Red Orchids Awards up

Red Orchids Awards up

April 3,2013 12:22 AM


By: Elsa S. Subong

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 (DOH-CHD) is upbeat on the next round of recognizing entities working to make their places 100 percent tobacco-free thru the DOH Red Orchids Awards.

DOH Regional Director Susana Madarieta said more government units, health facilities and work places are making great strides in enforcing measures to protect the public from the hazards and exposure to tobacco smoke.

UPV launches DPA program

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PRO6 holds bomb identification and detection seminar

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CWDs join DTI forum

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DOLE-6 launches Intermediaries Academy

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Egg-streme Hoppy-ning @ Iloilo Supermart

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‘Volunteer work is addictive’

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Ratsada visits the Holy Mountain of Guimaras

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BFP-6 hosts Fire Olympics

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