Did you know that the country’s Department of Health claims a special focus every month? http://www.doh.gov.ph/annual_calendar. According to the DOH website:
National Children’s Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10 – World Sight Day
10 – World Mental Health Day
1 – 7 Elderly Filipino Week
4 – 8 National Mental Health Week
4 – 8 National Newborn Screening Week
11 – 15 Bone and Joint Awareness Week
11 – 15 GarantisadongPambata Week
15 – Global Handwashing Day
18 – 22 Health Education Week
18 – 22 National Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week
25 – 29 Food Safety Awareness Week
29 – World Psoriasis Day
Amazing. How is it possible to educate a country, get them to concentrate on each issue, and pro-actively do something about any of these in one month?
Over here at Insular Health Care, we make Wellness a 24/7 priority. Our only priority. Because staying well is the best defense against Illness. Our clinic doctors are available to discuss any issue that concerns you. Just call us or drop by the clinic for an appointment.
We believe that an informed patient is the most important patient to have in any medical fight.
Wishing you good health!
Your Friends at Insular Health Care