Muntinlupa City has launched an activity to ramp up HIV and AIDs awareness.
The city government kicked off its STI/HIV/AIDS Awareness efforts with free HIV counselling and testing at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa on November 28 and 29.
It also distributed contraceptives and family planning commodities.
It would continue the activity in different schools in the coming days, up to December 7.
These are being done in commemoration of World Aids Day.
Muntinlupa Mayor Ruffy Biazon underscored the importance of these activities, explaining that these would educate the public about how they could protect themselves from disease, as well as raise awareness about HIV and AIDS.
“Mahalagang maunawaan ng publiko ang mga panganib at mga pwedeng mangyari kung makikibahagi sa mga ‘risky’ behaviors. Magkaisa po tayong lahat na labanan ang HIV at AIDS,” Biazon said.