“Protecting groups and individuals at risk is a moral obligation”. Australia High Court Justice Michael Kirby said these words 16 years ago during the 4th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific that the Philippines hosted in 1997 when he urged governments to adopt a morally correct way of containing the HIV epidemic. Revisiting [...]
Since its inception in 1996, ASP had proudly campaigned for the prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS through special events and direct hands-on volunteer assistance. We welcome individuals of all races, religions and origins who demonstrate an interest in a commitment to volunteer service.
Act up! Fight back! Fight AIDS! These were the words chanted by a community of people united in the cause to fight for their right to be given treatment against AIDS. They struggled against oppression, discrimination, and above all, the continuous decimation of a people by an epidemic that was misunderstood but continued to expand. [...]
We’ve found a few interesting articles online pertaining to HIV or related topics. We think you guys might find them interesting reads. —– DOH: 12 new HIV/AIDS cases per day by Sheila Crisostomo (March, 2, 2013) www.philstar.com MANILA, Philippines – From an average of nine new cases of HIV/AIDS a day in 2012, the Department [...]
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MANILA, Philippines – There were 316 newly registered HIV cases for September 2012, a record high for the country, with a cumulative total of 10,830 since 1984 in the Department of Health’s (DOH) HIV Registry. With the international community’s strong campaign against the virus, the Philippines still remains one of seven countries with a continued [...]
In 1991, the New York-based Visual AIDS Artists Caucus started the Red Ribbon Project to demonstrate solidarity to people living with AIDS and their caregivers.
It’s a matter of prevention versus cure. I’m talking about the constant woes in HIV advocacy caused by people using the Internet as an avenue of baseless accusations and unwarranted disclosure of people’s HIV status.