STD/HIV Graphic Art Contest Display at the Micronesian Mall

For Immediate Release

April 21, 2017; 3:45pm

DPHSS Release No. 2017-044

STD/HIV Graphic Art Contest Display at the Micronesian Mall

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, STD/HIV Program in collaboration with WestCare Pacific Islands and Guam’s Alternative Lifestyle Association (GALA), is pleased to announce the 2017 STD/HIV Graphic Art Contest submitted by high school students on Guam will be displayed at the Micronesian Mall next to Ross Store and Sushi Rock Restaurant from April 22-29, 2017.  Over 30 entries were submitted depicting a super hero-themed mascot that promotes safer sexual behaviors and choices. The overall winner’s design will be featured in the STD/HIV Program’s Prutehi Hao “Protect Yourself” Educational Campaign throughout the year.

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place contest winners will be announced by Friday, April 28, 2017 on the Prutehi Hao website: or Facebook page: For additional information, please contact Vener Raymundo, Communicable Disease Investigator, at 735-7149.  

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