Bacolod HIV cases rise

There has been a significant increase in HIV cases in Bacolod City.

There were 860 HIV cases in Bacolod City on December 2022, which significantly rose to 904 in May 2023, the city Public Information Office reported Wednesday, September 20.

Representatives of the Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE) Inc., City Health Office, Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD), Local AIDS Council and various sectors held a consultation on the Bacolod HIV-AIDS ordinance on Tuesday.

Bacolod City being one of the sites for the ACHIEVE-SKPA2 Project by ACHIEVE Inc. was granted HIV investment planning and technical assistance to improve its HIV-AIDS ordinance, the PIO said.*

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