Aids is ‘hidden and growing’

“YOU may be sitting next to an HIV positive person,” vice mayor Carlo Fortuna warned in his inspirational message during last Thursday’s commemoration of 25th International Aids Candlelight Memorial as crowds began to look at each other.
“Low and Slow,” as how City Health officer Oscar Quirante described Aids five years ago. But lately he described the outbreak as “Hidden and Growing.”
He however calmed the roused crowed of NGO volunteers, peer educators and reformed commercial sex workers by saying, “Luckily there […]

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NGO Worker Gets Early Endorsement for 2010

THE Movement for Change in Politics is endorsing one of Cebu’s community development workers to run for Cebu City councilor next year.
The group expressed their support for Alvin Dizon, program coordinator for Asia of the Olaf Palmer International Center and executive committee member of the Akbayan party-list, to run in the May 2010 elections.
It is about time there is a new face in politics. We are putting the face of […]

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International Women’s Day Celebration

FORGE together with Alliance of Progressive Labor – Women, Akbayan Partylist, BISIG, Center for Participatory Governance, Movement for the Advancement of Student Power and APL – Youth,  celebrated the 98th International Women’s Day last March 8, 2009.

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