Love & Light – World Peace & Healing The Planet

Tag Archives: hiv

Expanded Local Health Board Meeting

AWH attended the Expanded Local Health Board meeting on August 31, 2018 held at the Alfonso Muincipal Hall headed by Mayor Varias and Dr. Manzo. Issues discussed were the following: 1. Voluntary Blood Council 2. Expanded Local Health Board 3. Municipal Nutrition Council 4. Alfonso Task Force on Smoking 5. Local Rabies Control 6. TB (tuberculosis) Infection Control 7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS Area of high TB cases were in barangay Pajo, Taiwanak Ibaba and Upli. As of the 2nd quarter 70 TB cases were reported. 9 were children. Most of the patients were male. The health department gives free medical treatment and are strictly monitored. Dr. … Continue reading