ASEAN Commemorative Conference on Traditional and Complementary Medicine featured in German Journal of Acupuncture and Related Techniques

ASEAN Commemorative Conference on Traditional and Complementary Medicine Featured in German Journal of Acupuncture and Related Techniques   The ASEAN Commemorative Conference on Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) was featured in German Journal of Acupuncture and related techniques last February 9, 2018. The article that was composed by Ms. Janet Pimentel-Paredes of National Acupuncture Detoxification continue reading : ASEAN Commemorative Conference on Traditional and Complementary Medicine featured in German Journal of Acupuncture and Related Techniques

PITAHC’S book highlights clinical studies on PHL medicinal plants

  The Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) in a bid to raise awareness and educate the Filipino people about medicinal plants—their usage and proper preparation—has published books that brilliantly provides substantial information about the  medicinal plants of the Philippines.     The Encyclopedia of Common Medicinal Plants of the Philippines and Patnubay continue reading : PITAHC’S book highlights clinical studies on PHL medicinal plants

PITAHC pushes for integration of T&CM in rehab of substance abuse

In a bid to help those who have turned their backs from illegal drugs, the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC), in celebrating the 9th TAHC Month, focused on the integration of traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) in the prevention, rehabilitation and treatment of substance-abuse addiction. In Photo: PITAHC Director General Annabelle-Pabiona-de continue reading : PITAHC pushes for integration of T&CM in rehab of substance abuse

ASEAN 50th Conference: Moving Philippine healthcare towards development

In Photo: ASEAN key persons hand in hand with representatives of the Philippine Health Sector Over the years, the Philippines has been an active member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean), which contributes to the betterment of universal access to essential health-care services. Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of the Asean 50th Conference, continue reading : ASEAN 50th Conference: Moving Philippine healthcare towards development

PITAHC, empowering traditional and alternative health care

THE country’s diverse yet rich culture and heritage gave birth to many of the current traditional and alternative health care practices. At the time when western medicine had not reached the country yet, the answer to many of the diseases and health problems were the herbs and plants in their surroundings. The Philippines being a tropical continue reading : PITAHC, empowering traditional and alternative health care

Living and serving with a purpose: A golden needle in a haystack

FINDING inding someone who values his or her integrity, honesty, untainted reputation and fear of the is like finding a needle in a haystack. Dr. Annabelle Pabiona-De Guzman, the petite and soft-spoken director general of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) embodies an upright leader for she considers her work and profession continue reading : Living and serving with a purpose: A golden needle in a haystack

Asean 50th conference: A gathering of minds and visionaries

IN the past years, the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) has been moving towards establishing stronger ties and sounder understanding between its members in order to reach a common goal of integrating traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) into the national health care delivery system wherein there will be a universal access to essential health services, continue reading : Asean 50th conference: A gathering of minds and visionaries

PITAHC: Reshaping, rebuilding Pinoy’s health-care system

LONG before we learned about modern medicine, our ancestors have already designed tools and means to aid their sick people and have unlocked and deciphered the healing powers of the plants and herbs that surround them. From simple tapal (patch) using leaves of tuba to hilot (traditional massage), aromatherapy and chiropractic, among others, it cannot be continue reading : PITAHC: Reshaping, rebuilding Pinoy’s health-care system