The Philippines is currently facing a rise in HIV and AIDS after years of low infection rates, with Cebu City hit particularly hard. Many public health advocates in the Philippines are now putting pressure on the government to face the crisis head on. Some are hitting the streets to take matters into their own hands. Story from LA Times.
Calling all Northern Californians to come out for a great cause! Julieta Gabiola (Global FWN100™ '13), Co-founder of ABC's for Global Health, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University is organizing a fundraiser for a Medical Mobile Clinic in the Philippines.
Since 2009, ABC's for Global Health has been conducting much-needed medical missions throughout the Philippines. The organization has provided dentistry, optometry, surgery and general practice services to over 20,000 patients in Iloilo, Pampanga and Tacloban.