Throughout the years, the Regionalization Students Organization (RSO) has sought to assess and examine various issues surrounding the Philippine healthcare system in an effort to improve health both in local communities and as a nation. This year, RSO invites you to its fifth Philippine Conference on Community Health (PCCH) entitled “Agap: Addressing Community Health Issues in States of Emergencies and Disasters,” which will be held from March 10 to 11, 2018 at the Buenafe Auditorium, Calderon Hall in the College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila.
Almost without fail, natural disasters ransack our country one after another. From typhoons to earthquakes, and even volcanic eruptions, the Filipino people are always being thrown into the mercy of forces far beyond our control. This year’s Philippine Conference on Community Health seeks to examine the health issues prevalent in these situations, where and how they arise, how they can be prevented, and ultimately how they can be addressed.
Hear from the country’s leaders in the topic of Disaster Management and learn about wide array of concerns surround this topic, including national disaster management protocols, national and international aid, disaster management in communities like Yolanda, Marawi and Mayon, and many more. Among our roster of speakers is Dr. Philip Padilla, an alumni of the UP College of Medicine and former Faculty Regent of the University of the Philippines who will be sharing his vast knowledge about disaster management plans in the local setting. Representing the Health Emergency Management Bureau of the Department of Health, moreover, Dr. Ronald Law will be speaking about the Department of Health and disaster response. Dr. Mahar Lagmay, the current Director of the University of the Philippines Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (UP NOAH) will also be there to grace the event. Other noteworthy speakers and guests include Dr. Gerardo Medina, Dr. Joel Buenaventura, Dr. Ted Esguerra, Dr. Natasha Reyes, Dr. Abdulhalik Kasim and Dr. Raquel Fortun.
To cap off the conference, get lost in “Baile: Masskara Festival” on Socials Night as you spend the night with some of the brightest minds in the country as other medical students from all over the metro will be joining. This will be held at the Malate Bayview Mansion on March 10, 2018 from 7 pm to 12 midnight.
For further inquiries, feel free to contact Kurt Joshua E. Baladjay at 091635620139 or email PCCH2018@gmail.com.
Register now at https://www.tinyurl.com/PCCH2018Registration, with a regular registration fee of Php 1, 500.
Venue: Buenafe Auditorium, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
Date: March 10-11, 2018
Socials Night: Baile: Masskara Festival Details
Venue: Malate Bayview Mansion
Date and time: March 10 2018, 7 pm to 12 midnight
PCCH 2018 is co-presented by the Alliance of Nationalist Doctors, Anatomy Teaching & Learning Academic Society (ATLAS), Community Advancement Medical Program (CAMP), UPV Ph Pub, John Robert Powers.
Together with UP Pangkalusugang Samahan ng mga Mag-aaral (PAGSAMA), and UP Manila University Student Council.
In cooperation with Laagan Bag, NCLEX Application Center (NEAC), Tanduay
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Special thanks to Smirnoff, Unilab
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