ADVOCACIES

Back to Listing

RA 11166: Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act

RA 11166: Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act

Calls for a comprehensive, age-appropriate and context-specific information drive on HIV and AIDS with the end-goal of removing the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS and ultimately, of preventing further infections; Mandates DOH to establish a prog m that would provide free and accessible anti-retrovi l treatment and medication for opportunistic infections to people living with HIV who would enroll in the prog m; Directs Philhealth to develop an insu nce package for persons living with HIV which should include cove ge for inpatient and outpatient medical and diagnostic services, including medication and treatment, set a reference price for HIV services in gov't hospitals, among others

 

Signed into law on December 20, 2018