Oriental Mindoro gov’t celebrates World AIDS Day 2019

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The Oriental Mindoro Capitol has joined the celebration of the World AIDS Day 2019.

The commemoration was spearheaded by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) in partnership with other government agencies such as the Department of Health (DOH).

Present during event were the students from Oriental Mindoro National High School (OMNHS), Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinsCat)- Calapan City Campus, City College of Calapan (CCC), Divine Word College of Calapan and Holy Infant Academy.

“Ang kampanyang ito ng pamahalaan ay sumentro sa sektor ng kabataan dahil sa datos, karamihan sa kanila ang nagiging biktima ng HIV,” the provincial government said.

“Layunin din ng naging gawain na mabigyang linaw at alisin ang stigma ng AIDS sa lipunan,” it added.

Severl activities were lined up such as symposiums, spoken poetry, and the poster-making contest.

CNakamit ng Oriental Mindoro National High School ang 1st place sa poster-making contest, nakatanggap ang kalahok ng P4,000.00 cash prize. Samantala, nasungkit naman ng Holy Infant Academy and second place na nakatanggap naman ng P3,000.00 cash prize at P2,000.00 cash prize naman para sa 3rd place na Divine Word College of Calapan,” said the province.