TBpeople Davao and PCCM Conducts Site Visits in Davao

TBpeople Davao in collaboration with the (PCCM) has been conducting site visits in Davao. The primary objective of these visits is to ensure that all activities funded by the Global Fund are being implemented according to set guidelines and standards.

By engaging in site visits, Mr. Victor Tudtud, Officer of TBpeople Davao and the PCCM aim to strengthen monitoring efforts and ensure accountability in the execution of GF projects. This hands-on approach allows them to address any issues or challenges faced by project implementers promptly, thus facilitating smooth project implementation.…

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Building Bridges Between Mental Health and TB Care: ASSIST Launches TB MIND Asia Project

TBpeople Philippines was recently invited to the project launch of the Tuberculosis-Mental Health Integration Initiative Development – Asia (TB MIND ASIA) project held at Dusit Thani in Makati City. The project launch was spearheaded by the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST).

This gathering brought together honored guests and experts in the field of healthcare, including TBpeople Philippines President and Founder Ms. Eloisa Zepeda-Teng, Department of Health Undersecretary Mr.…

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Largest Human Lung Formation in the Philippines Sets Sights on Guinness Book of World Records

TBpeople Philippines is deeply grateful for the opportunity to be part of a truly historic event—an event that has achieved a Guinness World Record and brought immense pride to the Philippines and the Department of Health (Philippines). This phenomenal accomplishment, known as the Largest Human Lung Formation, stands as a testament to the united efforts and commitment of all involved.

The moment that truly embodied the spirit of this nationwide mission occurred on March 16, 2024, at the prestigious Quirino Grand Stand in Manila.…

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Regional Dialogue at UN High-Level Meeting Commitments on Tuberculosis

The Stop TB Partnership and the Department of Health Philippines co-hosted a significant Regional Dialogue in Sofitel Manila, Philippines, that served as a springboard for strategizing and taking action toward achieving the UN High-Level Meeting Commitments on Tuberculosis (TB).

One of the highlights of the event was the participation of Mr. Joegene V. Mangilaya from TBpeople Philippines. Mr. Mangilaya’s presence at this significant meeting underscores the important role TB survivors play in the fight against the disease.…

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“Tuloy ang Bayanihan, TB ay Tuldukan” Event in Taguig City

On World TB Day on March 19th, the City of Taguig demonstrated its commitment to tackling this global health issue by hosting a dynamic seminar in collaboration with the City Health Office Taguig and TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc.

The event at the prestigious New City Hall Convention Center in Taguig served as a platform to amplify public understanding and engagement surrounding tuberculosis. Under the banner of this year’s theme, “Tuloy ang Bayanihan, TB ay Tuldukan,” attendees were reminded of the collective effort needed to eliminate tuberculosis by 2030.…

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Teleradyo Serbisyo Interview of Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng: Shedding Light on the Mental Health Journey of TB Patients

TBpeople Philippines President Louie Zepeda-Teng shared her experience with TB in a recent interview with Kabayan Noli De Castro on Teleradyo Serbisyo, she opened up about her personal journey with Tuberculosis (TB) and enlightened on the often overlooked aspect of how TB treatment can impact mental health.

Ms. Zepeda-Teng’s story serves as a poignant reminder of the challenges faced by individuals battling TB, not only physically but also emotionally and mentally.…

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TBPeople Philippines Strengthens Commitment in Global Fund’s PSEAH Training

On March 7 and 8, 2024, TBPeople Philippines made notable strides in upholding ethical standards by participating as one of the ethics committees in the Primary Recipients (PRs) and Sub-Recipients (SRs) of the Global Fund’s Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment (PSEAH) training. This participation marked a remarkable moment in the organization’s commitment to combatting sexual exploitation within the health sector.

The training session on PSEAH aimed to educate participants on identifying, preventing, and addressing instances of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment within the context of health programs.…

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TBPeople Philippines 4th Anniversary and New Office Blessing

On March 2, 2024, TBPeople Philippines, celebrated a significant milestone as it marked its 4th anniversary and the blessing of new office in (Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange) PITX, Paranaque. The event was not only a celebration of progress but also an acknowledgment of the continuous efforts in the fight against TB. TBPeople Philippines’s new office was blessed by Fr. Albert Adison, who imparted blessings for the success and impact of the organization’s endeavors in the community.…

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Empowering Partnerships: Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng Invited to a Partner Shoot by Getz Healthcare

Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng, the esteemed Founder and President of TBpeople Philippines, recently had the privilege of being graciously invited by Getz Healthcare Philippines, a division of Getz Bros. Philippines, Inc. to a partner shoot. At this collaborative activity, Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng seized the opportunity to convey her heartfelt appreciation for the unwavering support extended to TBPeople Philippines by Getz Healthcare.

The activity served as a testament to the power of collaboration in driving meaningful change.…

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Community, Healthcare Professionals Unite for Free Chest X-ray in Barangay Crossing Rubber Health Center, Tupi, South Cotabato

On February 26, 2024, an important event took place at Barangay Crossing Rubber Health Center, Tupi, South Cotabato. The Provincial Health Office-Communicable Disease Cluster organized a Free Chest X-ray initiative to promote the early detection of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the community. The event was led by Ma. Ronelyn M. Guay, RN DOH-HRN Nurse II, and Jewel Gee D. Enarcisco, RM- Rural Health Midwife. They were supported by Barangay Captain Eugenio M.…

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