What can we do as artists?

There are a lot of issues that are currently circulating in society today and people have become more and more interested in learning about these and try to be as educated. This is a good advance, far from the kind of society we grew up in. Today, people are more for equality and act.  …

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A Plea of Love and Support for Filipino Farmers

The problems that farmers are facing and the possible solutions that the government and the public sector can do is the center of the forum hosted by the Asian Development Bank. In this forum, the program manager for sustainable agriculture of Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA) talked about the problems that are plaguing…

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24-hour suicide prevention hotline launched by DOH, WHO, NGF

The Department of Health, together with the World Health Organization, and Natasha Goulbourn Foundation, launched Hopeline, a 24/7 suicide prevention hotline, in observance of the National Suicide Prevention Awareness Day on Tuesday. Hopeline may be reached at (02) 804-4673; 0917-5584673; and 2919 for Globe and TM subscribers.   WHO Country Representative Gundo Weiler said the…

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At a glance: The Philippine health care system

THE health care system in the Philippines has undergone dramatic changes in the last 20 years as the government has instituted various reforms and policies to provide easy access to health benefits for every Filipino. The Department of Health (DoH) lists 1,071 licensed private hospitals, and 721 public hospitals. The Department takes care of 70…

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