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429 HIV-AIDS cases in Iloilo province

ILOILO province has the second highest number of confirmed Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases in Western Visayas. Dr. Maria Socorro C. Quiñon of the Provincial Health Office said Iloilo has 429 confirmed HIV-AIDS cases as of 2017. Iloilo City tops the list with 531 cases. “This is very alarming but the […] The post 429 HIV-AIDS cases in Iloilo province appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianApr 20th, 2018

Dengue kills 4 in Iloilo; chikungunya cases rise

FOUR dengue patients died in Iloilo province from January 1 to July 28, 2018 even as chikungunya cases spike according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). In an interview on Monday, Provincial Health Office chief Dr. Maria Socorro Quiñon said two of the four dengue-related deaths were in Janiuay town and one each in the […] The post Dengue kills 4 in Iloilo; chikungunya cases rise appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

PHO strengthens campaign for LGBT support groups

THE Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) is helping organize support groups that will help educate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LBGT) on the prevention of HIV and AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome). In a media release, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ma. Socorro Quiñon said LBGT support groups can help control cases […] The post PHO strengthens campaign for LGBT support groups appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

HIV/AIDS cases in Capiz double up

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The number of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the province of Capiz and Roxas City almost doubled, according to a member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod here. Councilor Cesar Yap, a medical doctor by profession and committee on health chairperson, said that from 65 PLWHAs in the past […] The post HIV/AIDS cases in Capiz double up appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Male-to-male sex high risk for HIV

THE Department of Health (DOH)-6 reported high incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission among males who have sex with males (MSM). In a press conference in Iloilo City, Rodolfo Chin Jr., DOH-6 Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (RESU) HIV/STI Surveillance Assistant, said that out of the 65 newly-diagnosed HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) cases in […] The post Male-to-male sex high risk for HIV appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2017

61 new HIV cases in Iloilo City

Iloilo City—With 61 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) for the first half of the year, a clinic has been opened in Iloilo City to curb its increasing cases as well as of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 5th, 2016

Army troops, police massacred 7 alleged NPA members in Antique, families say

ILOILO CITY - Liezl Bandiola's face was half blown off. Five others had fatal wounds in the head or face. "There was no firefight. They were mercilessly killed, massacred," said Ruth Salditos, wife of Felix Salditos, one of the seven alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebels killed in a purported shootout with policemen and soldiers in the capital town of San Jose in Antique province on Wednesday. In a press conference at the Gegato Abecia Funeral Homes and Crematory in Jaro District here on Thursday afternoon, the families of the slain alleged rebels accused the Philippine National Police and the Army's 301st Brigade of shooting and killing their loved ones who were "unarmed and ...Keep on reading: Army troops, police massacred 7 alleged NPA members in Antique, families say.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Iloilo town mayor, deputy charged over transpo allowance

The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft cases against former Lambunao, Iloilo mayor Reynor Gonzales and incumbent Vice Mayor Cesar Gonzales over their alleged unlawful receipt of transportation allowance in 2014, despite using government-issued vehicles......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

9 dead since Ebola resurfaced in DR Congo this month – ministry

Beni, DR Congo -- Nine confirmed Ebola victims have died since the virus resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo this month, the country's health ministry said Tuesday.   The previous official death toll was at seven, with the two latest victims -- like all the others -- registered in the Beni region in North Kivu province, an eastern region with deep security problems which shares borders with Uganda and Rwanda. The health ministry on August 1 announced that the country was facing its 10th outbreak of Ebola since 1976. Thirty-three people died in an outbreak in the northwest, which was only declared over at the end of July. "In total, 43 cases of haemorrhagic ...Keep on reading: 9 dead since Ebola resurfaced in DR Congo this month – ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

26 students in Iloilo town positive for Hepatitis A

TWENTY-SIX high school students in Calinog, Iloilo tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to municipal health officer Cesar Rey Mestidio on Tuesday. Mestidio said the Grade 7 to Grade 12 students are from Don Esteban S. Javellana Memorial High School. The Hepatitis A cases were recorded from last week to the present. The hepatitis virus […] The post 26 students in Iloilo town positive for Hepatitis A appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Nearby towns contribute to spike in city’s rabies cases

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE clustering of rabies cases in neighboring towns caused a spike in cases of animal rabies in Iloilo City. City Veterinarian Dr. Tomas Forteza Jr. said in an interview that they have difficulties in intensifying border vaccination because Iloilo City has no natural borders, thus rabid dogs from other towns can easily […] The post Nearby towns contribute to spike in city’s rabies cases appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

PNP-AKG agents solve 4 KFR cases

AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) over the weekend solved four kidnapping-for-ransom cases following separate operations in Isabela province, Taguig City, Tondo, Manila, and Laguna, which led to the safe rescue of four kidnapping victims including a Letran college student and the arrest of nine suspected kidnappers,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Preserving Iloilo’s Weaving Treasure

Text and photos by: Bombette G. Marin ILOILO province is renowned for handloom weaving. In the late 18th century, our hand-loom textiles were highly regarded and have been sought-after trade items. Commercial production of hand-woven textiles has been an important element of the Ilonggo economy, making the province as the Textile Capital of the Philippines at […] The post Preserving Iloilo’s Weaving Treasure appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Biliran town now under state of calamity after chikungunya outbreak

TACLOBAN CITY - The island-town of Maripipi in Biliran province has been placed under a state of calamity following the outbreak of chikungunya that has affected 76 people. The town council heeded the recommendation of Maripipi Mayor Uldarico Macorolon Mondayto place the farthest municipality of Biliran under a calamity state to enable the municipal government to procure needed medicines to address the chikungunya scare hitting the town. Dr. Gabino Velazquez, municipal health officer, said chikungunya was first monitored in April when three persons got sick of the virus. Since then, he added the number of cases had been going up. At least 76 cases of chikungunya had been reco...Keep on reading: Biliran town now under state of calamity after chikungunya outbreak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

IPPO eyes HI-PADS

The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) plans to establish Highway Police Assistance Desks or HI-PADS in all police stations along the highways of the province. In the joint Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) meeting held recently, Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, IPPO chief, said their goal is for all […] The post IPPO eyes HI-PADS appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

City police vows to go after motorcycle-riding snatchers

THE Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) vowed to go after suspects in a series of mobile phone snatching incidents in Iloilo City. Senior Superintendent Henry Biñas, Iloilo City police chief, said they already have persons of interests behind the snatching episodes. Over the weekend, La Paz Police Station recorded two cases while the City Proper […] The post City police vows to go after motorcycle-riding snatchers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Intensify awareness, voluntary testing to curb rise of AIDS cases

HEALTH SECRETARY Francisco Duque III has reiterated that intensified public awareness and voluntary testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

LOST REVENUES: Capitol revises fair market value of properties after 14 years

By Francis Allan L. Angelo and Herchelle Anne Cabarga THE Iloilo provincial government has revised its Schedule of Fair Market Value (SFMV) after 14 years. The new SFMV, which took effect in 2018, is projected to increase the province’s revenues from Real Property Taxes by 50 percent. But before the revision, the province is projected […] The post LOST REVENUES: Capitol revises fair market value of properties after 14 years appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Public outcry halts construction of multipurpose hall at Alimodian plaza

A public outcry has temporarily halted construction of P4.6-million multi-purpose hall within the plaza of Alimodian town, Iloilo province. Public outcry halts construction of multipurpose hall at Alimodian plaza A public outcry has temporarily halted construction of P4.6-million multi-purpose hall within the plaza of Alimodian town, Iloilo province. Source link: Public outcry halts construction of multipurpose hall at Alimodian plaza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Delayed road projects in Iloilo reached DPWH chief’s attention

THE problem of delayed road projects in Iloilo City and province has reached the attention of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar. Unfinished or delayed road constructions are being blamed for flooding and heavy traffic in the city. Villar met with DPWH-6 Regional Director Wenceslao Leaño Jr. and Assistant Regional Director […] The post Delayed road projects in Iloilo reached DPWH chief’s attention appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

IPPO eyes establishment of HI-PADS

ILOILO CITY, July 27 (PIA) -- The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) targets to establish Highway Police Assistance Desks or HI-PADS in all police stations along the highway in Iloilo province. I.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018