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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TB Discipleship Orientation and TB Lecture at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex

On March 18, 2024, marked a momentous milestone in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) as the TBpeople Philippines Team, in commemoration of World TB Day 2024, orchestrated a groundbreaking TB Discipleship Orientation and TB Lecture at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex. In partnership with Mr. Ruffy Biazon, Mayor of Muntinlupa City, Dr. Leonor Tubon, TB Medical Coordinator from the City Health Office in Muntinlupa, Ms. Sharon Dagundon, Health Promotion Unit Head, TB Team and Dr.…

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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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Empowering Partnerships, Transformative Initiatives: TBpeople Philippines Leads the Way!

On March 12th, TBpeople Philippines, supported by the distinguished collaboration of Johnson & Johnson and Getz Healthcare Philippines, a division of Getz Bros. Philippines, Inc., embarked on a significant mission. They paid a courtesy visit to the Mandaluyong City Health Office, graciously received by the dedicated City Health Officer, Dr. Arnold Abalos, alongside NTP Coordinator Ms. Jessica Cellano Dagohoy-Olarve and Sir Bernard Vasquez.

Central to this meeting was a proposal to establish a groundbreaking patient support group called TBpeoplePH Discipleship Mandaluyong City.…

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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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Advancing TB Control: AI For Radiology Innovations Implementers’ Exchange Event

TBpeople Philippines President, Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng, made a significant mark in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) by attending the “AI For Radiology Innovations Implementers’ Exchange,” together with Stop TB Partnership, Department of Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the The Global Fund, held at the prestigious Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City. The gathering, convened on March 11, 2024, focused on harnessing the potential of radiography and artificial intelligence (AI) to bolster tuberculosis (TB) control efforts.…

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Breaking Ground in Liliw Laguna!

On March 6, 2024, the TBpeople Philippines team, with the generous support of Johnson & Johnson and Getz Healthcare, embarked on a groundbreaking visit to the Tsinelas Capital of the Philippines, Liliw Laguna. Our journey led us to the honorable Mayor, Hon. Ildefonso D. Monleon, accompanied by the dedicated Municipal Health Officers.

During this significant visit, we had the privilege to introduce the life-changing programs of TBpeoplePH, sharing our strategic plans and seeking the valuable support and guidance of Mayor Monleon.…

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