Sunday, March 4, 2012

UN AIDS calls on Philippines to step up drive against HIV

An official of the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) called on the Department of Health (DOH) to escalate efforts in addressing the problem on HIV and AIDS in the country amid the continuing increase in the number of cases.

The UNAIDS official said there is a need to initiate more awareness in terms of educating the public on HIV/AIDS as a form of prevention while also encouraging them to get counseling and testing.

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