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Fil-Am scientist, who helped find a cure for HIV baby, among TIME’s most influential people

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Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga

One of two Filipinos who made this year’s TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World is Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga, a pediatric allergist and immunologist from the University of Massachusetts, who was part of the team that developed a cure for an HIV-positive infant.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Headlines | 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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UNAIDS

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 »

Sex talk key to addressing sexual, reproductive health problems, says expert

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AFP FILE PHOTO

Let’s talk about sex. “Do we talk about sex? How many of us are openly talking about it,” Dame Carole Kidu, a member of the High Level Task Force for International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), asked members of parliament and civil society organizations from 13 Asian countries in a forum on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on Wednesday.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Men-to-men sex fuels HIV rise in the Philippines

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Unprotected men-to-men (MSM) sex is fuelling an alarming rise of HIV infections in the Philippines, experts warn.

Posted: July 26th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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