Monday, August 28, 2017

[Press release] Medicard: Tips on how men can achieve optimal health


Photo courtesy of medicardphils.com
Men differ from women in many ways, including lifestyles, response to certain diseases, and health needs.  Men are more at risk of developing of certain diseases such as coronary heart disease and diabetes. They are also more likely to engage in activities that make them prone to injuries and yet, some men are also known for refusing to see a doctor when they get sick or injured.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

What world leaders are saying on the 2017 International Youth Day?


August 12th is the International Youth Day and this year's theme is "Youth Building Peace". With the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 in 2015, young men and women were further recognized as critical actors in resolving local, national, and international conflicts, preventing extremism, and are major drivers of achieving lasting peace worldwide. This year also commemorates young people's contributions to conflict prevention & management, sustainable peace, and as well as on social inclusion and justice. 

Friday, August 11, 2017

The Bunny vs the Bee: Gender Identity and discrimination in the workplace

Can a bunny and a bee live in harmony?

Well, in the case of Bunny Cadag, the bee stung a bit harsher. Bunny wasn't jolly and cried foul, thus a formal complaint was filed against one of the fast food giant's employee. 

But what was the fuss about? Bunny claimed to have experienced a form of discrimination on the basis of gender identity at the workplace. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Major throwback! Raegen Geki comics & artwork


PCOO Interim Social Media Practitioner Accreditation

The Presidential Communications Operations Office released a department order on Interim Social Media Practitioner Accreditation

Social Media accreditation shall be issued to Filipino Citizen at least eighteen (18) years of age with at least five thousand (5,000) followers in any social media platforms.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Throwback photo on Family Planning Advocacy featured at FP Voices of Johns Hopkins University and FP2020

Originally published and featured at the Family Planning Voices of Johns Hopkins University and FP2020: http://fpvoices.tumblr.com/post/147940918699/alvin-cloyd-dakis-rn-cgdp-executive-director

[H&L Magazine] A Makeover for HIV Law


#HIV #PublicHealth #PublicPolicy My H&L Magazine article is out. After an enthusiastic start since its enactment into law almost two decades ago, Republic Act No. 8504 or the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998, seems to need another jump starting, or perhaps a makeover. 

Read the entire article here