AIDS awareness touched on in Pia Wurtzbach’s visit to British Embassy

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Posted at Aug 20 2019 09:46 PM | Updated as of Aug 22 2019 05:29 PM

MANILA—Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach on Tuesday visited the British Embassy in Manila to talk about, among other topics, her advocacy: promoting HIV-AIDS awareness.

The British Embassy Manila posted a photo of Wurtzbach and British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In the caption, the Embassy said Wurtzbach talked about "her links with the UK and her work as a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador."

Wurtzbach became a UNAIDS ambassador for Asia and the Pacific in 2017. UNAIDS stands for Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS.

Since she was crowned Miss Universe, Wurtzbach has been vocal about the need for sexually active persons to test for HIV.

She has also raised millions of pesos to help patients who have the disease.