Engagement in Tuberculosis Treatment: Courtesy Visit to Department of Health (DOH)- Metro Manila Center for Health Development (MMCHD)

On February 22, 2024, BPaL OR Team, in collaboration with partners from TB Alliance, Tropical Disease Foundation, KNCV, and TBPeople Philippines, conducted a constructive courtesy visit to the Department of Health – Metro Manila Center for Health Development (DOH-MMCHD). The delegation was received by Regional Director Rio L. Magpantay.

The primary objective of this visit was to foster dialogue on the essential support required from the regional department for the successful implementation and monitoring of the new tuberculosis treatment regimen.…

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Department of Health (DOH) – Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) Malaria Key Population Engagement

TBpeople Philippines recently journeyed to Palawan to participate in the Department of Health (DOH) – Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism (PCCM) Malaria Key Population Engagement held at Aziza Paradise Hotel in Puerto Princesa Palawan. The event served as a platform for TBpeople Philippines to share meeting for engagement with local government units (LGUs) and the broader community. The initiative aimed to equip these organizations with the insights necessary to address malaria comprehensively, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts across various groups.…

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TBPeople Philippines attended the Second National Health Systems Meeting (NHSM)

Founder and President of TBPeople Philippines Ms. Louie-Zepeda-Teng attended the 2nd National Health Systems Meeting (NHSM) held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, together with other panelists Undersecretary of Health – Dr. Kenneth G. Ronquillo, 1st District Representative of Iloilo – Dr. Janette L. Garin, WHO Representative to the Philippines Dr. Rui Paulo De Jesus, City Administrator of Navotas City – Dr. Christia Padolina and Professor V, Community Medicine and Health Policy, College of Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines – Dr.…

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Padayon: DOH-USAID Shared Journey Towards Healthy Pilipinas – A Celebration of Achievements and Hope

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Philippines Office of Health (OH) extends sincere appreciation for our valued partnership in addressing the healthcare needs of the Filipino people. 

We are pleased to announce the culminating activity of USAID’s health projects from 2018 to 2024, themed “Padayon: The DOH-USAID Shared Journey Towards a Healthy Pilipinas,” took place this January 31, 2024, at the Quezon City Experience Museum Complex. 

TBpeople Philippines is privileged to be invited to this significant event, showcasing the fruitful collaboration among the Department of Health (DOH), USAID, local government units, and implementing partners.…

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Collaboration Ignites Hope for a TB-Free Philippines – Tuberculosis Medical Advisory Committee Summit

On January 24th, The Department of Health (DOH) and fhi360, in partnership with USAID’s TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening (TBIHSS) Project, orchestrated the impactful “TB Medical Advisory Committee Summit.” This collaborative two-day event aimed to elevate the proficiency in tackling tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant (DR)-TB, marking a pivotal step towards a healthier future for the Philippines.

The summit served as a vital platform for knowledge exchange and strategic planning. The event fostered an environment of shared learning and commitment, from strengthening treatment proficiency to discussing real-world challenges and exploring innovative solutions.…

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Scholasticans Reunite: High School Batch 1999 Homecoming Celebrates Friendship, Legacy, Memories, and Passing the Torch

The spirit of camaraderie and shared memories filled the air as St. Scholastica’s College, High School Batch 1999 recently gathered for their highly anticipated homecoming event. This special occasion not only served as a reunion for classmates but also a time to reflect on the cherished experiences and bonds forged during their time at the esteemed institution. Among the highlights of the gathering was the symbolic passing of the torch to prepare for the milestone celebration of 25 years as Scholasticans.…

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TBPeople Philippines in collaboration with Getz Healthcare

On January 19, at Astoria Plaza in Pasig City, TBPeople Philippines, in collaboration with Getz Healthcare, delivered an enlightening session on TB Literacy to the Getz Healthcare Diagnostics Team. The event showcased an insightful exploration into the intricate landscape of tuberculosis, featuring engaging presenters who adeptly elucidated the complexities of the disease. The warm welcome extended by TBPeoplePH established a conducive atmosphere,
emphasizing our collective responsibility in the pursuit of TB elimination.…

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World TB Day 2022 – TBpeople PH

TBpeople Philippines commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, March 24, 2022 to raise public awareness to this dreaded disease. That is causing economic, social, and health problems to the community. And to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

The theme for this year is “Invest to End TB. Save Lives” – conveys the urgent need to invest resources to increase the fight against TB and achieve the commitments to end TB made by global leaders.…

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TBpeople Philippines featured in TNC

Another opportunity for the voices of TB advocates to share different life stories for the community to easily relate and get more familiar with the communicable disease Tuberculosis. We would like to thank TNC for featuring our organization for this very important time with the covid pandemic situation that is mitigating the TB program in the country.

S7 Ep. 4 | #TBFreePH advocates on The Big Picture with Lloyd Luna

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TBpeople Philippines on DXGN 89.9 Spirit FM-Davao

TBpeople Philippines President Mrs. Louie Teng was featured on an interview in line with the Lung Month. The TBFreePH campaign was able to reach the population in the other regions of the country with these media initiatives. the advocacy on this communicable disease is much needed for these areas in the country, that has their respective dialects . These story telling features will help end TB and all the negative issues surrounding it.…

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