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.
Ugat ng Kalusugan is seeking a Financial Literacy teacher to work in our community and high school outreach programming.
When our midwife was alerted to an issue with a newborn’s cord, she soon discovered that it was not the newborn that was in need to critical medical attention, but the mother.
Are you a motivated teacher looking to make a difference? We are looking for enthusiastic people to change the lives of young people by providing them with the information to stay healthy and stay in school.
Senator Tito Sotto tried to debunk the data that 11 maternal deaths occur daily, but ended up reinforcing the same with figures gathered by his own staff. Here’s what he said at the Senate1: The proponents of the bill are saying that 11 Filipino women die every day when they talked about maternal mortality. They Read more.
This Holiday Season, celebrate your loved ones by making a gift in their name to support women’s and children’s health!
Roots of Health nurse, Josylyn Gulane shares the current state of HIV in the Philippines and what Filipinos should be doing to prevent an epidemic.
It’s been a year since the last time that Ugat ng Kalusugan staff did a needs assessment in various areas in Puerto Princesa in order to find the next location where Ugat ng Kalusugan / Roots of Health can extend its helping hand.
Many of the issues that communities face are more than we are equipped to deal with. We have been fortunate to have formed many positive partnerships with other organizations that have stepped in to help.
Check out the short movie by filmmaker Keefe Murren, explaining our community health work with women and children in Palawan, Philippines. You won’t be disappointed.