"UP Med alums set up fund for HIV testing kits in PH in activist’s honor" (Inquirer.Net)


"NEW YORK — In July last year the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society in America (UPMASA) set up the Dr. Marcelino Custodio Memorial HIV Fund for drug resistance testing kits to be used for HIV patients at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH).

The kits will enable testing for drug resistance to be done on patients at baseline and after failure to respond to conventional therapy. Custodio’s friends, aware of his passion for this advocacy, initiated the project after he died on November 2, 2017..."

Article Link: https://usa.inquirer.net/23574/up-med-alums-set-up-fund-for-hiv-testing-kits-in-ph-in-activists-honor?utm_expid=.XqNwTug2W6nwDVUSgFJXed.1