February 29, 2024

Health group urges government agencies to protect health policies from tobacco industry interference

HealthJustice strongly urged the government to protect our health policies from tobacco industry interference after the Philippines failed to advance public health interest during the global […]
February 3, 2024

Fight against vapes for our youth, 11 former senior DOH and DEPED execs urge COP10 reps

Eleven former senior officials of the Health and Education departments, in a joint statement, called  on the Philippine delegation to the upcoming Tenth Session of the […]
December 27, 2023

Health group calls on gov’t for more urgent action vs vapes in 2024

To usher in 2024, the government should vow, as their New Year’s resolution, to beef up crackdown on e-cigarettes, also called vapes, for the sake of […]
October 20, 2023

Tobacco industry feared to sabotage youth’s health and tobacco control progress

Public health advocates expressed growing concern over the health and welfare of young Filipinos as the escalation of influence by the tobacco industry threatens to hijack […]
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 […]