With an ageing population and the need for a healthy workforce, the government and the private sector have to work together to make the pneumonia vaccine available to vulnerable segments of the population to protect them against this vaccine-preventable disease as well as boost morale in the workplace.
In 1982, Dr. William P. Magee, Jr., an American plastic surgeon, and his wife Kathleen, a nurse and clinical social worker, traveled to Naga City with a group of medical volunteers to repair children’s cleft lips and cleft palates. At that time, the team only managed to treat 40 children. As they prepared to leave, the Magees made a promise that they would return to help more children. With that promise, Operation Smile Philippines was born.
Antique province—Tobacco Control Program
The Tobacco Control Program of Antique province promotes smoke-and vape-free communities through comprehensive strategies that provide causative and reactive interventions anchored...
The municipality has consistently allocated a budget for this program through collaborative efforts of the LGU’s various departments, including health, agriculture, environment, agriculture...
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