Category Archives: Advocacy

Childhood Immunization Schedule 2017

Stakeholders have yet to resolve the dengvaxia controversy, and while the government is working on it, health authorities assuage public fear by promoting other vaccines that have been proven effective to prevent childhood diseases such as tuberculosis and measles. Sharing from Dr. Ethel Pineda’s Facebook Page: Poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles. These diseases which…

Want to be a blood donor?

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Do you know that donating blood does not only benefit the recipient, but the giver as well? One great benefit of giving blood is that you help others live. You see, our blood has several components such as red cells, white cells, platelets and plasma. Each of these components is useful to someone needing them….

Immunization Schedule for Teens and Pre-teens for 2014


Moms and Dads, please take note of the following immunization schedule for our teens and pre-teens at home. It pays to know the type of vaccines and the age they are appropriately administered. My kids are both candidates to receive some of the vaccines and booster shots mentioned here. Please click on the image to…

Safety rules on use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices


If you cannot avoid to light a firecracker to welcome the new year, please take note of the following safety rules from health experts. Do not hold firecrackers while lighting them. Use the lighted end of a stick instead. Do not light more than one device at a time. Do no alter fireworks in a…

Disaster Preparedness Kit

The following items will come in handy during typhoon and other natural calamities. It should last for 72 hours (the maximum period for disaster victims to wait for rescuers to come to their aid.) These are; Dry clothes Non-perishable goods Food for children Important documents Medicine Flash lights Batteries and Radios You can also check…