Republic Act No. 8504: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Policies

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What is the title of the Act?

The Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998

What is AIDS recognized as?

A disease with no known cure

What action does the gravity of the AIDS threat demand according to the text?

Strong state action

What does the State aim to promote according to the text?

Public awareness about causes, transmission, prevention, and control of HIV/AIDS

What is the main focus of the nationwide educational and information campaign mentioned in the text?

Causes, modes of transmission, consequences, means of prevention and control of HIV/AIDS

What is the content of the Act based on the text?

Policies and measures for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS

What does the Act propose in relation to compulsory HIV testing?

It shall be considered unlawful under all circumstances

According to the Act, what right is guaranteed for individuals with HIV?

Right to anonymity

What is the State required to promote in practices and procedures that carry the risk of HIV transmission?

Universal precautions

Which of the following is considered inimical to individual and national interest according to the Act?

Discrimination against individuals with HIV/AIDS

What does the Act propose in relation to poverty, gender inequality, and drug abuse?

They should be eradicated to prevent the spread of HIV infection

According to the Act, what role should affected individuals play in propagating information about HIV/AIDS?

They should be utilized to warn the public about the disease

What is meant by 'Anonymous Testing' according to the Act?

Testing conducted without revealing the true identity of the individual being tested

What does 'Contact tracing' refer to according to the Act?

Tracing and counseling the sexual partner(s) of a person diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease

What is the definition of 'Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)' as per the Act?

'Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)' refers to a virus which causes AIDS

What is 'HIV/AIDS Monitoring' as per the Act?

'HIV/AIDS Monitoring' is not defined in the Act

What is the title of the Act?

The Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998

What is the main focus of the comprehensive nationwide educational and information campaign mentioned in the text?

Promotion of public awareness about HIV/AIDS

What does 'Contact tracing' refer to according to the Act?

Tracing the spread of HIV/AIDS within communities

What is meant by 'Anonymous Testing' according to the Act?

Conducting tests without informing the individuals being tested

What does the Act propose in relation to compulsory HIV testing?

It does not propose compulsory testing

What is 'HIV/AIDS Monitoring' as per the Act?

Monitoring the spread and cases of HIV/AIDS

What is the primary focus of the comprehensive nationwide educational and information campaign mentioned in the text?

Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS and promoting value formation

According to the Act, what is the State required to promote in practices and procedures that carry the risk of HIV transmission?

Universal precautions and utmost safety

What does 'Compulsory HIV Testing' refer to according to the Act?

Testing imposed upon a person without consent or through physical force

What is the title of the Act?

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Act

What does the Act propose in relation to poverty, gender inequality, prostitution, and drug abuse?

Addressing and seeking to eradicate conditions that aggravate the spread of HIV infection

'Anonymous Testing' refers to which procedure according to the Act?

Testing conducted with substitute identification number or symbol to protect privacy

What does 'Contact tracing' refer to according to the Act?

Tracing sexual partner(s) of a person diagnosed with sexually transmitted disease

What is meant by 'HIV/AIDS Monitoring' as per the Act?

Documentation and surveillance of individuals with HIV/AIDS

According to the Act, what role should affected individuals play in propagating information about HIV/AIDS?

They should utilize their experience to warn the public about the disease.

What is AIDS recognized as?

A life-threatening infection caused by a combination of signs and symptoms.

This quiz covers the policies and measures prescribed in Republic Act No. 8504 for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines. It includes information about the nationwide HIV/AIDS information and educational program, comprehensive monitoring system, and the strengthening of the Philippine National AIDS Council.

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