Category Archives: Lifestyle

How much is measles vaccine in the Philippines?

How much is measles vaccine in the Philippines? Measles vaccine in the Philippines cost more or less one thousand three hundred pesos (P1,300).   Measles is a highly contagious disease and is one of the leading causes of death among young children. But vaccines work to protect your children from measles.   The measles vaccine doses are free… Read More »

Protect Yourself From Foodborne Illnesses

Protect yourself from foodborne illnesses.   The Department of Health (DOH) recommends adherence to the World Health Organization’s  Five Keys to Safer Food in the fight against foodborne diseases like salmonella and listeriosis. These diseases can be deadly especially to children.   Health care in the Philippines is getting expensive every year. Protecting yourself from diseases will save… Read More »

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018 was celebrated in the Philippines on July 3, 2018.   The Philippines’ Department of Natural Resources (DENR) advises households to  segregate their trash given that a large amount of garbage comes from them.   Individuals can do their part by bringing reusable bags like bayong or canvass bags when shopping.   International… Read More »

This Year’s Program For Nutrition Month In The Philippines

What is the program for Nutrition Month 2018 in the Philippines?   July is the Nutrition month in the Philippines.   Nutrition Month is a yearly campaign held every July to create greater awareness among Filipinos on the importance of nutrition.   This year’s theme encourages development of food gardens among families and in communities, schools, government offices,… Read More »

What Is Dangal ng Haraya?

102 year old Kalinga Tattoo master Whang-Od Oggay conferred the Dangal ng Haraya award by the NCCA (National Commission For Culture And The Arts) for intangible cultural heritage.   Dangal ng Haraya (Achievement Award) is given to living Filipino artists, cultural workers, and historians, artistic or cultural groups, historical societies, institutions, foundations and councils, for outstanding achievements in… Read More »