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Giant Human Red Ribbon Formed in Manila, Philippines, to Observe World AIDS Day

December 14, 2011

A drenching downpour did not keep thousands of red-shirted students from 19 metro Manila colleges from forming a giant human AIDS awareness ribbon at the University of Santo Tomas on Dec. 4 to recognize World AIDS Day. During the opening ceremony, Gregorio Banaga, president of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines, called on young people to learn about HIV/AIDS, respect the sacredness of life, love their neighbors, and offer understanding and support to those at risk of infection. The event ended with the release of 19 large red balloons, one for each college taking part.

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Adapted from:
Xinhua News Agency
12.04.2011

This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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