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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: davaotoday davaotodayMay 18th, 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

Robredo criticizes Duterte’s rape joke, says ‘merong rape kasi may rapist’

Vice President Leni Robredo took exception Monday to President Rodrigo Duterte’s joke wherein he attributed the high number of rape cases in his hometown of Davao City to the number of beautiful women in it. Source link link: Robredo criticizes Duterte’s rape joke, says ‘merong rape kasi may rapist’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

Duterte explains rape cases in Davao: Many beautiful women

MANILA, Philippines – For President Rodrigo Duterte, there will always be rape cases in a place with "many beautiful women." Duterte made the statement in Mandaue City on Thursday night, August 30 – his take on his hometown's high incidence of rape. "They said that Davao had many rape cases. For as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Pres. Duterte says Davao has most number of rape cases due to their beautiful women

During his speech at the celebration of Mandaue City's charter day,Pres.Rodrigo Duterte made yet another scathing jest: attributing the high number of rape cases in his hometown, Davao City, to the locals' beauty. "Basta daghang guwapa, daghangrape (Several beautiful women, therefore several rape cases)," he reportedly said. Davao City ranked first among major cities in the country with the highest number of reported rape cases at 42, followed by Quezon City with 41, Manila, 32, Cagayan De Oro City, 24, and Zamboanga City, 21, according to data released by PNP. Davao City police chief Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum confirmed this report, adding that recorded rape case...Keep on reading: Pres. Duterte says Davao has most number of rape cases due to their beautiful women.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 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

HIV/AIDS cases surge to 849 in February

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) recorded an all-time high of 849 new cases of HIV/AIDS last February, surpassing the 844 cases in Januar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 10th, 2017

Davao records 366 new HIV/AIDS cases from Jan-Oct 2016

Davao records 366 new HIV/AIDS cases from Jan-Oct 2016.....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJan 5th, 2017

Davao judge explains to JBC high rate of acquittal in drug cases

Davao judge explains to JBC high rate of acquittal in drug cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2016

841 new HIV cases reported in June, a record-high

More than 800 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were reported in June, 2016, the biggest number of cases ever recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) since 1984. Based on the latest HIV/AIDS Registry of the Philippines, a total of 841 new.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 7th, 2016

Pope to attend all sessions of high-stakes abuse prevention summit

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend all sessions of his high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit next month that will include plenary meetings, witness testimony and a penitential Mass. The Vatican said Wednesday that the organizers of the Feb. 21 to 24 meeting met last week in Rome and briefed the Pope on their preparations. Francis tasked the former Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, to moderate the plenary sessions of the meeting. Francis announced in September that he was inviting presidents of bishops' conferences around the world to attend the summit amid a crisis in his papacy over his own botched handling of abuse cases and a new exp...Keep on reading: Pope to attend all sessions of high-stakes abuse prevention summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Trillanes goes to Davao, pleads not guilty to libel

Opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV yesterday pleaded not guilty to the four libel cases filed against him by former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother in-law Manases Carpio......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

NOT GUILTY

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV pleads not guilty on the four libel cases filed against him by Presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte and lawyer Maneses Carpio before a local court in Davao City on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Kenneth E. Cagula/davaotoday.com).....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

PSC official says Davao ready to host BIMP-EAGA Games in 2020

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 14 January) – It’s high time for Davao City to host the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Friendship Games in 2020, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey said. Maxey on Monday said Davao has never hosted the Games since its maiden edition in 1996 or […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

WHO lauds new HIV/AIDS law

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday lauded the new law that seeks to strengthen the Philippine government’s response to the growing number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) cases in the country, This, after Malacañang announced on Wednesday that President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

WHO hails passage of HIV-AIDS Policy Act

MANILA, Philippines --- The World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines lauded on Friday the passage of the HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018 which will help curb the HIV epidemic.   "The WHO welcomes the new law as it helps elevate attention to HIV/AIDS and address some of the critical bottlenecks in the HIV programme in the Philippines," WHO Philippines said in a statement.   "HIV continues to be a serious health threat in the country with a record high of 32 reported infections per day. Republic Act 11166 will help in expanding access to evidence-based HIV prevention strategies," it added.   This policy act signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Dec. 20 ...Keep on reading: WHO hails passage of HIV-AIDS Policy Act.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Health chief lauds signing of HIV-AIDS law; 945 new HIV cases recorded

“The signing of the Philippine HIV and AIDS Act is a huge step forward in responding to the growing HIV epidemic in the Philippines,” Duque said. Health chief lauds signing of HIV-AIDS law; 945 new HIV cases recorded Source link: Health chief lauds signing of HIV-AIDS law; 945 new HIV cases recorded.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Hontiveros hails Duterte for signing HIV/AIDS policy law

MANILA, Philippines --- Sen. Risa Hontiveros praised President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday for signing the HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018. "I am happy that the measure was finally signed into law by the President. It is a great way to start the new year," Hontiveros, principal author and co-sponsor of the measure, said in a statement. The senator noted that the newly-signed law could be a modern policy to "curb the prevalence of HIV and AIDS cases" in the Philippines. READ:Duterte signs HIV and AIDS Policy Act Hontiveros noted that the law would allow affordable and accessible medical treatment through "updated health technologies" and would offer education on "prevention" ...Keep on reading: Hontiveros hails Duterte for signing HIV/AIDS policy law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

2018: Sandiganbayan’s rulings on high-profile cases

              MANILA, Philippines --- Since its creation in 1973, the Sandiganbayan has handled a lot of controversial cases, largely because of its nature as a court hearing cases on anomalous government transactions.   This year has been no exception --- especially in the last few months of 2018 ---after two high-profile cases were decided upon by the anti-graft court.   More than 27 years after the cases were filed, and 32 years since her family went into self-exile, former First Lady and incumbent Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos was convicted of seven counts of graft cases.   On ...Keep on reading: 2018: Sandiganbayan’s rulings on high-profile cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Palace makes light of Duterte ‘confession’

Was it another joke meant to entertain his audience, or a kiss-and-tell episode from a President known for flaunting his many conquests? No, it was "just a made-up laughable anecdote meant to dramatize the sexual abuse inflicted on him," presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said of President Rodrigo Duterte's speech in Kidapawan City on Saturday, where the Chief Executive recounted his confession to a Catholic priest about sexually molesting the family's maid when he was in high school at Ateneo de Davao. While Malacaang treated the incident lightly, President Duterte's public confession drew widespread condemnation from critics who described him as "a sick man" for indulging ...Keep on reading: Palace makes light of Duterte ‘confession’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Chinese manufacturer wants to supply Davao with buses

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 Dec) – A Chinese bus manufacturer will send a proposal to the City Government of Davao to supply the city with buses that will replace the old jeepneys when it implements the High Priority Bus System (HPBS) to improve the public transport system. Lemuel G. Ortonio, head of the Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018