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Pia Wurtzbach is new UNAIDS Asia-Pacific goodwill ambassador
03 May 2017

Pia Wurtzbach is new UNAIDS Asia-Pacific goodwill ambassador

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is the new face of the fight against the human immunodeficieny virus/accute immuno deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS).

For her advocacy against the growing epidemic, Wurtzbach was named Goodwill Ambassador of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Asia-Pacific on Wednesday, May 3 at the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU). The beauty queen has a huge following among the youth and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) LGBT groups.

'I will use my voice, my social media following (for this advocacy). People who are following me right now, at least when they look at me, they'll know that (I am) advocating for HIV/AIDS,' she says.