Friday, March 30, 2007

RP, UN sign agreement to address HIV/AIDS among OFWs

Source: Balita.Org

The Philippine government and the United Nation System on Wednesday signed a Letter of Understanding on the Joint Program on HIV (Human Immuno Virus) and Migration to address the growing problem of HIV-infected overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and Sunseta Mukherjie, United Nation Population Fund representative, signed the agreement in behalf of the Philippine government and the UN, respectively.

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Related News:
AIDS ravaging OFWs - Manila Times
RP: ‘HIV ravaging overseas workers’ - Philippine Daily Inquirer

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