MARIVELES, Bataan – Municipal Councilor Angel Sunga led a program in observance of World AIDS Day in this town to raise awareness and prevention of AIDS disease.
“We held a program recently attended by barangay officials, nurses of the locators inside FAB, NGOs, and municipal health office at Romalaine Restaurant here”, said Sunga who is the chairman of the SB Committee on Health.
“There is a need to raise awareness especially among youth on AIDS caused by the spread of HIV infection”, said the councilor.
Sunga said the chairpersons of the SB Committee on Health of all the towns in the province formed the Public Health Advocacy group to raise awareness and prevent AIDS.
“Our group is pushing for the passage of provincial HIV ordinance, aside from other initiatives like information dissemination for AIDS prevention”, said the councilor.