURE PROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF HIV-AIDS LAW — NOGRALES

“The Administration’s commitment to the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act will go beyond the passage and signing of the law, as the concerned government agencies will be properly mobilized so that the measure’s objectives are achieved.” This was the assurance given by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Monday after the Palace announced last week […]

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Government Policy on HIV/AIDS to Be Strengthened – HOUSE

The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading House Bill 6617 or the proposed “Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act” which seeks to strengthen the government’s comprehensive policy on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention, treatment, care and support, and to establish the Philippine National HIV and […]