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DOH approves rules to implement law on pregnant women, infants

May 03, 2019 - 11:27 AM

Secretary of Health Francisco Duque III says that although the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 11148 serve as an important guide, it is in the execution that makes all the difference

FULL EFFECT. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III leads in the ceremonial signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 11148 or the Kalusugan at Nutrisyon ng Mag-Nanay Act. Photo by Jene-Anne Pangue/Rappler

New law boosts gov't services for pregnant women, infants

Dec 11, 2018 - 10:22 AM

National government agencies and local government units will now have to ensure the provision of specific services to address nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life

Pregnant mothers and new born babies are taken cared for and receive pre and post natal care at the CSV Maternity and Lying-in clinic in Caloocan City.

Poe: First 1,000 days crucial for child’s development

Jul 03, 2015 - 5:54 PM

The senator has 2 pending bills aiming to end child malnutrition nationwide

#ZEROHUNGER. One of Senator Grace Poe's advocacies is eradicating hunger in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda

Preventing chronic malnutrition in emergencies

Apr 04, 2014 - 1:00 PM

The current chronic malnutrition rate in Yolanda affected areas exceeds the 30 global threshold according to the World Health Organization

MALNUTRITION AND YOLANDA. The current chronic malnutrition rate in Yolanda-affected areas exceeds the 30% global threshold, according to the World Health Organization. Photo from World Vision

Smart starts: Your child's first 1,000 days

Aug 17, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Regarding the most crucial period in developing a child s brain and immune system

RAISING SMARTER KIDS. Cultivating your child's brain starts in the womb