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Rene Astudillo is a serious guy who gets involved in serious causes.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

UN aid call as typhoon ‘Pablo’ toll tops 600

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The United Nations launched a $65 million global aid appeal Monday to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by a deadly typhoon that ravaged the southern Philippines.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

WHO prods PH to do more to fight HIV/AIDS

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged countries in the Western Pacific, including the Philippines, to do more in the fight against the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

25% hike in new HIV cases in PH noted

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The rate of people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), has increased by more than 25 percent in the Philippines in the last decade, according to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines way short of goal vs HIV, says UN agency

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With a 50-percent increase in new HIV infections in the past 10 years and decreasing local and foreign funding for anti-AIDS programs, the Philippines has “a long way” to go to meet its sixth Millennium Development Goal (MDG)—to halt and reverse the spread of the dreaded disease by 2015.

Posted: January 17th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Spread of HIV virus continues unabated in Philippines

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With a 50 percent increase in new HIV infections over the past 10 years and decreasing local and foreign funding for anti-AIDS programs, the Philippines is a “long way” from meeting its sixth Millennium Development Goal—halting and reversing the spread of the dreaded disease—by 2015, according to the country coordinator of the United Nations Program on HIV-AIDS (UNAIDS).

Posted: January 11th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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In the fight against AIDS, a troubling trend for Filipinos

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SAN FRANCISCO—This year’s World AIDS Day was understandably upbeat. New treatments have helped keep the disease under control. Infection rates in many countries are falling. “We think the end of AIDS is coming about,” Dr. Richard Marlink, executive director of the AIDS Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health, told the Los Angeles Times. [...]

Posted: December 6th, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

HIV infections down worldwide, up in Philippines

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New HIV infections and deaths from AIDS-related illness are falling worldwide, except in the Philippines and Bangladesh, where the number of new HIV cases continues to rise.

Posted: November 23rd, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asian gecko at risk over claims it can cure AIDS

In this undated photo released by TRAFFIC Southeast Asia, Tokay Geckos are seen in Betong town, southern Thailand, near the border with Malaysia. A wildlife anti-smuggling group says claims that a nocturnal Asian lizard could treat AIDS has led to a sharp boom in the illegal cross-border trade of the reptile. (AP Photo/TRAFFIC Southeast Asia, O.Caillabet) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES

Claims that a nocturnal Asian lizard can be used to help treat the HIV virus have led to a sharp boom in smuggling of the reptile, putting it at risk, a conservation group said.

Posted: November 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Group urges sex education for overseas workers

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An overseas Filipino workers group in the Middle East called on the Philippine government Friday to include sex education in the mandatory pre-departure orientation seminars for OFWs.

Posted: August 12th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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