By Matikas Santos
The nutrition of children is a key factor to make the Philippines more resilient to disasters, such as supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) which struck the country nearly a year ago, an international children’s rights group said Friday.
A national immunization campaign against measles-rubella and polio was launched Tuesday in all regions of the Philippines to reach 13 million children under the age of five with free lifesaving measles-rubella and oral polio vaccines.
Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.
Backstage PassBy Isabel Roces
Learning how to run a spa at an early age, Jove Schrottmann endeavors to keep Boracay’s Mandala Spa and Villas on the health and wellness map of the island paradise. The establishment is all about earth-friendly healing, offering holistic therapies, soothing services and pampering privileges all at a posh, eco-friendly location.
The country’s top swim, bike and run freezine, MultiSport, is set to reestablish itself this year as the strongest and the best in the race on three fronts.