The Department of Health (DOH) guaranteed the community of Individuals Living with HIV (PLHIV) that DOH features a steady supply of lifesaving HIV drugs, in the midst of the “risk of running out” in other nations, as detailed by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Secretary Francisco T. Duque III shares that “With the drastic increment of the number of Filipinos getting contaminated with HIV over the past 10 a long time comes the persistent increment in budget allotment for acquirement of HIV drugs,”
There are 77,882 aggregate cases of HIV as of now that detailed as of April 2020, and 45,444 of whom are as of now on life-long treatment. These free antiretroviral (ARV) drugs are accessible in 160 government and private treatment offices arranged around the country.
DOH moreover, focused that most of the much-needed HIV drugs are adequate until the end of the year, with extra buffer stocks. There’s likewise an ongoing obtainment of these drugs that guarantees supply for end of the utilize. Encourage, the 2021 procurement.