While the Philippines has been listed as a low prevalence country for HIV infection, the trend changed in 2007 onwards. Increases in new infections were noted at unusually high rates that in 2013, the Department of Health pegged the number of new infections to 13 Filipinos a day. This means that one Filipino is infected [...]Read More
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HIV: A Counselor’s Perspective
I was never a counselor before. Never in my life have I imagined myself in front of a client advocating behavior change and HIV prevention. I’m a nurse and I know that health promotion is vital in promoting wellness, but the challenge is never the same as sitting face-to-face with a person discussing sensitive matters [...]Read More Advocacy, Counseling, Counselor, Education, HIV