Philippines

Navotas City Doing Well against Dengue, Designated Second Lowest

Navotas City Doing Well against Dengue, Designated Second LowestNavotas city is the second lowest in terms of confirmed dengue cases. It has been termed second lowest, out of 17 units, in report released by the local government during the current 32nd Morbidity Week. The event was lead by the Center for Health Development.

Kiwifruits Ready to Grab Eyeballs at Supermarkets in Manila

Kiwifruits Ready to Grab Eyeballs at Supermarkets in ManilaYour next session at your favorite supermarket is surely going to surprise you with a refreshing, delicious and healthy offering, as Zespri Kiwifruit is importing the mouth-watering kiwi season to leading supermarkets in Metro Manila with their sampling processes.

Bikram Yoga Becomes Popular in Alabang

Bikram Yoga Becomes Popular in AlabangBikram Yoga has become highly popular in Alabang as thousands of people in Alabang, Muntinlupa are practicing the postures and breathing exercises of the yoga. The Bikram Yoga Alabang opened in the beginning of this year and is the newest Bikram-certified studio in the Philippines. The studio is popularly known as "the south's newest health enclave" in the region.

Mandaue City to Set Up Lactation Rooms

Mandaue City to Set Up Lactation RoomsOn 1st of July 2010, an agreement has been signed between the Business and Mandaue City officials and National Nutrition Council (NNC) to set up breast-feeding stations in city’s workplaces. The NNC’s Executive Director, Maria – Bernardita Flores, commented, “We signed the agreement so the local government and the business community can establish breast-feeding as a norm”.

UK Funds Training For Human Rights Standards

The United Kingdom has just granted nearly £59,131.72 (approximately P4.2 million) to a non-government organization in the Philippines. The money will be used to train professionals in order to provide proper expertise when dealing with human right cases.

Effective prosecution is necessary against perpetrators of human rights violations in order to uphold justice and human rights in the country.

Filipinos Combat Emotional Stigma of HIV Infection

Filipinos Combat Emotional Stigma of HIV InfectionTime has changed a lot since detection of first HIV infection in 1981, but a large number of people still face problem discussing their concerns about HIV infection. Blame it on the lack of sex education that such a spurt of HIV infection is being observed across the world, or to the stigma being attached with HIV infection that people contracted with HIV avoid facing society.

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