PLHIV Response Center is Manila's Interactive Platform for HIV Services
Open everyday from 8AM to 8PM
Access to health facilities ay isa sa mga problemang sinosolusyunan ngayong panahon ng COVID-19. Considering how hospitals and clinics are almost always either full or closed, ang mga taong naghahanap ng simpleng treatment sa kanilang karamdaman ay napapabayaan. Kung kaya’t karamihan sa mga tao ngayon ay naghahanap ng tulong mula sa mga internet forum, mga sagot sa social media, at hindi propesyonal na mga payo online. Continue reading below to see an initiatiated solution to this problem.
Professional Online and Offline Services
Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Viruses or PLHIVs can get proper support online and offline from Manila’s PLHIV Response Center. (Read: What is HIV?) Anuman ang inyong mga kwento at tanong ay kanilang babatiin, pakikinggan, at pananatilihing confidential.
Ang mga services na kanilang inaalok ay: Legal services, Treatment Concerns, Outpatient HIV/AIDS Treatment (OHAT) Package of PhilHealth, Information Needs, Counseling, Psychosocial Support, at Access to Financial Services
PLHIV Response Center is just one click away from Facebook: @PLHIVResponse, Twitter: @PLHIVResponse, and Gmail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Maaari silang i-chat araw-araw sa social media at email mula 9AM hanggang 8PM.
Offline, you can visit their facility everyday from 8AM to 8PM at 1965 JRB Building Anacleto Street, Sta. Cruz, Manila, Philippines (Directions: here) to receive physical treatment, care, and support.
Para sa mga naghahanap ng ligtas na lugar para sa tamang kwentuhan, payo, at suporta, be welcomed into an online community of fellow PLHIVs and supporters. NextGoal: Project Undetectable is a Facebook group that “aims to help newly diagnosed PLHIVs to reach undetectable status through emotional and psychological support, and assist them unto positive behavioral change.” Palibutan ang inyong mga sarili ng lakas at pag-asa.
If you have experiences you want to tell, you may feel free to share your stories with us below. Our ongoing campaign, #MayKwentoAko, features stories shared with us to encourage positive conversations. It’s time we break the taboo around sexual and reproductive health.
If you are not from Manila and you need testing or treatment for HIV, you can search for HIV Treatment Centers near you by using our HEALTH FACILITY LOCATOR. Simply input your location, then select “HIV Treatment Center” and click on the search button. The results will show the treatment centers within a 10 kilometer radius from your location.