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Of the many potential side consequences of unsafe abortion, mental, emotional and psychological trauma are the most difficult to recover from.

Posted on April 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Women & Children

If critics are to be believed, the reproductive health bill promotes abortion. But does it really?

Posted on April 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Congress, Health, Institutions, Sectors, The Legislature, Women & Children

Poor pregnant women are faced with very few choices

Posted on April 2, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Investigations, Women & Children

The Philippines is one of a few countries in the world where abortion is a criminal act, with no legal exception.

Posted on April 2, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Women & Children

Over 200 faculty members of the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and the University of the Philippines (UP) expressed their support for the RH bill

Posted on March 23, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health

Cecil Anonuevo, executive director of the Remedios AIDS Foundation (RAF) Health Clinic & Laboratory, explains the testing process and what your rights are under RA 8504 or the Philippine AIDS Prevention & Control Act of 1998 for getting an HIV Antibody Testing (HAT): * The HIV Antibody Testing (HAT) is voluntary. Mandatory testing is illegal [...]

Posted on January 24, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

While technology now facilitates sexual encounters, government has been unable to cope with problems resulting from these.

Posted on January 24, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

Newsbreak Fellow Enacted by the Philippine Congress in 1998, the AIDS Prevention and Control Act (Republic Act 8504) is over a decade old. One of the mandates of this law is to disseminate information on HIV and AIDS and methods of prevention. However, because sex education is not in many school curricula, and due to [...]

Posted on January 24, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

Posted on January 22, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Multimedia, Video

More than 40% of respondents in one survey reported that their last sexual encounter was unprotected

Posted on January 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

Monday to Friday, rain or shine, bar girls can be seen lining up in the Angeles City’s health and wellness center for their weekly STI test

Posted on January 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth
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