September 19, 2023

Increase public investment on NCD prevention and accelerate UHC Law implementation, health group urges PBBM

The Healthy Philippines Alliance (HPA), a network of civil society organizations advocating for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) prevention and control, called on the national government to accelerate […]
September 6, 2023

Child protection groups urge government: Enforce laws banning sales of vapes and other tobacco products to minors

Child Protection Groups urged the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to enforce policies prohibiting the sale of vapes, heated tobacco products and novel tobacco products […]
September 4, 2023

CSR Bill, banta sa kalusugan ng mga ina, sanggol, at bata, ayon sa dating kalihim ng DOH at grupong pro-breastfeeding

Nangangamba ang grupong Arugaan na isang banta sa kalusugan ng mga ina, sanggol, at mga bata ang mga nakabinbing panukala na Corporate Social Responsibility o CSR Act sa Kongreso, lalo’t ipinigadiriwang […]
August 9, 2023

Prohibit Designated Smoking and Vaping Areas for the sake of our children’s lung and overall health

Public health advocates bat for wider smoke and vape-free spaces by prohibiting the establishment of Designated Smoking and Vaping Areas (DSVAs) to further protect the public, […]
July 25, 2023

Welfare of youth must be primary focus in crusade against vapes

Protecting children must remain the top priority in the enforcement of Republic Act No. 11900 or the Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Products Regulation Act as we […]
July 2, 2023

KEEP OR QUIT : Weighing your options to give up smoking

“Gusto ko rin mabuhay nang medyo matagal eh (I’d like to live quite longer),” realized 40-year- old farm hauler Irving Caralde of Papaya, Nueva Ecija when […]
June 30, 2023

No smoking month observed with awareness campaigns

Over 112,000 Filipinos die from tobacco-related diseases each year, of which about 23 percent are male and 10 percent are female (17.5 percent overall). Meanwhile, over […]
June 23, 2023

Minimize damage to oral health when you quit smoking

Bad breath, rotting teeth, gum disease, and worse, oral cancer. These are just some of the damaging impacts of tobacco to oral health unless smokers quit, […]
June 2, 2023

ODD ONE OUT : Exclude tobacco from law that fights against smuggling of food

An NGO that advocates for food sovereignty reminded lawmakers and the government that the inclusion of tobacco products among agricultural products covered under the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling […]