Lack of access to hygiene could endanger new Development Agenda
The eighth Global Handwashing Day comes less than a month after the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, including hygiene for the first time in the global agenda. One of the SDG targets is to achieve ‘access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene’ by 2030.
Department of Health: Be Smart and Don’t Start Smoking
The campaign, called “Cigarettes Are Eating You Alive!”, will air in national television channels and is designed to encourage quitting from smoking and support for the Philippines’ smoke-free laws, and to support the timely implementation of graphic health warnings on tobacco packs by March 2016.
Go, Grow, and Glow with Goldilocks’ Sarap Pinggang Pinoy
In support of the initiative, Goldilocks, the country’s number one bakeshop and the Filipinos go-to foodshop, launched its own Sarap Pinggang Pinoy Meal. The meal was first announced at the FNRI-DOST and Goldilocks Advocacy Partnership on Healthy Eating at the SMX Convention Center.