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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

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

Community-based screening for HIV, AIDS gets boost

THE Department of Health (DOH)-6 is scaling up its community approach to further raise public awareness on HIV-AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) and encourage residents in Western Visayas to undergo testing. In a press conference held May 21, 2018 at the Iloilo City Hall, Christine Mosqueda, DOH-6 Regional Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Nurse Coordinator, […] The post Community-based screening for HIV, AIDS gets boost appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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PET starts retrieval of Iloilo ballots for VP race recount

THE Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) under the Supreme Court has started retrieving ballot boxes from 2,748 clustered precincts in the city and province of Iloilo as part of the manual recount of votes for the 2016 vice presidential race. Iloilo is among the three pilot provinces which defeated vice presidential bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. […] The post PET starts retrieval of Iloilo ballots for VP race recount appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Guv rues cessation of STL operations

GOV. Arthur Defensor Sr. said the lack of a legal operator for Small Town Lottery (STL) is a loss for Iloilo province. Defensor then appealed to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to resume STL operations “at the earliest time possible.” “For me, it is better that there is STL. Because if there is no […] The post Guv rues cessation of STL operations appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

BIG THREE: Agro-industry, tourism, RE are potential eco-zone industries

By: Louine Hope Conserva and Sonnet John Llaguno A CONSULTANT of the Philippine Economic and Zone Authority (PEZA) said Iloilo City and province should venture into tourism, renewable energy, and agro-industry for the establishment of economic zones. Joseph Timothy Rivera, PEZA special advisor to the director general for the Middle East and Northern Europe, said clean […] The post BIG THREE: Agro-industry, tourism, RE are potential eco-zone industries appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Nominations for ‘Ang Ilongga Award’ extended

THE Junior Chamber International (JCI) Iloilo Ilang Ilang is extending the deadline for the submission of nominations for Ang Ilongga Awards, the search for outstanding community women leaders in Iloilo Province, until June 15, 2018. JCI Iloilo Ilang-Ilang president Lenore Angeline Divinagracia said the extension is aimed at accommodating more nominees. “It would provide opportunities […] The post Nominations for ‘Ang Ilongga Award’ extended appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

KINSHASA, Congo --- Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest. Four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola, said the health ministry in a statement released early Sunday. A total of 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the current outbreak, including 21 confirmed cases of Ebola, 21 probable and four suspected. Congo President Joseph Kabila and his Cabinet agreed Saturday to increase funds for the Ebola emergency response which now amounts to more than $4 million. The Cabinet endorsed the decision to provide free health care in the aff...Keep on reading: Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

High AIDS cases in Davao

The Davao City Health Office (CHO) reported a total of 2,330 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) cases, figures that rose since the increase in HIV testing in all business establishments in the city......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

JUSTICE FOR ANGELO: SP calls for speedy trial on death of Ilongga OFW

THE Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo filed a resolution requesting the South Korean government to resolve with haste the killing of an Ilonggo Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The provincial board also sought the assistance of the foreign government to gather evidence against the perpetrator in the killing of Angelo Claveria, a […] The post JUSTICE FOR ANGELO: SP calls for speedy trial on death of Ilongga OFW appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

DILG partners with 5 schools for mandatory SK training

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is partnering with five learning resource institutes (LRIs) in the conduct of the Mandatory Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Training in the province of Iloilo. DILG-Iloilo Provincial Director Teodora Sumagaysay their partners are the University of San Agustin (USA), Central Philippine University (CPU), University of the Philippines-Visayas (UPV), […] The post DILG partners with 5 schools for mandatory SK training appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

WHY BLAME US?: Iloilo’s top cop turns the tables on STL operator

THE Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) slammed insinuations that their failure to curb illegal gambling may have contributed to the failure of the Small Town Lottery operations in the province. Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, Iloilo police chief, blurted out expletives when he learned that they are being blamed for the financial problems of Eagle Crest […] The post WHY BLAME US?: Iloilo’s top cop turns the tables on STL operator appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Duque tests for HIV to help erase procedure’s stigma

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III had himself tested on Friday for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in a bid to eliminate the stigma associated with testing ahead of next week's celebration of International AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) Candlelight Memorial Day.   Duque said that with the continued rise in the number of HIV cases in the country, testing and early detection were key in helping combat AIDS, which kills an average of 500 Filipinos each year.   "It is important to know one's HIV status to enable people living with HIV to access treatment, which is now given for free by the Department of Health," Duque said on Friday.   Since ...Keep on reading: Duque tests for HIV to help erase procedure’s stigma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

END OF THE ROAD FOR STL: Money woes force Iloilo operator to close shop

THE Small Town Lottery (STL) franchise in Iloilo is now open to interested players. This, as the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) terminated and canceled its agreement with Eagle Crest Gaming and Holding Corp. (ECGHC) allowing the latter to operate STL in Iloilo province. Based on PCSO Resolution No. 0118, Series of 2018, Eagle Crest, […] The post END OF THE ROAD FOR STL: Money woes force Iloilo operator to close shop appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

Teenage pregnancy cases in city down 15%

THE Iloilo City Population Office (CPO) noted a decrease in teenage pregnancy cases in the metropolis in 2017 compared to 2016. The CPO said it recorded 583 teenage pregnancy cases in 2017, lower by 108 cases or 15.62 percent from 691 cases in 2016. Teenage pregnancy refers to adolescents from 10 to 19 years old […] The post Teenage pregnancy cases in city down 15% appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Iloilo towns to use hi-tech tourism info system

THE Iloilo Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) recently launched the Quick Response (QR) Code system that will contain information about Iloilo towns, particularly the tourist attractions. PTO head Gilbert Marin said the code contains all information, including photos, about Casa Real or the old Capitol and the entire Iloilo province. The QR Code for Casa Real […] The post Iloilo towns to use hi-tech tourism info system appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

BARANGAY, SK POLLS: Comelec starts delivery of ballots

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec-Iloilo) has started delivering ballots for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14, 2018. Comelec-Iloilo provincial supervisor Atty. Elizabeth Doronila said the delivery started May 3 until May 11. It will be distributed to 840 clustered precincts in Iloilo City and 3,914 in Iloilo Province. “The election officers and […] The post BARANGAY, SK POLLS: Comelec starts delivery of ballots appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

Prosecution asks court to reverse dismissal of cases vs ex-Ifugao gov-turned-lawmaker

THE prosecution is asking the Sandiganbayan Fifh Division to reverse its ruling, which dismissed the two graft cases filed against Ifugao Rep. Teodoro Baguilat Jr. in connection with the alleged anomalous purchase of a vehicle by the province in 2003 when he was governor. In a resolution promulgated on April 19, the court granted the [...] The post Prosecution asks court to reverse dismissal of cases vs ex-Ifugao gov-turned-lawmaker appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018