05-December-2017, 10:06:20 AM
SOURCE: House of Representatives Press and Public Affairs Bureau
The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading House Bill 6617 or the proposed "Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act" which seeks to strengthen the government's comprehensive policy on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention, treatment, care and support, and to establish the Philippine National HIV and AIDS Plan.
The bill seeks to repeal for the purpose Republic Act No. 8504, otherwise known as the “Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998”.