2nd day of WASAR Training for Tourist Guides in Coron, Palawan

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2nd day of WASAR Training for Tourist Guides in Coron, Palawan 

151020171130Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard Palawan District’s Coron Station demonstrate the proper way and position to rescue drowning victims during the second day of the WASAR (water, safety and rescue) Training for Tourist Guides connected with the private tour agencies in Coron, Palawan on Tuesday (Oct. 20, 2015). The training involves defining standard operating procedures in water rescue, the proper administration of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), water safety courses and others. It is sponsored by the Department of Health-MIMAROPA Region in close partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard and the Puerto Princesa City government. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)
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DOH-12 reviews Family Planning Program, vows to improve services this year

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-12 reviews Family Planning Program, vows to improve services this year 

COTABATO CITY, March 17 — To ensure that one of the flagship programs of the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Mindanao, a Family Planning Program Implementation Review was conducted in Davao City, health officials said Monday.

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Increasing survival chance of cardiac arrest victims

October 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Increasing survival chance of cardiac arrest victims 

141014180129Philippine Heart Association president Dr. Joel Abanilla underscores the vital role of automated external defibrillator (AED) in increasing the survival chance of cardiac arrest victims after undergoing cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) health forum on Tuesday (October 14, 2014) at AnnabelĂ­s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Quezon City. Also in the photo (from left) are Dr. Francis Lavapie, Dr. Anthony Leachon, president of the Philippine College of Physicians; and Dr. Raul Lapitan. (PNA Photo by LSJ)LAM

Learn CPR campaign to save lives

October 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Learn CPR campaign to save lives 

141014173800Dr. Francis Lavapie, chairperson of the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) Council on Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), cites the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, during the Philippine College of Physicians health forum at AnnabelĂ­s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Quezon City on Tuesday (October 14, 2014). Dr. Lavapie pointed out that CPR can be learned by anyone and they are teaching it in barangays, schools and offices as part of their advocacy to increase people’s awareness and participation in doing CPR to help save lives. (PNA photo by LSJ)LAM