Filipino charity Roots of Health, recognised for its work providing pregnancy-related services and raising awareness of reproductive health rights and family planning, is one of 23 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) worldwide to receive a 2016 Stars Impact Award.
Palawan continues to battle maternal mortality – preventable deaths caused by complications of pregnancy and childbirth. We’ve trained our Community Health Advocates in recognizing warning signs of any danger during pregnancy and immediately after.
This has been our biggest and most impactful year yet – and we couldn’t have done our work without your generous support. Thank you for being a part of our journey in 2016.
We have passed the 100 day mark in his presidency, but to date President Duterte has not moved forward on his promise to support this Law. Women are waiting.
Zika only effects pregnant women and their babies. So Why not women about the health risks they potentially face and provide them the means to prevent pregnancy?
Roots of Health has been nominated to receive funding from Saleduck! How much we get depends on your support. Vote now!
It was a year of major scaling of our programming in order to reach more women and young people not only in Puerto Princesa City, but in the whole province of Palawan. Our High School Team taught over 16,000 students from Narra to Roxas and our Clinical Team traveled almost to Malaysia to deliver reproductive health services.
Raised Pinay (Raised Filipino Woman) is a benefit show on March 31 at the Philippine Consulate of New York and April 2 at NYU’s Palladium Hall. This original activist theater piece featuring an all-pinay cast who will share their own stories of being raised as a Filipina.
The Philippines now has 11 cities with an HIV infection rate greater than 5%. Puerto Princesa is one of these cities. Find out how we can slow this down and avoid a health crisis in Palawan.
Roots of Health reaches over 16,000 girls and women with our holistic approach to women’s health, which includes sex education, clinical services, community-based health support and life skills training.