“No to fear, stigma and discrimination”.  This was the message conveyed by the HIV/AIDS candle light memorial held on Friday, May 31st at the Municipal Building Grounds, this Municipality.

The annual event, spearheaded by the Office of the Municipal Health Officer (MHO), hopes to increase awareness among Miagaowanons and target clients on the risk of HIV infection.  Prior the candle lighting, the participants paraded the poblacion to disseminate the message.  It was participated in by various organized LGBTQ groups, MHO staff, Barangay Health Workers,I am for HOPE members, and LGU officials and employees among others.