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Through the fun run, the PRC seeks to raise funds for equipment, such as ambulances, boats, fire trucks, and rescue vehicles. It also aims to raise funds for the conduct of first aid and disaster resilience trainings in communities. The funds will also be used to aid areas hit by disasters and health emergencies. The race route starts and ...

In a news statement, Briones said that it is the first time that the Philippines joined the PISA in 2018 as part of the ... The PISA results, along with our own assessments and studies, will aid in policy formulation, planning and programming," she said. The education chief noted that DepEd will lead the national effort for quality basic ...

In October, a series of over magnitude 6 quakes hit the island, all with epicenters in North Cotabato ... The donation to Cor Jesu College, as well as the other relief programs by the Chinese government and the Chinese community in the Philippines, was part of the "continuous and growing cooperation and friendship between China and the ...

TMC Clark also provided onsite medical support such as fully equipped ambulances, emergency medical teams, specialists/doctors for first aid and physical injuries, and physical therapists to various sports venues in Clark Freeport, New Clark City, and San Fernando, Pampanga. These medical assistance has started from November 25 to December 10 ...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping finance a $50 million satellite launch which would bring the internet to at last 2 billion people in Asia-Pacific that are not on the map of telecommunications providers because of their remoteness or smallness. In a statement, ADB said it had entered into a deal with Kacific Broadband Satellites ...

Overflowing with gratitude for 22 years of indisputable success in real estate, Suntrust Properties Inc. (SPI) turned to the needy and vulnerable to pay it forward. Suntrust Properties conducted corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs far and wide when it sent employees in teams of eight--symbolizing the rays of the sun--to hospitals ...

Who green-lighted, first of all, the change in the instruction manuals to ... unyielding champion in the current Duterte administration through blandishments of massive loans and aid, enabling Beijing and favored state-owned companies to acquire an ever ...

The Health Department organised an awareness seminar on vector-borne diseases at Government High School, Rainak Bazaar, under Tandarust Punjab mission here on Wednesday. District Epidemiologist Satish Kumar from the District Health Department was the keynote speaker on the occasion. Dr Satish Kumar said the disease was transmitted by the bite ...

In a statement on Wednesday evening, the Duke of York said he "unequivocally" regretted his relationship with the disgraced financier and was willing to aid in ... who was first convicted of ...

The Chinese government sent two truckloads of relief goods as its first batch of assistance to the locals. MEMBERS of the local diplomatic community have separately offered sympathies and humanitarian aid to the people of Mindanao following the series of earthquakes that hit parts of the island-region late in October and November. Ambassador of ...

Kine, a former head of the Human Rights Watch, expressed such willingness to help Robredo in a tweet on November 11. His first recommendation was: "Arrest Duterte and his henchmen for inciting and instigating mass murder." When the president learned of it, Duterte got furious and lashed out against him and Robredo. He, however, identified ...

It has also developed a product to help address the need for food during calamities. The foundation has conducted more than 130 training activities each for capacity building and basic first aid, which an estimated 100,000 people have attended. The Paler family of Southern Leyte is recognized for their Rehab Without Walls program which aims to ...

Philippine Gaming Amusement Corp. (Pagcor) announced on Saturday that it would resume accepting medical assistance requests, but the applications will have to be endorsed first to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes ... of enhanced Pagcor and PCSO coordination is to maximize aid given to each patient and to harmonize the systems of both agencies ...

MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) will again accept applications for financial medical assistance starting today. Last week, the state-run gaming regulator halted the provision of financial aid following the arrest of a couple who attempted to defraud PAGCOR by submitting fake documents for fictitious ...

According to the Department of Education, over 1,000 schools were damaged almost a month after a series of earthquakes hit ... The PRC also deployed 20 water bladders from General Santos-Sarangani, Davao City, Leyte, Cebu, Agusan del Sur; five water tankers and three water treatment units to North Cotabato and Davao del Sur; ambulances from ...

Dirty water collected at an open space on SPPU campus. Potholes, small ponds and open gutters spread dengue as they are a breeding ground for mosquitoes. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo) After 22 positive cases of dengue were recorded from the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) campus in three weeks, the administration has put in place ...

"We have to take preventive measures to stop acid attacks for which the station house officers (SHOs) in their respective areas, must check whether legal requirements and standard operating procedures (SOPs) are implemented at shops where acid is sold," the CPO instructed. Perpetrators behind the incident must be punished according to ...

MANILA, Philippines -- Citi Philippines has partnered with leading drugstore Mercury Drug to help Filipinos on their journey to self-care and improve physically, mentally and emotionally. Manoj Varma, consumer business manager at Citi Philippines, said the new Mercury Drug Citi would equip customers with the tools that allows them to be the ...

CEBU, Philippines -- Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has assured that the city government will provide aid to the Mindanao earthquake victims, but they need to assess first their primary needs to avoid wastage of public funds. A group led by Councilor David Tumulak went to the local government units affected by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in ...

He said PNP will also extend aid to its affected members. "As a matter of fact ... Officials said at least 23 people have died from the series of earthquakes that struck Mindanao in October. The region was first hit by a 6.3-magnitude quake on October 16. This was followed by 6.6-magnitude temblor on October 29, and another on October ...

Keep the BoB for children light and easy to carry. There are many guides online on how to put together a BoB. My advice though is to keep it tailored to your needs without forgetting about the essentials - food, water first aid kit, clothing. Maps - analog and digital These may be outdated these days and almost replaced already by AI-assisted ...

These consist of one ambulance, a boom truck with lifter, and a van. They will also bring battery operated jackhammers, bolt cutters, expanders, a generator set, crowbars, shovels, hydraulic cutters, ropes and some first-aid medical equipment. They also have 200 pieces of 20-feet long blue tarps and 100 hygiene kits consisting of a plastic pail ...

"We are all in this together. Since the first earthquake struck Mindanao on Oct. 16, our team has been working round-the-clock, providing first aid and other humanitarian services like distribution of hot meals to the affected residents, such as those in Balabag Barangay Hall in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato which serves as temporary ...

Ilagan said then Mayor Duterte was among the first to provide help, including water and food ... from Davao were sent by citizens "who had gone out of their way to wish the relief workers a safe trip" to send aid to the victims of calamities there. "Now, Mindanao is reeling from incomprehensible devastation. Must we search for reasons ...

"Red Cross teams are providing first aid and other humanitarian services to the affected residents, such as, those in Upper Bala Elementary School in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur which serves as a temporary evacuation center," he said. Davao del Sur Chapter staff and volunteers provided psychosocial support to 155 quake-affected children and ...

Bahian reminded those who will be visiting the cemeteries to bring food and water, umbrella, trash bag for their garbage, first aid kit and ID. For those who will be bringing with them their children, Bahian said they have to make sure their kids are ...

This makes it imperative that we make ourselves aware of all the breast cancer preventive measures, treatment and personal check methods in order to adequately teach our daughters, female friends, siblings and relations all about them. Did you know that about 14,640 Nigerians die yearly due to this disease? Well now you know! Below are some ...

"The PGH is often the first option and the last resort of the poor and the middle class to get the ... However, he was careful to warn that some of these were only band-aid solutions and would not cause long-term change. "I think all of these recommendations will alleviate the situation but it will not solve the problem [because] traffic ...

Welfare desks and first aid stations were set up to evacuation centers. A total of 23 patients were catered by PRC, 15 from South Cotabato, five from Davao del Sur, one from North Cotabato, and two from General Santos. Twelve people were administered with ...

WHAT IS A MIGRAINE HEADACHE? A migraine is a severe headache that keeps coming back. The pain is often throbbing and can happen on one or both sides of the head. Migraines can be disabling, and migraine sufferers can feel dizzy or sick to their stomachs ...

"Immediately check for burns, wounds and do a first aid for burns. Observe for other symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath or palpitations. If you know CPR, start it on an unconscious pulseless victim." According to Dr. Faustino, some injuries from electric shock may seem minor at first, while others may be hard to detec

Hence, let us discuss the various preventive measures that can be taken in order to stop the mosquitoes that spread the virus. 1. Closing the open sources of water -- Any open source of water is dangerous as the mosquitoes can lay their eggs in the water ...