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Makati Medical: First DOH-Recognized HIV Treatment Hub
 

Makati Medical: First DOH-Recognized HIV Treatment Hub

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Dubbed the first private hospital as a recognized HIV treatment hub in the Philippines by the Department of Health (DOH), Makati Medical Center is to provide access to effective antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to persons infected with HIV.
 
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27 Jul 2016 - General
 
It is alarming that 25 people acquire this infection everyday. Although there has been advances in detection and treatment, this disease remains to be a problem in the country. This means that previous strategies by employed by the government health sector were lacking to control disease transmission. Having a private institution as a treatment hub is indeed favorable. However, in my opinion, it will be better if government institutions will put up HIV treatment hubs as well. This will make trea...
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