Enzo: Your HIV Combination Prevention Expert
Safe Spaces PH launches a new way to access peer-led sexual health information. Meet Enzo, your friendly sexual health chatbot. Prepared with quips, gifs, and tips, Enzo has got you covered in preventing HIV transmission from testing to treatment! Try him out on Facebook Messenger at m.me/safespacesph.
International AIDS Memorial Candlelight Ceremony to Light Up the World on May 17
More than ever, we need hope now, and we’d love to spark a glimmer of light in you through “LIGHT UP: The 2020 Philippine International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (PIACM) Ceremony” on May 17, 2020, at 4PM.
Maintain U=U With Xpress by LoveYourself
In response to the impending community quarantine in Metro Manila on March 15, 2020, LoveYourself has innovated its antiretroviral therapy (ART) refill delivery system.
HIV Advocacy Group Asks Government Support for Continued Access to Life-Saving Medication Amidst COVID-19 Situation
The LoveYourself, Inc., a community-based non-profit primary health care facility for people living with HIV (PLHIV), appeals for the support of the government for the continued and uninterrupted access of PLHIV to anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs.
LoveYourself Holds First HIV Caravan with Pilipinas Shell in Cebu
LoveYourself Cebu partnered with Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (PSPC) for HIV awareness and screening at its Cebu Regional Office in Mandaue City on January 11, 2020. This is the first caravan organized by LoveYourself Cebu for this year.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Leads HIV Mass Screening
After Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray visited LoveYourself, Inc. on Wednesday (27 February), the Filipina beauty queen invites everyone to get tested on 2 March 2019, Saturday at LoveYourself community centers and its partner community-based organization.
HIVisions – Hearing and HIV
From the booming sounds during a party to the gentle whispers from a significant other, the sense of hearing plays a significant role in making our days more vibrant. For hearing people, it is an essential to understand and appropriately respond to verbal communication. In recent years, researchers in the field of HIV care has put their attention towards the hearing health of people living with HIV (PLHIV). A 2013 integrative review by Assuiti, Lanzoni, dos Santos, Erdmann, and Meirelles revealed that there was not enough evidence for a direct association or implication of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and hearing loss, however they suggested to investigate the associated factors further due to inconclusive data.
Come in and Play: Safer Sex with Toys
When using adult toys we always aim to pleasure, to satisfy sexual needs be it done with a partner or alone. For those with a partner to play with, we may use them as part of foreplay by a vital part in attaining climax. Some of us can also use them during the main intercourse, which adds another layer of sensation towards safe and satisfying sex.
STATUS – HIV and Blood Donations
Blood is the lifeline that flows through the body. It nourishes and transports waste products to appropriate filtering organs. In the past year, there have been reports of increased donated units that have tested reactive for HIV after screening consistent with the rise of HIV infections in the Philippines. However, there have also been accounts of nonreactive men having sex with men (MSM) who have been deferred from donating blood on the basis of their sexual orientation.
HIV Cases Continue to Rise, According to Latest HARP Data
The Philippines’ battle with HIV continues, as the number of newly diagnosed people living with HIV (PLHIV) remains high.