Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — The Canadian government has allocated USD785 million to support the Global Fund, which finances the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a press release on Monday.

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Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA)–Medical doctors belonging to the Philippine College of Physicians Foundation laud reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach for taking up the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) prevention advocacy as her mission since it will greatly help generate awareness on the problem.

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US regulator lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on US regulator lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday it has lifted a 30-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, allowing those who haven't had sexual contact with other men in a year to do so.

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Price cap in 530 essential medicines

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Price cap in 530 essential medicines 

NEW Delhi, Dec. 22 — The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed the ceiling prices for 530 essential medicines, including 47 for cancer and 22 for HIV, Lok Sabha was informed today.

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DOH reports 68 new HIV/AIDS cases in E. Visayas

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH reports 68 new HIV/AIDS cases in E. Visayas 

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 16 — The Department of Health (DOH) regional office has recorded 68 new cases of Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) infection in eastern Visayas.

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Zambo City strengthens anti-HIV-AIDS advocacy as cases continue to rise

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zambo City strengthens anti-HIV-AIDS advocacy as cases continue to rise 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 16 -– The City Health Office has strengthened its advocacy against Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) as cases continue to increase over the years.

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LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Various groups from local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region, together with college students and non-governmental organizations, gathered on Tuesday at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Malate, Manila to spread awareness and call for more unified action to fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by being brave to get voluntary testing.

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China Focus: HIV-positive moms assisted for healthy newborns

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on China Focus: HIV-positive moms assisted for healthy newborns 

By Bai Xu

YINING, Xinjiang, Dec. 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Halisa (not her real name) still thinks of her aborted fetus. "It was a boy," she says in a low, sad voice, tears in eyes.

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Fiji records 647 HIV/AIDS cases

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Fiji records 647 HIV/AIDS cases 

SUVA, Dec. 1 — Fiji has recorded 647 HIV/AIDS cases to date, the Pacific island country's Minister for Health Jone Usamate said Tuesday.

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Cambodia on track to achieve '3 Zeros' HIV/AIDS target by 2020

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cambodia on track to achieve '3 Zeros' HIV/AIDS target by 2020 

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 — cambodia is on track to achieve the "Three Zeros" HIV/AIDS target by 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An said here on Tuesday.

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