Triangle of Self-Care: Condom Use | The Key to Effectivity is Correctness and Consistency
The basics of HIV Transmission (ESSE) states that if one of the four conditions (exit, survive, sufficiency, entry) is not satisfied, no transmission will occur. Insofar as going against these conditions is concerned, the use of condoms provides us with a very reliable line of protection to prevent HIV transmission by blocking the entry of the virus.
Triangle of Self-Care: The Game of Safe and Satisfying Sex
When we realize our nature as sexual beings, we begin to play with trust, pleasure, and health. In the game of safe and satisfying sex, the choice is ours to pick what card to draw.
HIVisions – A Youth in Crisis: HIV/AIDS and Awareness
The HIV crisis in the Philippines requires urgent attention due to increasing rates of HIV infection, in contrast to a worldwide trend of plateauing or decreasing rates. Moreover, of the 26 Filipinos daily who contract HIV, 8 of them are aged 15-24 years old. The age group contributing to the biggest proportion of cases has also become younger, with the 25-34 years age group accounting for more than half of detected cases, with the 15-24 years age group trailing behind at 28%.
Volunteer Spotlight: Dalton Claudio and Frenzy Importado, Honing the HIV Testing Experience
The volunteer duo believes the fear of HIV testing is best banished with an uplifting counseling experience, so they set out to create a better process for LoveYourself’s flagship testing event.
Volunteer Spotlight: Monching Domingo Co, a Lover and a Fighter
LoveYourself counselor and single dad Monching has had his fair share of ups and downs, but his unwavering spirit and constant inspirations in life have gotten him through hell and high water time and time again.
LoveYourself Incognito, a Free and Anonymous HIV Screening for Men, Set for May 29
LoveYourself Incognito, the country’s first community-based HIV screening for men that asks for no names, uses no forms, and is highly confidential, is set for May 29 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Victoria Court Malate.
LoveYourself Creates New Batch of Volunteers, Known as “Kinaadman”
LoveYourself welcomes its first batch of newly-recruited volunteers for 2016, collectively known as Batch Kinaadman.
Makati, Quezon City, Lead in Implementation of World-Class HIV Counseling and Testing Programs
The local Health Departments of Quezon City and Makati lead the pack in actively implementing world-class HIV prevention programs, particularly HIV Counseling and Testing.
HIV Programs in the Philippines ‘World-Class’, according to WHO
Amidst the rapid rise in the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) lauds the Philippine response to the epidemic as “world class”. In a report published during the last quarter of 2012, WHO praises the use of “existing interventions (that) draw on international best practices such as peer learning, networked outreach, internet chatting, and connecting risk groups to health services.”
Loveyourself Hub Now offers
The LoveYourself Hub now offers: Weekend Wellness for Men — free and confidential testing for HIV, Syphilis, Hepa B, and other Sexually Transmitted Infections, in a safe and affirming place for men who like men. Starting June 9, 2012, it is open every Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM to 3 PM. Address for the Love Yourself Hub is 1850 Leon Guinto St., Malate, Manila.