Help of barangay officials sought in anti-AIDS campaign

The Davao City Health Office has urged barangay councils to strengthen campaign on the importance of testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) amid the alarming increase in cases of the disease in the region.

aidsAccording to Pricilla Senoc, the Health Education and Population Officer of the CHO, it was important for community leaders to participate in the awareness and prevention program on HIV-AIDS.

“We have 182 barangays and if these barangays will engage in the HIV prevention program, we can reverse the (rise in) cases of HIV in Davao,” she said.

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