Archive for the ‘Public Health’ Category

STATEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION THE ISSUANCE on July 23, 2016 of Executive Order No. 2 on Freedom of Information drew support from the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition as a signal of the commitment of the Duterte Administration...

UNDERNOURISHED children, overnourished adults -- that is “the double burden of malnutrition” that afflicts the Philippines. A paradox, indeed, in a highly agricultural economy, which should be producing food in abundance. To this day, however, many...

THE WORLD’S POPULATION is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and exceed 11 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report. The report, 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects, the 24th round of official UN...

We are reposting this article published on April 15, 2014 about the challenges being faced by the sugar industry in Negros Occidental. CUARESMA or Holy Week is the time when Filipinos reflect on the agony of Jesus Christ. It is also the time when the...

TODAY, 24 March 2015, is World TB Day. We are resposting this infographics from the International Committee of the Red Cross that provides a glimpse into the challenges posed by TB in the confines of Philipine jails and prisons. Click here to know more...

THE ADMINISTRATION of President Benigno S.Aquino III failed to score a majority approval rating on any of the 12 “urgent national concerns and issues” on which it is performance was rated in March 2015 by the creditable pollster Pulse Asia Research...

PAGE FROM THE PAST: We are reprinting this article originally published on November 27, 2007 in our i-Report page.  FISH IS our number one source of protein and, next only to rice, fish and other marine-based products like clams, seaweed, and prawns...