Anthropologist. HIV activist. LGBT rights advocate. Coffee and tea lover. Indigenous hat collector. Proud Waray.


University of the Philippines – Manila Campus

University of the Philippines – Diliman Campus

University of Cambridge, UK

Other Publications

Acaba, J. P. (2018) Love in the time of HIV: Narratives of Filipino HIV Serodiscordant Gay Couples in the Metro Manila, Philippines. Journal of Social Health, 1(2). http://socialhealthjournal.org/2018/09/12/love-in-the-time-of-hiv-narratives-of-filipino-hiv-serodiscordant-gay-couples-in-metro-manila-philippines/

Acaba, J. P. (2017) SRHR and the 2030 Agenda: What’s at Stake for Youth Living with and Affected by HIV? ARROW for Change, 23(2). http://arrow.org.my/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/AFC-23_2_2017-WEB-2.pdf 

Johnston, LG, Sass, J., Acaba, J., Cheng, WS, & Mark Prabhu, S. (2017) Ensuring Inclusion of Adolescent Key Populations at Higher Risk of HIV Exposure: Recommendations for Conducting Biological Behavioral Surveilllance Surveys. JMIR Public Health Surveillance 2017; 3(2) 40. DOI: 10.2196/publichealth.7459

Acaba, J. & Cahill, H. (2017). TeenGen: A Leadership Training Course for Adolescents from Key Populations in Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok: Youth LEAD.

Acaba, J. P. (2015). Ang Paghahanap sa Paraisong Mapagpalaya. Saliksik E-Journal, 4(2).

Acaba, J. P. (2013). Meanings, Preferences, and Power among Men Having Sex with Men in Manila. Philippine Social Science Review, 65(2).

Contributor in Graham, A. Powell, M., Taylor, N., Anderson, D. & Fitzgerald, R. (2013). Ethical Research Involving Children. Florence: UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti.

Acaba, J., Gurung, G., & Pye Aung, T. (2012). Young People and the 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS. inFocus: Civil Society Perspectives on the 2011 HIV/AIDS HLM, 6. Malaysia: APCASO.

Acaba, J. P. (2012). Tropa: Masculinity and Power in Sexual Health Seeking Behaviors among Male Youth Gangs. Asia-Pacific E-Journal of Health Social Science, 1(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6G61X

Acaba, J. & Marin, M.L. (2011). Positive Justice: Utilization of People Living with HIV of the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998 (RA 8504). Quezon City: Action for Health Initiatives, Inc.

Acaba, J. (2010) The Sama Indigenous Group. In Ethnic Groups of the Philippines.

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