Positive Pinoy: my personal journey with HIV.

I was diagnosed last March 29, 2012 in a time that I was supposed to leave the country in a couple more weeks. I had my medical exam, and the result returned POSITIVE. From then on, my journey with HIV began.

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What's New?: gateway to useful links on local and international news and updates about HIV.

A summary collection of medical articles, research news, and science breakthroughs on HIV/AIDS, STIs, and other related diseases.

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HIV 101: Basic information for the newly-diagnosed.

Understand the basics, know the facts, and take care of yourself. This section contains basic information about HIV/AIDS.

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Social Media: going viral against HIV/AIDS and other STIs.

The entrance of social media in spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS has gone viral. Famous personalities and the common man alike showed their support not just to HIV education but also with regards to the lives and struggles of the LGBT community.

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Health Events: listing of wellness and advocacy events for HIV-positive individuals and friends.

This section contains a summary listing of knowledge-sharing events on HIV, mass HIV testing, and other wellness events that will strengthen the overall health of HIV-positive individuals.

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31) Philippine National Convention on AIDS 2012

The convention, which was previously announced to be a two-day event, has been set to a single day: October 19, 2012. The venue is still at The Bayleaf Hotel in Intramuros, Manila.

The following transcript is taken from the fb page of the AIDS Society of the Philippines, Inc., as well as their online event invitation:

AIDS Society of the Philippines, Inc. cordially invites you to its 12th Philippine National Convention on AIDS this October 19, 2012 at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila.


Medical Response: Is it Treatment or Cure?
  • Patient Zero: The Berlin Patient
  • Understanding HIV Treatment (Anti-Retroviral Therapy)
  • Nursing Care

Social Response
  • Understanding Most-at-Risk Population
  • Men having Sex with Men (MSM), Social Media, and HIV

Innovation in Prevention
  • The Doctor's Call: Provider-Initiated Counseling and Testing
  • De-stigmatizing HIV Testing
  • Addressing Risks in Sexual Behavior via Red Light Special

Local Response
  • Making Partnerships Work
  • HIV and AIDS Interventions among Business Process Outsourcing
  • Corporate Social Response

Please send scanned copy of deposit slip via fax or email:
(02) 376-2546 or info@aidsphil.org

On-site Registration Fee:                     P 1200
Member On-site Registration Fee:      P 1000   
Students:                                                P   500 

Mode of Payment:
  • Cash
  • Check: payable to AIDS Society of the Philippines, Inc.
Account Name:              AIDS Society of the Philippines, Inc.
Bank Name:                   BPI-Timog Branch
Account Number:           0271-0357-64

You can contact AIDS Society of the Philippines, Inc. through:

(02) 376-2541