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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

222 leptos cases in Iloilo

By: Gail T. Momblan LEPTOSPIROSIS cases in Iloilo province totalled 222 from Jan 1 to Dec 22, 2018, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, PHO chief, said 14 persons died of the infection last year. The municipality of Oton topped the list with 39 cases, including three deaths. Cabatuan town followed with […] The post 222 leptos cases in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

HIV cases among youth, yuppies spike

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Family Planning Organization of the Philippines (FPOP)-Iloilo is targeting the youth and the adolescents in its campaign against HIV/AIDS. In her presentation to the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) on Nov 27, 2018, Mona Liza Diones, chapter program manager of FPOP-Iloilo Chapter, said that the rate of HIV infection in the city has […] The post HIV cases among youth, yuppies spike appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Death threats keep hounding slain lawyer’s pals

ILOILO CITY --- Two staff members of a nongovernment organization for farmers in Negros Occidental province were being sent death threats just a week after they buried slain human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos Jr. Photos of Felipe Levy Gelle Jr. and Enrita Caniendo were separately depicted inside a coffin in leaflets thrown on Saturday at the compound of the house of one of the leaders of the Asosasyon sang Mangunguma kag Mamumugon sa Sitio Lupni (AMMLU) at the village of Hilamonan in Kabankalan City. AMMLU is one of the farmer's groups being helped by Paghida-et sa Kauswagan Development Group Inc. in agrarian and other cases. Rights advocates On top of the apparently alte...Keep on reading: Death threats keep hounding slain lawyer’s pals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

TIPDAS OUTBREAK: PHO seeks ‘herd-immunity’ vs. measles

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) is aiming herd-immunity protection against measles or “tipdas” after 18 confirmed cases were recorded from Jan 1 to Oct 6, 2018. Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, Provincial Health Officer I, said the province is supposed to be free of measles already. “Dapat wala  ta iya measles kay […] The post TIPDAS OUTBREAK: PHO seeks ‘herd-immunity’ vs. measles appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Two suicide cases in Iloilo

By: Gail T. Momblan TWO persons committed suicide in Iloilo province in the past two days. A 26-year-old man shot himself to death in Dumangas, Iloilo afternoon of Oct. 25, 2018. According to Senior Police Officer 3 Kim John Banzon of the Dumangas police, the man asked his brother to join him to drinks around 3:15 […] The post Two suicide cases in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Dairy production aids to eradicate malnutrition in Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, October 24 -- Dairy milk feeding programs in the areas with high cases of malnutrition in the province of Ilocos Sur have helped in the continuous reduction of malnutrition cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 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

Comelec announces local absentee voting for media, gov’t workers

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the province of Iloilo said journalists, government employees, and security forces can apply for absentee voting for the May 13, 2019 midterm polls. Comelec-Iloilo provincial election supervisor Roberto Salazar said media practitioners, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and other government employees who will perform their duties […] The post Comelec announces local absentee voting for media, gov’t workers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

Extortion, recruitment behind clashes with rebels – Army

THE Philippine Army claimed that the New People’s Army (NPA) alleged extortion and recruitment activities led to the series of clashes in Iloilo province, particularly in Miag-ao town. But the election in May 2019 could be also be a factor, said Lieutenant Colonel Sisenando Magbalot Jr., commander of the Army’s 61st Infantry Battalion. “Naniniwala po […] The post Extortion, recruitment behind clashes with rebels – Army appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

‘BITOKON’: More than half of school kids in Iloilo have worm infection

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MORE than 50 percent of schoolchildren in Iloilo province have parasitic worm infection, according to the Department of Health–Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in Western Visayas. John Den Billones, Medical Technologist and Program Coordinator of DOH-CHD 6, said Iloilo Province has the highest number of prevalence rate in Helminth or parasitic worm […] The post ‘BITOKON’: More than half of school kids in Iloilo have worm infection appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Iloilo to host Batang Pinoy Visayas leg

THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced that Iloilo will host the 2019 Batang Pinoy Visayas qualifying leg on February 23 to March 2. PSC chairman William Ramirez said added that city and province of Iloilo also signed an agreement to host the Visayas qualifiers for the Batang Pinoy National Finals in October. The Visayas leg […] The post Iloilo to host Batang Pinoy Visayas leg appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Guimaras inflation at fastest pace in 2018

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- The province of Guimaras ended the year 2018 with its monthly inflation rates at its fastest pace except for the month of December as compared to the last two years, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

NSPH heightens advocacy on STI/HIV AIDs in the province

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- The Northern Samar Provincial Hospital (NSPH) through its HIV AIDs Core Team (HACT) intensifies its advocacy campaign using various platforms and fora in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Guimaras inflation at fastest pace in 2018

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- The province of Guimaras ended the year 2018 with its monthly inflation rates at its fastest pace except for the month of December as compared to the last two years, a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

500K bounty for Bolivar’s arrest

By: Gail T. Momblan ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. said the province is “prepared” to give a P500,000 bounty for the arrest of suspected drug lord sErnesto “Erning” Bolivar. Bolivar, who had been considered as Western Visayas’ top suspected drug personality, used to operate in Iloilo province. “Ginreiterate ko nga the province of Iloilo is prepared to give […] The post 500K bounty for Bolivar’s arrest appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019