Category Archives: Lifestyle

Philippine Antibiotic Awareness Week

  Philippine Antibiotic Awareness week runs from November 12 to November 18, 2018.   Immunization can reduce antimicrobial resistance through: Prevention of infectious diseases Reduce prevalence of primary viral infections Developing of new or improved vaccines which can prevent diseases that are becoming difficult to treat or untreatable owing to antimicrobial resistance

Gomburza

  Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgoz and Jacinto Zamora, known as Gomburza are the three secular priests who were accused as the brain or mastermind of the Cavite Mutiny on January 1872 and sentenced to the penalty of death by garrote.   The death of the three priests made many Filipinos and the Catholic church to be annoyed and… Read More »

Fernando Amorsolo | Grand Old Man of Philippine Art

Fernando Amorsolo is known as the Grand Old Man of Philippine Art.   He was the first National Artist of the Philippines.   Fernando Amorsolo was born on May 30, 1892 and he passed away on April 24, 1972,   He was one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.   Amorsolo… Read More »

Kuwitib and Hantik

In some parts of the Philippines, small ants are called “kuwitib” and large, red ants are called “hantik”.   How do you say “ants” in your dialect? Find out more about ants and other insects at the Insect World inside the Kalikasan room. Museo Pambata

10 Ways to reduce cancer risk

Ways to reduce cancer risk   Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Yet, many of these deaths can be avoided.   Between 30-50% of cancers are preventable by healthy lifestyle choices.   Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines.   The leading causes of death in the… Read More »