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Philippines takes a Positive step to stop AIDS

in PHILIPPINES, 26/10/2013

Its first home-grown TV series directly dealing with HIV/AIDS has debuted in the Philippines, raising stakeholders’ hopes that it would generate public awareness as well as sensitivity.

“Positive” is a drama aired by broadcaster TV5 about the discovery by a party hopper that he has AIDS, which leads him on a search to try and discover how he got infected.

Since it premiered on 17 Oct with the tagline ‘Let's save lives .. Media can stop AIDS’, Positive’s cast and crew have held a discussion with stakeholders to discuss sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

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