Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 15 December 2017 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
Region CAR Submenu
Latest News
News Headlines
Foto Releases
One Luzon
120129-car-logo

Best Logo. Aeronne Paul Coronel of Benguet State University, with his winning design for the 'Save Balili River, Count Me In! Logo design contest of the Balili River System Revitalization Coalition (BRSRC) during the awarding program cum Kapihan media forum at the Benguet State University, Thursday. The handing of cash prize and certificate of recognition were La Trinidad Mayor Greg Abalos and Raffy Tallocoy of the Baguio CityMayor's Office. (Photo By Lito Dar/PIA-CAR)
Cordillera Administrative Region

PIA Press Release
Friday, January 20, 2012

Baguio Filipino-Chinese community holds symposium on Chinese traditional medicine

BAGUIO CITY, Jan 20 (PIA) -- The Filipino- Chinese Community, in partnership with the City Government of Baguio, held a symposium on health research outputs on treatment of difficult and complicated medical cases using traditional Chinese medicine at the City Hall Multi-purpose Hall, Wednesday.

This activity, in line with the city’s celebration of Spring Festival 2012 or the Chinese New Year, was attended by hundreds of people including students, employees and members of the civil society.

Peter Ng, president of the Baguio Filipino Cantonese Association – Cordillera and Spring Festival 2012 celebration chair, welcomed the participants to the symposium, which offered a learning experience on the insights of the unique approaches of traditional Chinese medicine.This he said is part of the rich cultural heritage of the Filipino-Chinese community which they want to share to the people of Baguio.

Filipino-Chinese General Hospital Medical Director Dr. Charles Cheng, one of few licensed practitioners of Chinese Acupuncture in the country, spearheaded the symposium. He explained that the activity aims to answer the most common questions about Chinese Acupuncture and to share their health researches or clinical investigation on the effectiveness of Chinese traditional medicines on the treatment of various Filipino diseases.

Cheng shared that the results of their studies, the first of its kind done locally, give insight as to what kind of people will most likely seek acupuncture treatment. He hopes to further the acceptability of acupuncture as an effective alternative to rising medical cost of patient care.

Researches shared in the said symposium were Temporo Mandibular Joint (lock jaw) which was presented by Daisy Cabradilla, RN; Hyperthyroidism by Ingrid Dolormente, RN; Bell’s Palsy by Eliazar Aday,RN; Trigeminal Neuralgia by John May Mina and Herpes Zoster by Katherine Bersamira Cheng. Carlos Victor Gonzaga also shared a testimony on hyperthyroidism. (JDP/LD-PIA CAR)

 
Latest Stories
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • Kalinga nutrition congress moves to reduce malnutrition (CAR)
  • NCIP joins 4Ps planning workshop in Baguio city (CAR)
  • Kalinga holds 1st Health Forum (CAR)
  • Kaelco proposes 24-hout power service (CAR)
  • 30 micro-firm owners take management & shop floor seminar (CAR)
  • Competitive exams for fisheries scholarship program on March 17 (CAR)
  • DepEd USec inspects school projects in Ifugao (CAR)
  • Tanudan migrant workers group to hold medical mission in home town (CAR)
  • Ifugao town organizes committee on anti-trafficking, VAWC (CAR)
  • NCCA sustains SLTs in preserving Benguet's cultural heritage (CAR)
  • DPWH assures better road in time for Panagbenga (CAR)
  • Baguio city mayor reiterates call for waste segregation, commits to obey SC order on use of Irisan dumpsite (CAR)
  • “Lames Festival” brought more fun, as La Paz celebrates town fiesta (CAR)
  • CSC- Abra encourages more nominations for awards program (CAR)

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines