Category Archives: Health Updates

“Prevention is better than cure: A four-point action plan”

Recently, my commentary/analysis entitled, “Prevention is better than cure”, was featured in the Opinion page of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. This was my first time to contribute a commentary piece and I felt that it

“Public Health is the Responsibility of All!”

Speech delivered on behalf of ABI-Health at the Info-Art Exhibit launch organized by AngNars Partylist and Alternative Budget Initiative (ABI-Health Cluster) last September 7, 2015 at the North Wing Lobby, House of Representatives, is at FORUM2015 is an accredited media at FORUM 2015 (August 24-27, 2015, PICC, Manila. Also attending as a delegate/researcher/contributor, health policy student, advocate and communicator. More on my insights about the sessions and the

[My Thoughts] Attacks on Science: The Risks to Evidence-Based Policy

After our very first meeting in our HPS 221 class with the course title, “Political Dynamics of Health Policy Process”, we were tasked by our professor to read in advance our assignment.

Exciting months to come at

After my speaking engagement at the 1st Philippine Health Care and Social Media Summit (#hcsmPH), there are yet exciting, thought-provoking articles to come your way as readers and followers of 1.

Ingat! Always wear your CAP! (Care, Access and Prevention)

Caring enough to provide access to information that leads to the prevention of diseases, disabilities and deaths. A Presentation at the 1st Philippine Health Care and Social Media Summit #hcsmPH (February 21, 2015,

1st Quarter Health Events 2015 (and a note on organizing health events)

First quarter of the year and yet we already have a lot of health events to choose from, which may help us start the year right. And be inspired to follow a healthy lifestyle

Starting 2015, right! What to expect…

With the recent inclusion of my blog in Regenestem Asia’s Five Most Influential Filipino Health Bloggers, I felt that I owe something to the public and I should blog more regularly than ever before.

March 29-31: Energy-charged end-month weekend

I’ve been meaning to post about the health events that I usually cover. This is the only time I can. Health events are all over the place perhaps because of the growing