MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 25, 2015) — The number of Filipinos diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is on the rise and may reach around 133,000 by 2022 without the proper intervention, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday, November 25.
MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 10, 2015) — The Philippine government has allocated P1.08 billion ($23.64 million)* in the proposed 2016 budget to respond to the HIV situation in the country, which has the “fastest growing” epidemic in the world.
PARIS, France (Sept. 10, 2015) — Gay men at high risk of contracting HIV should have access to a daily dose of a drug used to treat the AIDS-causing virus, but as a preventive measure, researchers recommended Thursday, September 10.
PARIS, France (July 31, 2015) — An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said Friday, July 31 possibly heralding “the beginning of the end” for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (July 26, 2015) — Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has unveiled a post-Ebola “battle plan” to help the west African country turn the page on the devastating epidemic.