Category Archives: Advocacy

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 for safety equipment and other important supply.

Research on Breast Cancer Cures

Even if people know that there is still no known cure for Breast Cancer, there are still some people who are hoping to find the cure soon. You can try searching through different search engine sites but the truth is that there is still no known cure that can make Breast Cancer go away.

Breast Cancer is one of the top types of Cancers that kill millions of people every year. Even though there are already some vaccines available for other types of Cancer, breast cancer cures is still being researched and tested. Through, people can donate funds to help the site collect enough money for the testing and trials that will be done to find the perfect cure.

One of the things that Breast Cancer patients do is undergo chemotherapy because it is the only thing that can cure Cancer at this point but wouldn’t it be great to find another cure that will not be as hard as chemotherapy? Remember that there will always be solutions to problems and the perfect cure for Breast Cancer may just be around the corner. Help reach their goal of finding the cure that can save millions of people who have Breast Cancer.

Unilab Run United 2 Encourages A Healthy Lifestyle for the Family

For the active moms, dads, and kids advocating a healthy lifestyle, here’s one great opportunity for you.

Unilab ActiveHealth is inviting moms and their families to join the second leg of the 2012 Run United on June 17, 2012 at Mall of Asia.

There are several race categories and challenges to choose from. If you have kids with ages 5 to 12 years old, you can register them to Ceelin 500-meter dash. Moms, Dads and older children can join the other race categories: 3km, 5km, 10km and 21km.

Runners for the 500-meter dash, 3km, 5km and 10km will get their singlet upon registration. The Active Health race belt bag, bib with timing chip, and Riovana 10% discount stub can be claimed during the 1st ever Run United race expo scheduled on June 13-16, 2012 at BGC Grounds near Mercato from 12nn to 8pm.

For those joining the 21k race will have a different singlet color design.  Besides the freebies during the expo in BCG, and the 2nd piece of the collectible medal and finisher shirt, participants will get a personalized RunRio Timing Card. They need to present their old IPICO timing chip during the registration to get the replacement.

Unilab Active Health Chief Alex Panlilio said the program encourages families to start or continue leading active lives through the Unilab events like Run United.

For his part, Lester Castillo, Active Health Sport Events Executive said they continue to improve United series to provide runners a better experience and encourage them to keep running. The partnership with Coach Rio dela Cruz, “Run United has become one, if not the best, running event in the country”.

Coach Rio dela Cruz said the race expo has brought Run United to a whole new level.

“Major international marathons like the ING New York Marathon and Chicago Marathon hold their own expos days before the event. Together with UNILAB Active Health, we look at some of the best practices from international races, and apply them to the Run United Series to further enhance the race experience of the Filipino running community, ” he said.

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Registration for 2012 Run United 2 is ongoing at the following stores

  • Riovana at Bonifacio Global City and Katipunan, Quezon City
  • Toby’s at SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City and SM North The Block, Quezon City

For online registration, check details at or Registration is until June 3, 2012 on a first come first serve basis.

2012 Run United 2 is for the benefit of Gawad Kalinga and Children’s Hour. For more inquiries, check out and