DOH pledges HIV meds for all PLHIVs within 2023, blames increase of new med users – not its procurement process – for ARV shortage

With the shortage in ARV medicines for people with HIV, DOH assured that over 370,000 bottles of HIV medications are set to arrive within 2023, supposedly enough to cover all PLHIVs nationwide. But they also blamed the increase in TLD users for the stockout, instead of their procurement problems.