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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

Leptospirosis kills 9 in Iloilo province

NINE leptospirosis patients, mostly farmers, died in Iloilo province from Jan 1 to Aug 28, 2018, the Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported on Friday. Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, PHO chief, said the nine deaths are part of 88 leptospirosis cases recorded in said period, which is higher 283 percent higher compared to 23 cases […] The post Leptospirosis kills 9 in Iloilo province appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 3rd, 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

NP bets in city, province to file candidacies today

CANDIDATES of the Nacionalista Party (NP) both in Iloilo City and Iloilo Province will file their certificates of candidacy (COCs) today, Oct 11, 2018. Iloilo City bets led by Mayor Jose Espinosa III will attend a mass at 6 a.m. at San Jose Parish Church before walking to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office at […] The post NP bets in city, province to file candidacies today appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Guimaras still a ‘shabu transshipment point’

AMID contradictions from some sectors in Guimaras, the leadership of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 said that the island-province remains a transshipment point of illegal drugs. Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Western Visayas police chief, maintained that nothing has changed: Guimaras is still being used as transshipment points of drugs from Negros Island to Iloilo and […] The post Guimaras still a ‘shabu transshipment point’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Two village chiefs figure in misdemeanors

TWO village chiefs in Iloilo province were involved in a separate misdemeanor over the weekend. But their quandaries have disparities – one of them was the victim while the other is a suspect. At around 8:00 a.m. of Oct. 6, 2018, Barangay Captain Albert Llado was stabbed while in a liquor drinking session at Barangay […] The post Two village chiefs figure in misdemeanors appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

WHO urges PH to give more attention to growing number of HIV-AIDS cases

MANILA, Philippines – World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific regional director Dr Shin Young-soo urged the Philippine government to “seriously consider" the growing number of people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS). Young-soo said the Philippine numbers are the “ fastest growing ” in the Asia Pacific. “The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

IPPO: No armed groups in Iloilo but …

THERE are no private armed groups (PAGs) operating in Iloilo province, at least the active ones. Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) chief, made the pronouncement amid the series of assassinations in the province. “We have not received any information of active PAGs. However, we are monitoring the activities of three inactive […] The post IPPO: No armed groups in Iloilo but … appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Non-communicable diseases continue to threaten Ilonggos

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo NON-COMMUNICABLE diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, kidney diseases, hypertension, and diabetes are among the top causes of deaths in Iloilo City for the past three years. According to the Iloilo City Health Office, in a span of three years, there are 8,876 morbidity cases of non-communicable diseases recorded in the city […] The post Non-communicable diseases continue to threaten Ilonggos appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

IBP slams killing of drug lord’s lawyer in Iloilo

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has denounced the killing of the lawyer of an alleged “top” drug lord in Iloilo province, saying lawyers should never be persecuted for doing their jobs. IBP National President Abdiel Fajardo said the killing of Edel Julio Romero, whose client was Melvin Odicta before he and his wife [...] The post IBP slams killing of drug lord’s lawyer in Iloilo appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Manila government opens HIV/AIDS center

The Manila city government has inaugurated a health facility as part of its campaign to reduce the rising cases of HIV/AIDS in the city......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

China HIV/AIDS cases surge by 14%

BEIJING, China – The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in China has surged by 14 percent, with most cases transmitted through sex rather than blood transfusions, state media said on Saturday, September 29. More than 820,000 people had AIDS or were HIV-positive at the end of June, up by 100,000 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Lawyer handling drug cases shot dead in Iloilo

A LAWYER handling several drug cases in Iloilo was shot dead on Friday, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said in a statement. Ideljulio Romero, a member of the IBP chapter in Iloilo, was killed between 12 noon and 1 p.m. He sustained a gunshot wound at the back of his head, said police [...] The post Lawyer handling drug cases shot dead in Iloilo appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

MYSTERY MURDERS: Riding-in-tandem killings in city remain unsolved

CASES of motorcycle-riding assassination in Iloilo City remain unsolved. Sr. Supt. Martin Defensor, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) officer-in-charge, expressed worries that such cases would end up as statistics. After Defensor assumed post on Sept 12, he met with the officers in charge of three killings involving motorcycle-riding gunmen. “So far, there have been no […] The post MYSTERY MURDERS: Riding-in-tandem killings in city remain unsolved appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Province to declare more ‘rabies-free’ areas

By: Gail T. Momblan THREE islands in the province of Iloilo will be proclaimed “rabies-free” areas, according to the Provincial Veterinarian’s Office (PVO). The islands of Salvacion-Malangabang, Baliguian, and Sombrero in Concepcion, Iloilo are set to be declared as “rabies-free” zones by the National Rabies Prevention and Control Committee (NRPCC) on Sept 28, 2018, said Dr. […] The post Province to declare more ‘rabies-free’ areas appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

BUSINESS LEADERS LAUD BIRON LAW

ILONGGO business leaders are confident that the Ease of Doing Business Act principally authored by Iloilo fourth district Rep. Ferjenel G. Biron at the House of Representatives will improve the business environment in the city and province of Iloilo. On Sept 21, 2018, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted a public consultation on […] The post BUSINESS LEADERS LAUD BIRON LAW appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Ilonggo activists gather for 46th Martial Law anniv

By: Angel Margareth C. Arguelles and Gail T. Momblan IN LINE with the 46th commemoration of the Martial Law, various sectors in Iloilo province gathered for the United People’s Alliance Against Dictatorship rally at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol, afternoon of Sept 21, 2018. Aside from the Martial Law commemoration, protesters also bannered calls for justice to […] The post Ilonggo activists gather for 46th Martial Law anniv appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018