Each day, 540 children around the world are born with a cleft, causing difficulties with eating, breathing, hearing, and speaking. To help these children, Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft organization, supports 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care for children globally—a service that could have been severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, if not for the Virtual Telehealth Program and Speech Camp that was launched in the Philippines.
Prudence Foundation, the community investment arm of Prudential plc in Asia and Africa, the parent company of leading life insurer Pru Life UK, together with Junior Achievement (JA) Philippines kick-started 2021 by celebrating the achievements of the Cha-Ching Curriculum at the Cha-Ching Financial Accreditation (CCFA) virtual award ceremony on January 15, 2021.
Nothing says “I love you” quite like a hearty and comforting meal with the ones special to you and Valentine’s Day just wouldn’t be the same without the enjoyment of delicious and delightful food.
Datu Puti just kicked off 2021 by making history in setting a new Guinness World Records™ title for the most people dipping food into vinegar online simultaneously.
Tanduay Double Rum has been honored with the 100-Point Century Award at the recent 2020 PR%F Awards Tasting Competition. It received a unanimous perfect score from an esteemed panel of judges consisting of beverage buyers of multi-unit restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos, hotels, resorts, airlines, retailers, and distributors from across the United States who took part in a two-day tasting event in Las Vegas to determine the winners.
In the Philippines, around 4.2 million people suffer from osteoarthritis,2 a condition characterized by joint pain which can limit daily activities like walking. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that primarily affects the cartilage, structures that protect the ends of bones within the joints.
Mental health is the third most common disability in the country, with about 6 million Filipinos living with depression and/or anxiety, according to WHO. Lack of data fails to present an accurate and complete picture of the status of mental health in the Philippines today, but previous studies by WHO, the Philippine Statistics Office and other bodies indicate mental health is a serious – and growing – concern.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) and in collaboration with the DTI Regional and Provincial Offices, will be hosting the first-ever Virtual National Trade Fair from January 27 to February 2, 2021, on its website virtualnationaltradefair.dti.gov.ph.
Proper diet and nutrition are crucial in young children’s formative years. These foster proper development for children, leading to good health, intelligence, and behavior, thus giving them better chances in succeeding later in life.
While acts of love and care are universal, Filipinos are definitely more of the expressive kind. We’ve grown accustomed to physical touch – from our yakap, akbays, and besos – to show how much we share our love for the people we hold dear.