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DOH: “Cigarettes are eating you...

MANILA – To highlight the dangers of smoking to adults and the health harms caused to children and non-smokers through exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS), the Department of Health (DOH) together with New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) and World Lung Foundation (WLF) has launched a powerful national anti-tobacco campaign called “Cigarettes Are Eating […]

DOH: BE SMART AND DON’T START SMOKING

The Department of Health (DOH) together with New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) and World Lung Foundation (WLF) has launched a powerful national anti-tobacco campaign that highlights the dangers of smoking to adults and the health harms caused to children and non-smokers through exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS). The campaign, called “Cigarettes Are Eating […]

National anti-smoking campaign launch...

National anti-smoking campaign launched

Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2015  Written by OpinYon THE Department of Health (DOH), together with New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), launched a new anti-smoking campaign aimed at highlighting the dangers of tobacco on users and secondhand smokers. The campaign, which started on August 8, features two 15 and 30-second video commercials to be aired […]

Government, NVAP, to rollout national...

By Raffy Rico | Friday, August 7, 2015 – 12:38 pm The Department of Health and the New Vois Association of the Philippines, with support from the World Lung Foundation, will rollout a new anti-smoking campaign to highlight the dangers of tobacco on users and secondhand smokers. The campaign, which will feature two fifteen and 30-second video […]

DOH, NVAP Launch ‘Cigarettes Are Eati...

By Newsdesk Posted last August 7, 2015 02:51 AM  Updated last August 7, 2015 02:51 AM   MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), launched on Thursday a national anti-tobacco television ad campaign to highlight the dangers of smoking both to adults and children in the […]

Health advocates praise PNoy for anti...

While many sectors have criticized President Benigno Aquino III’s recent state of the nation address, the health community were all praises for the outgoing leader for passing tobacco control measures his predecessors failed to enact. “There’s no time in history than in the current administration that anti-smoking legislations were successfully passed by Congress and defeated […]

Health advocates laud PNoy the smoker...

By: InterAksyon.com August 1, 2015 9:15 AM   InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 MANILA, Philippines — Even as critics continue to score President Benigno Aquino III for his administration’s shortcomings, health advocates said there is one area in which he got it right — “passing tobacco control measures his predecessors failed to enact.” “There’s […]

Marginalized sectors major beneficiar...

December 02, 2014 MANILA, Dec 2 — Millions of marginalized sectors such as senior citizens, persons with disabilities, informal workers, and urban poor families are now covered under the government’s universal health care as a result of the amended sin tax law approved in 2012.   New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President and Global […]

Cigarette prices in PH still among lo...

Cigarette prices in PH still among lowest despite sin tax, says report

Philippine Daily Inquirer 5:36 AM | Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013   MANILA, Philippines—Despite the passage of the sin tax law, the prices of cigarettes in the Philippines remain among the lowest in Southeast Asia, an antismoking group said yesterday.   Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines, said the first edition of […]

Doctors urge PNoy to quit smoking now

By Macon Ramos-Araneta | Jul. 25, 2013 at 12:01am THE country’s biggest organization of doctors and a group of throat cancer survivors on Wednesday raised an alarm over President Benigno Aquino III’s persistent coughing as he was delivering his fourth State-of-the-Nation Address on Monday. Leo Olarte, president of the Philippine Medical Association, and Emer Rojas, president of […]