CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, (PNA) – The Philippine Army’s 8th Infantry Division, represented by the Restructured Reenlistment Training (RRT) students of the Division Training School (DTS), participated and provided assistance to the bloodletting activity organized by the city health office here on Tuesday.
The activity, in support to the World AIDS Day celebration of this city, was dubbed as “Zero HIV Transmission Through Safe Blood Donation: Be a Blood Donor.”
Local government units, city police office, reservist from Samar College and villagers from the city also joined the activity. It was facilitated by the city health office as organizers.
Major Gen. Jet B. Velarmino, 8th ID commander encouraged everyone to participate in activities like this in order to strengthen the spirit of bayanihan (heroism), which is the trademark of every Filipino.
This activity is just part of the efforts of the city health office for its continuing community relation service in cooperation with local government units, private sectors and other stakeholders. (PNA)