The North Luzon Philippines State College in cooperation with the Southern Ilocos Sur Medical Society (SISMS) headed by Dr. Hynedina Pascua, the President, conducted a seminar-forum on HIV and STD, Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika, and Hepatitis on September 23, 2016 at the NLPSC Gymnasium.
Dr. Noreen N. Escobar, an OB-Gynaecologist at the City Health Office of Candon, gave insights about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, and STD. Dr. Maria Eileen O. Pascua, a Gastroenterologist and the Municipal Health Officer of Lidlidda, Ilocos Sur, talked about Hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver. Mrs. Angie S. Rubang, Sanitation Inspection V of the City of Candon, Ilocos Sur, lectured about Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika, diseases spread through mosquito bites.
The said activity was organized by the Medical-Dental clinic headed by Dr. Manuel D. Cadacio, the College Physician.