The last few weeks of my assignment went in a flash. The survey data was analysed and meetings in place ready to present the findings. The heat is on.
I was relieved and happy the survey design was completed and now excited to get going! I arrived at the LVPO office at 7am to
In 2006, the WHO set out Standards for Maternal and Neonatal Care which is as follows: All pregnant women should have a written plan for
My next stop was at a 2 day project launch and planning workshop for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) program in Quezon
The last day of this field visit began in Alabel, Sarangani at the Municipal Health Office. This was a courtesy call to introduce and discuss
Day 4 is Saturday and an unexpected change in our schedule meant a field visit of a different kind to Lake Sebu. There are 3
In the afternoon we visited a fishing community to find out what their health needs are. The fisher folk are among the most marginalized in
This morning we set off at 6am for Maitum, the smallest and a second class (poorer) municipality in Serangani in the South of Mindanao. Municipalities
After lunch we visited an indigenous migrant community from Maguindanao, in the village not far from the health center. Maguindanao is a province located
Today we visited a rural health unit and a health centre in the municipality of President Quirino, also where GSK’s project on maternal and child
For the next 6 days, I will be on field visits in the rural communities of Mindanao. There is a packed itinerary during which I
The details of my first field visit last week intrigued me a little. I would be visiting Save’s partners at the Caloocan Health Department in
Ensuring the Right start to Life through Optimal Maternal and Child Nutrition: Building a Stronger Nation It was a great privilege to attend a
In Celebration of JULY as Nutrition Month, on July 24, THINK AND WEAR GREEN. The healthy fight will happen at 12 noon Well-being is
Last week, I attended the DOH (Dept. of Health) Health Partners meeting in Manila entitled “Soaring High for Hi5” with Mags, Partnership Advisor at Save.