Breaking Barriers

Yesterday, I attended a press conference hosted by Philippine Legislator's Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and the UNAIDS Philippines to Break Barriers and End the Trend. It was meant to continue this dialogue with the press to maintain the consistency of their reporting of the serious issue the country has with HIV and AIDS…Read more Breaking Barriers

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It Gets Better

I was on the passenger side of my brother's car as he was driving from Lisbon to a vineyard in Cartaxo at the Santarem region of Portugal, about forty minutes away from the capital. The music was playing on the car speakers and my sister-in-law and my nephew were at the back seat, occupied with…Read more It Gets Better

and more on the ART/ARV shortage in the Philippines

I first wrote about all of this in the previous post: Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding¬†ARV delays. Since the letter of Pozzie Pinoy erupted and had been passed around on the Internet, apparently, the DOH has responded and had this to say (taken from the Twitter of Ryan Edward Chua): What gets to…Read more and more on the ART/ARV shortage in the Philippines

Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding ARV delays

This letter is circulating and it has been sent to me twice today. It's from the blogger Pozzie Pinoy and it's a letter to Dr. Ona of the Department of Health (DOH) to address the delays in the anti-retroviral treatment (ART), which is necessary for the HIV community to stay healthy.In fact, early treatment with…Read more Calling Dr. Ona and the DOH regarding ARV delays