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AHF Philippines works with the Department of Health (DOH) at the central level, coordinates with the the DOH regional offices and local health offices to ensure that its programs, projects and activities are aligned with that of the national response.
Along with policy advocacy and improvement, AHF works with the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC) to ensure that partners and sites are in compliance with existing regulations and guidelines, and works collaboratively in proposing new policies that would support and improve HIV program implementation in the country.
Part of our fundamental work is to provide HIV testing in our clinics to all who seek it, free from judgment. All tests are confidential and the results are quick. Patients who are found positive are linked into care and given support. Our primary mission statement is to provide, “Cutting edge medicine and advocacy regardless of ability to pay.”
Nenita C. Laude-Ortega,
Country Program Manager
5/F Gateway Tower 2, Araneta Center, Cubao Quezon City, NCR, Philippines.
+ 63 917 512 1956
AHF patients in Care: 15,831
AHF patients receiving ART: 15,023
People living with HIV (Estimates): 133,800 *
HIV prevalence rate: 0.1% *
Children 0-14 years old living with HIV in-country: 590 **
Total tested for HIV (since program start): 236,720 ***
Total condoms distributed (since program start): 1,461,509 ***
* DOH as of May 2021
** UNAIDS estimates as of 2020
*** all AHF supported facilities
Based on the Philippines’s HIV/AIDS ART Registry, a total of 55,498 people living with HIV (PLHIV) are currently on ART. Ninety-six percent (53,473) were males. The age of reported cases ranged from 1 to 81 years (median: 32 years old).
From January to November 2021, a total of 6,920 males having sex with males accounted for the highest incidence at 65.7% while people having sex with both males and females at 27.9%. Sharing of infected needles accounted at 0.80%.
In November 2021, eighty-seven (87) Filipinos who worked overseas within the past five years, whether on land or at sea, were diagnosed with HIV.
*Source: UNAIDS – Philippines – 2020
**Averages, cumulative reported cases in the Philippines as of January to November 2021 according to the Philippines HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Department of Health.