The Reproductive Health Practitioners Network (RHPN) of the Philippines released its newest logo this month. RHPN is an independent network of healthcare professionals and organizations that are working in the clinical practice & advocacy of reproductive & sexual health and rights. RHPN primarily composed of doctors, nurses and midwives directly working in the reproductive health practice.
The first NGOs & professional organizations to affiliate in RHPN (or it's founding) are:
Likhaan Center for Women's Rights Inc.
Junice Lirza Melgar, MD
Executive Director & Secretary General of RH Advocacy Network
Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders & Advocates International Inc.
Alvin Cloyd Dakis, BScN, RN
Founding Chairman & National President
RHPN's National Secretariat
Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines Inc.
Patricia Gomez, RM
Philippine League of Government & Private Midwives Inc.
Cecilia Santos, RM, MPHGM
Consultant for Health Concerns, DILG
Family Planning Organization of the Philippines Inc.
Institute for Maternal & Child Health Inc.
Corazon Raymundo, DSc, MPH
Other distinguished medical practitioners and professionals also join the RHPN and supports its operations adding to the team of its experts are:
Alberto Romualdez, Jr., MD
Dean, Graduate School of Health Sciences
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Former Secretary of Health
Former Director, World Health Organization, WPRO
Esperanza Cabral, MD, DPSBC
Senior Policy Advisor, United Nations Population Fund Philippines
Former Secretary of Health (2010)
Former Secretary of Social Welfare & Development
Michael Tan, Ph.D, MA Anth, DVM
Dean, College of Social Sciences & Philosophy
University of the Philippines, Diliman
Veterinary Doctor & Distinguished Writer on Public Health
Marita Reyes, MD
Former UP Manila Chancellor
Former Dean, College of Medicine, UP Manila
Molecular Biologist & Biochemist
RHPN will have its First National Conference this coming last week of May 2011 in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines.
Reproductive Health Advocacy Network (RHPN) of the Philippines
88 Times St., West Triangle Homes, Quezon City
Tel: (63 2) 926-6230 Fax: (63 2) 411-3151