Health department urges LGU participation in HIV awareness

Intern 05/08/2018

The Department of Health (DOH 7) Medical Officer Van Philip Baton urged Local Government Units (LGU) to join them in the Philippine International AIDS candlelight Memorial (PIACM) on Sunday (May 21). Baton, who is also the Program…

‘Recycled Street’ art calls for environmental awareness

Marc Cosep 12/29/2017

If you happen to walk along the street in the City of Van in eastern Turkey, you will be impressed by the artworks on the walls. The vivid illustrations of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, Johannes Vermeer’s…

DOH celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 08/02/2017

Moms to gather for breastfeeding event as part of the celebration The Department of Health (DOH) has lined up activities in celebration of the National Breastfeeding Awareness Month starting last Tuesday. One of the events is the…

Mental health awareness important in preventing suicide

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/16/2017

THE recent suicides in Cebu has prompted the Department of Health (DOH) to strengthen awareness on mental health issues, the signs of an impending suicide and how this can be possibly averted. Erika Datan, assistant mental health…

Youths help spread HIV/AIDS awareness

Norman V. Mendoza 05/21/2017

Around a hundred youth volunteers for the Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter joined the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial at the Plaza Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City last Wednesday night. Vic Jay Gonzal, manager of Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter,…

Mom chooses family over jobs

12/29/2016

Behind a present successful career is a mother longing for those times when her three children were growing up. “I’m guilty, regretful, inadequate and unfair as a mother to my three children,” Marietta Latonio said as if…

City to hold awareness campaign vs firecrackers

Dominic D. Yasay 12/20/2016

IN preparation for the eves of Christmas and New Year, the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MCDRRMO) will conduct a city-wide awareness campaign through a ricorida to inform the public on the dangers of…

Capitol to launch tourism education program

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/16/2016

The Cebu provincial government will be launching a tourism education program next year, an initiative that will delve on the benefits as well as negative impacts of tourism to communities. Joselito “Boboi” Costas, provincial tourism chief, said…

Interaction with Mike George

Sofia Aliño Logarta 11/30/2016

Advocates of Living Values, Brahma Kumaris, The Inner Space and Prosel Pharma, Inc. invited many students from Cebu Cherish School Inc., Cebu Normal University, College of Immaculate Conception, University of San Carlos, University of Southern Philippines, Southwestern…

Drug Awareness and Prevention Week kicks off with a fun run

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/20/2016

At least 566 individuals including drug surrenderers joined in the five-kilometer Color Fun Run and Walk in Cebu City early Sunday morning. Cebu Provincial Anti- Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) Chief Ivy Durano-Meca said that the activity is part…