Bar owners asked to help gov’t on anti-HIV program

    LEADERS of Barangay Balibago in Angeles City have asked bar owners to help the local government in addressing the problem on sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) like Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids).

De Lima alarmed over rising HIV, Aids cases among youth

      ANGELES CITY — Senator Leila M. de Lima has expressed alarm over the rising number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) incidence among Filipinos specially among those belonging to the age group 15-34.

More Filipinos acquire HIV through paid sex

    MANILA, Philippines –  More men in the Philippines have acquired human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) because of paid sex, a report from the Department of Health (DOH) shows.

‘At 11 years old, they’re getting pregnant’: women smash Catholic taboos in the Philippines

  The stigma surrounding sex education and family planning in the Philippines is such that 65% of women do not use contraceptives.

100 millionth Pinoys set for birthday celebration

  CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Commission on Population (Popcom)-Central Luzon enjoins regional and local partners in the conduct of a series of activities for the month with the eight 100 millionth symbolic Pinoys’ third birthday celebration on July 27.