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PRESIDENT’S OUTBOX

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e make change work for women…and for that matter, men, too. In fact, here at Bicol University, we make change work for the entire Bicol University family. We love our women; as it is from their womb that life began. But we love our men, too; as we are partners of creation and co-stewards of the earth. That is why the Bicol University administration is working so hard to provide the necessary changes that will work for everyone –women, men, and the rest of the Bicol University family. But nothing beats the wit and charm, the multi-tasking abilities, and the strength of a woman. Whether it is in calming a distressed child or listening with full attention and empathy to our stories of triumphs, defeats, frustrations, and the occasional sadness. As a male, leading a womendominated University, I am in awe of the various facets of womanhood and women character that I encounter every single day. I am surrounded by women – and my world is definitely a lot easier, and challenging because of them. In this Month of Women and for Women, I am reminding everyone, men in particular, to look at women beyond what they can or cannot do. Let us take a look at women beyond gender, beyond roles, and beyond the labels that we attribute to them. Let us look at them simply as persons worthy of our highest regard and respect. Only when we look at everyone without attributions of gender or past the labels that society imposes, will we be able to make changes work for everyone, men and women, alike. Happy Women’s Month! May we all be reminded of the various women in our lives who have made changes work for everyone!

Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito (center, in blue) stands next to BU President Arnulfo Mascarinas for a photo with the students who attended the 2018 Youth Economic Forum in Bicol University last March 2.

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Senator JV Ejercito visits Bicol University for Youth Economic Forum

en. JV Ejercito recently visited Bicol University on March 2, 2018 for the Youth Economic Forum that focused on the Road to Sustainable and Inclusive Growth. Prior to his appearance at the BU CAL Amphitheater for the said forum, he paid a courtesy visit to BU President Arnulfo Mascariñas. BU President Arnulfo Mascariñas later joined senator at the said forum, and shared his ideas on sustainable and inclusive growth. Senator JV Ejercito likewise discussed his effort in the Senate to improve the economy and his advocavy for modern railway and

efficient mass transport and system. The visit was the senator’s way of reaching out to the youth sector through a consultative meeting. In his visit in the university, the senator engaged the Bicolano students in fruitful discussion about actions that could be taken in improving the youth sector. During this visit in Albay, Senator Ejercito also attended the 2018 Bicol Regional Student Teacher’s Congress which was held at the ibalong Centrum for Receation in Legazpi City.

BU Pres meets with college registrars, ICTO personnel for Online Registration System(ORS)

P Bicol University registrars in a meeting with Dr. Arnulfo Mascariñas on the implementation of Online Registration System (ORS).

resident Arnulfo Mascariñas met last March 2, 2018 with the university registrar, the respective college registrars and ICTO personnel in preparation for the implementation of the online registration system(ORS) in time for the BU Graduate School enrollment on April 1014, 2018. The system was previously tested at BU Tabaco Campus . Said ORS will eventually be adopted as a regular procedure for the university.

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EDITORIAL Making Changes Work

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o much has changed in the past century with the way we treat our women. From the first Women’s Day organized by the Socialist Party of America in February 28, 1909 that gave birth to the annual celebration of International Women’s Day to commemorate the 1908 strike of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union headed by Clara Lemlich and the Revolt of the 20,000, * to the first woman President in Asia, Corazon Aquino, we have indeed made the changes work for women. But in the broader spectrum of society, what changes will preferentially affect women at large? More importantly, how do we make these changes work for women? The United Nations on Women revealed that women make up more than two-thirds of the world’s 796 million illiterate people. On the other hand, the National Statistical Coordination Board reported in 2013 that “the Philippines has managed to balance the ratio of girls to boys in high school, but not in primary and tertiary education; further, girls fared better in literacy rates and national achievement tests, while boys were more likely to drop out.” Results from a 2015 study of Clarissa David of the University of the Philippines and Jose Ramon Albert of the Philippine Institute of Development Studies on Why Many of the Hungry are Women, wrote that “When the woman in a family is the better educated and has larger potential income outside the home, she is expected to do both full-time work and fulfill traditional home and child-care duties.” Similarly, studies from other countries show that “well-educated and highly paid women who are in unequal partnerships with their spouse are vulnerable to domestic abuse.” The 2013 National Health and Demographic Health Survey disclosed that one-fourth of married Filipino women has experienced sexual, physical, or emotional violence from their husbands. Likewise, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has documented over 3,000 Filipino girls who experienced child abuse in 2014.

Yes, society has made significant changes and milestones for women. Women are now visible and active participants in nation building, politics, sports, and every other imaginable area or arena. Women have triumphed beyond their ordinary and domestic image as mothers, nurturers, and domestic serviced providers. We have landmark laws and policies focusing on preferential treatment for women’s rights such as Republic Act 9262 or Violence Against Women and Children. But women literacy rates speak volumes of a still segmented society. Girls outperforming boys in the Philippine education data, does not spell gender equality. Expectations for women’s role as both provider and traditional home and childcare duties server, does not add prestige to a woman’s stature. Rather, it piles up additional burden to the overflowing current expected social roles that she must play and constantly juggle. Yes, we have given our women equal opportunities to debunk the myth that “it’s a man’s world”. But we continue to imprison her spirit within the claws of

traditions and old school thoughts. We accommodate changes in perceptions of beauty by providing plus size models integrating such into the fashion industry. But the first greeting we always throw her way is how much she has gotten fat or bigger. We silently wish for a slimmer version of themselves even when the cause of such misshapen body is childbirth and the stress of domestic life. Yes, we have policies and laws that protect our women and children. But they are still violated – emotionally, sexually, and physically. Yes, we have tried to work with the changes. But have not fully succeeded in making changes truly work for women…and humankind, in general. Unless we finally break the barriers and boundaries that culture has created by educating the young in the truest value of equality and the common good regardless of gender, the way the world treats women, and mankind in general, will remain imbalanced and slanted. Only when we educate the young, to see past gender and view people as dignified beings, can we truly make changes work for all men and women.

Rodriguez, F. (2015), PH women and development beyond 2015, published 10:27 AM, August 05, 2015, accessed at www.rappler.com, Status on women, accessed at http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/commission-on-the-status-of-women-2012/facts-and-figures

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Man and Woman

Editor’s Desk Renelyn E. Bautista

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t’s our month, women! This Women’s Month, let me turn to the sublime power of Literature, and allow me to share with you dear readers, a masterfully written poem by Victor Marie Hugo on Man and Woman. The back cover presents a comparative infographics on status of men and women in the Philippines based on the latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority for your general and greater awareness. Here’s to making changes work for everyone. Happy Women’s Month!

Establishing “World-Class” BU Infrastructure Facilities

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ne of the strategic plans of action of Bicol University under the leadership of Dr. Arnulfo M. Mascariñas is the upgrading of infrastructure. This is a huge challenge that is taken by BU seriously as it continues to establish a niche in higher education institutions in the country. Data from the Clientele Satisfaction Survey along support services done over the last few years reveal that BU infrastructure and utilities which include classrooms, comfort rooms, laboratory equipment, training halls, sports facilities and student lounge, got the lowest rating among the various key result areas. Based on the root cause analyses, the poor rating is attributable to the following: dilapidated buildings, age-old facilities and equipment, poor maintenance due to lack of personnel and steady water supply, improper use of the facilities and equipment, and huge volume of users, among others. The numerous corrective and preventive measures implemented over the years hardly make a dent on the improvement of the over-all rating. Committed to the principle of continual improvement under its quality policy, BU should continue to introduce genuine reforms along the physical/ financial, administrative, and behavioral aspects. The Physical/Financial Aspect. BU

Man is the highest of creatures. The woman is the most sublime of ideals. God made for man a throne for the woman an altar. The throne exalts, the altar sanctifies. Man is the brain. The woman’s heart. The brain produces the light, the heart produces the Love Fruitful Light, Love resurrects. The reason convinces, tears moving. Man is capable of all heroism. Woman of all martyrdom. Heroism ennobles; sublimates martyrdom. Man has supremacy. The woman’s preference. Supremacy is strength, represents the right preference. The man is a genius. The woman an angel. Genius is immeasurable, the angel indefinable. will continue to lobby for more external funding through government subsidy and productive linkage, and appropriate more local funds for the construction or rehabilitation of various infrastructure facilities. Over the last three to four years, BU has been a recipient of millions of government subsidy and congressional insertions to improve its infrastructure facilities, most of which are completed and others nearing completion. For Fiscal Year 2019, BU has proposed multimillion more of priority investments to be financed by the government along the much-needed academic and academicsupport buildings, communication facilities, and laboratory equipment. Also worth mentioning is the MOA that has just been signed between BU and Legazpi City Water District for the installation of water facilities at BU Main Campus and BU East Campus amounting to P3.5 Million through Agency to Agency Mode of Procurement. Two million is also appropriated for the improvement of water facilities at BU Daraga Campus through the water district in Daraga under a similar mode of procurement. Both are sourced from local funds. The Administrative Aspect. Soon, the General Services Office (GSO), a newly-established office under the revised BU Organizational Structure, will be activated. Designed to improve assignment of administrative responsibility and accountability, the office shall take care of over-all maintenance of the university in close coordination with the Maintenance

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The aspiration of man is supreme glory. The aspiration of woman is extreme virtue. The glory makes everything great, virtue makes everything divine. Man is a code. A gospel, woman. The code corrects, the gospel perfects. Man thinks. She dreams. To think is to have a larva in the skull; to dream is to have a halo on his forehead. Man is an ocean. The woman is a lake. The ocean has the adorning pearl, the lake, dazzling poetry. Man is the flying eagle. She is the nightingale that sings. Flying is to dominate space. Sing is to conquer the soul. The man is a Temple. The woman is the Tabernacle. Before the temple we discover ourselves, we kneel before the Tabernacle. In short: the man is placed where the land ends. The woman where heaven begins.

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Section of the Physical Development and Management Office which also needs to be enhanced. The GSO shall have supervisory function over the janitorial services which will be outsourced beginning 2019. BU has proposed P10 Million under Tier 1 and P5 Million under Tier 2 for this purpose. The Behavioral Aspect. There is nothing concrete yet concerning this last but equally important aspect. The unassailable fact is that BU has already spent a fortune for the repair of infrastructure facilities caused by improper use. The challenge to the deans and directors and student leaders therefore is how to come up with any innovative program, project or activity designed to promote proper use of the BU infrastructure facilities. Any innovative undertaking, if successful, may be replicated in other colleges. For sure, the BU President, whose desire to modernize infrastructure facilities is beyond question, is more than willing to finance it. Establishing a capital-intensive, modern infrastructure facilities is not an overnight enterprise. Steadily and bit by bit, we shall all bear witness to the dawning of modern BU Infrastructure facilities worthy of “world-class” stature.


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GENDER AND DEVELOPEMENT

Bicol University as a beacon of g By Julius Justino B. Embile

GAD Training of Trainers

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o break the system of classified dominance has been a favoured advocacy of many throughout human history. Heroes and icons like Mahatma Gandhi, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and our national pride Dr. Jose Rizal has time and again reminded us, the value of seeing each other as equals, regardless of race, social status, and other orientation. Throughout the years, humanity has progressed, as can be observed. The downfall of segregation in many countries indicated the decline of racism; and the many social revolution around the world has proven that the masses, particularly the poor, have a strong voice that can be heard and will be listened to. However, one particular issue on equality remains to be the subject of critical thought and strong advocacy: gender

Training on Gender Analysis and Harmonized GAD Guidelines

equality. When it comes to destroying the patriarchal and sexist perspective, how far have we come? What have we done? And what are we prepared to do? According to Chinese philosopher Laozi, ‘the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’. Perhaps, with selfreflection, we all should begin with what we have achieved in our school. The Bicol University, as an institution of upright learning, recognizes the moral significance of gender equality and is sworn to uphold these values. As part of the university’s efforts in this matter, the task of initiating efforts in upholding gender equality was given to BU’s Center for Gender and Development (BU-CGAD). Under the BU Code, BU-CGAD is the office with the responsibility of mainstreaming gender and

development concerns in all programs of the university. Aside from advocating awareness and gender mainstreaming in development, BU-CGAD is also responsible in influencing gender and development policies. Its

“Gender and develop equal opportunity for bo involved in developing o are also equally entitle of the said developmen Salazar, BU-CGAD Dire goal is also to develop and implement plans, programs, and activities that will advance GAD perspectives across colleges and clienteles of the institution. Since its establishment, BUCGAD has performed these duties guided by the laws created to uphold gender equality,

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particularly the Magna Carta for Women. To perform these duties, BU-CGAD was also given the authority in initiating gender concepts in the academic curricula and to enhance GAD research and extension programs.

pment means there is an oth men and women to be our society, and that they ed in reaping the results nt,” - Prof. Ma. Elaine I. ector “Men and women must learn that they are both ‘actors’ and ‘movers’ contributing to the advancement of their community,” she further explained. In close cooperation with other offices of the university, BU-CGAD has conducted

Prof. Ma. Elaine I. Salazar BU-CGAD Director

several activities on gender and development in and out of campus. Part of the said effort is ingraining values on gender equality among the students, faculty, and staff of the university. Part of BU-CGAD’s recent activities is their GAD 101, wherein the center imparts knowledge about gender related concerns to BU personnel which was done in partnership with the Human Resource and Management Office (HRMO). In partnership with BU’s Office of Student Affairs (OSAS) and Legal Affairs Office, BUCGAD also initiated the “Forum on Sexual Harassment” where participants of the gathering learned how they can legally protect themselves from abusive or untoward behaviour in and out of the workplace. The forum was attended by BU-CGAD Director Elaine I. Salazar and

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members of BU’s GAD Council including BU President Arnulfo Mascariñas and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Helen Llenareses. As the events resource speaker, Assistant Regional Prosecutor Atty. Joyce Guerrero discussed the laws against sexual harassment and other related legalities. “We are doing our part in upholding gender equality and the protection of the rights of men and women. And we will continue to do it, as much more is needed to be done,” Prof. Salazar further stated. Indeed, more needs to be done; but if such actions made to defeat gender inequality can be done in places like Bicol University –a place that could shape the future generationthen perhaps the dream of a truly equal society is not impossible. image from: cn.hdwall365.com


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Four BUTC entries excel in the 14th BU Student R&D Forum ast March 23, 2018, the Office of the ViceL President for Research, Development and Extension conducted the 14th BU

The BU College of Nursing organized their annual Research and Development Students’ Forum last March 06.

BUCN conducts annual R & D Student Forum

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n order to promote a culture of research and as a venue for students to disseminate their researches, the Bicol University College of Nursing conducts its annual Research & Development (R&D) Student Forum last March 6, 2018. The event was participated by fourth year students and faculty members wherein the Best/Outstanding Students per Thematic Area were identified to compete for the University-wide R & D Forum. Meanwhile, the student forum aimed for the following: For the students to present and disseminate

their research outputs according to thematic area; identify the best research and development undertaking; and to identify researches for further research or commercialization. It can be noticed that, in during the month of March, Bicol University has and will be giving focus on research and development (R&D) activities. Coinciding with this forum of BUCN are other R&D forums of other campuses like BUTC. On top of it, BU will also be having the Bicol International Research, Development and Extension Conference (BIRDECON) on March 16 to 18. (Mark Banay/BUCAL)

BUCS grads gather for Grand Alumni Homecoming

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xhibiting a stalwart unity and enduring friendship among schoolmates, the Bicol University’s College of Science (BUCS) Alumni Association held their Grand Alumni Homecoming, coined “Hirilingan Kang Mga CSians”, in Legazpi City last March 28. With the assistance of around twenty event sponsors, this great gathering held at the South Ocean Villa (by David’s Tea House) in Legazpi City was intended to be an opportunity for the graduates of BUCS to once again meet and look back to their joyful days as college students. The event also served as a venue for the election of the new group of officers of the BUCS Alumni Association. The event began at around 6:00 in the evening with Dr. Ofelia Samar-Sy, president of the BUCS Alumni Association, expressing her gratitude to those in attendance in her opening message. Prof. Jocelyn Serrano, the Dean of BUCS, and Dr. Arnulfo Mascarinas, SUC President of Bicol University, alse respectively delivered a warm message to the participants of the homecoming. Prof. Edgar Barrameda, president if the BU General Alumni Association Inc., also joined the gathered and shared kind words to his fellow alumni. It was then

Graduates of BU College of Science gather for their Grand Alumni Homecoming, dubbed “Hirilingan kang mga CSians”, last March 28.

followed by a series of entertainment. Like intermission numbers, games and raffles, and diner with live band performance. A testimony and sharing of experience was also given by Rico Zuniga, which was then followed by the election of the new BUCS Alumni Association. Once the election concluded, the new set of officers took their oath of office which was administrated by Prof. Edgar Barrameda. The program ended with Ms. Mary Joy Canon, secretary of BUCS Alumni Association, delivering the closing remarks.

Student R&D Forum at FICC and HERRC Amphitheater at BU East Campus, Legazpi City. The said activity was held annually to promote the mandate of the institution which is to enhance the research writing and dissemination capabilities of its undergraduate and graduate students. The activity was attended by the student researchers taking BSSW, BSN, BSFT, BSFi (total of 8 entries) and MSF programs (2 entries) of the BU Tabaco Campus. This year’s competition was separated into the undergraduate level, which was organized by BURDC, and the graduate level by BUGS. Entries vying for the best paper awards under research and development categories were sorted under five thematic areas, namely food security and poverty reduction, climate change and natural resource management, global competitiveness of business and industry, social development promotion and institutional policy. Among undergraduates, two of the BUTC’s finest papers have bested in their field of discipline. Underbusiness and industry area - research category, Ms. Ma. Donable C. Brosas and Ms. Jennifer Motita (BS Food Technology) won the first place for their paper ‘Utilization of Jackfruit Seed as Artificial Chocolate Flavoring Agent’. They were the advisee of Prof. Maria Asuncion V. Oronan from the same department. Likewise, under climate change and natural resource management area research category, Mr. Abel E. Arevalo (BS Fisheries) gained the second place for his study on the ‘Efficacy of Pepper Leaf in the Sex Redirection of Tilapia’, who was the advisee of Dr. Plutomeo M. Nieves. For the graduate level competition, only two entries made an excellent performance in the said event. Mr. Christian D. Cabiles won the first place (oral) for the research category and second place (poster) for his paper on ‘Reproductive Rhythm of Senatorial Scallops in Relation to Lunar Phase’ under the supervision of Dr. Victor S. Soliman. Meanwhile Mrs. Ivy S. Arizapa won also the second place (oral) under the same category and third place for the poster with her paper ‘Potential Effect of Bacterial Isolates Found in the Buccal Cavity of Tilapia on Hatchability and Larval Survival’. She was also the advisee of Dr. Plutomeo M. Nieves. Prior to the said competition, the campus-wide thesis selection promoted by the Office of the Research Coordinator was held last February 26, 2018 where the latter studies were noted with promising S&T innovations.The undergraduate entries were also among the excellent papers that received research awards during the local recognition rites last March 16, 2018. (BUTC)

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111 scholarships granted by HRDP for BU staff

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he Bicol University’s Human Resource and Development Program (BUHRDP) has approved and given out a total of 111 scholarships to the university’s teaching and non-teaching personnel within the past year, according to the report released as of February 18, 2018. As per the said report, 100 of these scholarships were granted to BU’s teaching staff and 11 more to nonteaching personnel. As to the sponsorship of these grants, 57 were given solely by BU-HRDP, while 51 were from BU-HRDP’s partnership with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and three were jointly given by BU and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Seventy-two (72) of the given scholarships were given to assist the grantees in earning their respective doctorate degrees, while the rest were given to those completing their master’s degree. Most of the scholarships were given to the teaching staff of BUCS, with 20 scholarships granted in total. Thirteen were granted to the teaching staff of BUCSSP, while there were 12 given to instructors of BUCAL. BUCE’s teaching staffs were given 11 scholarships, followed by BUTC with 10scholarships for their teaching personnel and one more for their nonteaching personnel. BUCBEM have nine teaching and one non-teaching personnel granted with the scholarship. BUCENG also has six instructors and one non-teaching personnel with scholarships, while BUCIT has six teaching personnel with scholarship. BUCAF and BUPC each respectively have four teaching personnel with scholarship, and BU-IPESR has one instructor with scholarship. For the non-teaching personnel, BU’s Auxiliary Services and BUGASS have three scholarship grants each. These scholarships indicated in the report were those recorded since the beginning of school year 2017-2018.

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The 2018 Bicol International Research, Development and Extension Conference (BIRDECON) was organized by BU to serve as a platform for academics and researchers to share knowledge. In the photo: (from left to right) Vice President for Research, Development and Extension Victor Soliman, Vice President for Administration and Finance Amy Dorosan awards the resource speaker for BIRDECON 2018.

Researches and academics attend BU’s BIRDECON 2018

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s a channel for knowledge sharing in the field of academic research, the Bicol University’s Office of the Vice President for Research, Development and Extension conducted the 2018 Bicol International Research, Development and Extension Conference (BIRDECON) last March 16 to 18 in Legazpi City. The said event intends to become a platform for both academicians and professionals, from multi-disciplinary interests, to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines. The conference also provides an opportunity where researchers, professionals, academicians and industries to share and generate forum of the latest researches.

This three-day conference also featured poster and oral presentations categorized into thematic areas namely: Food Security and Poverty Reduction; Climate Change and Natural Resources Management; Global Competitiveness of Business and Industry; Social Development Promotion; Institutional and Policy Research; and Educational Innovation. The parallel sessions also included an open forum that highlighted the identification of gaps in researches, which was presented as basis for developing a concept note which may be pursued collaboratively by interested participants. Thus, the participants were given opportunity to engage in collaborative research with other researchers.

Officers and representatives of BU College of Nursing, Department of Health, and local government of Manito join their efforts in a unified advocacy for maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition. The objective is to effectively reduce maternal and neo-natal mortality by educating the people.

BUCN and DOH initiate health advocacy program on maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition

ontributing on the advocacy of uplifting C public health, the Bicol University College of Nursing’s (BUCN) Extension Service Office

partnered with the local government of Manito for the implementation of their health advocacy program on maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition (MNCHN) in the said municipality, with DOH as cooperating agency. Last March 19, an inception meeting for the final planning and coordination for the incoming advocacy related activities was held at the Manito Municipal Social Hall. The meeting was attended by the BUCN Extension Service Office and the Manito Rural Health Unit personnel, headed by Dean Ma. Bernardita A. Palacio and Dr. Michaelangelo M. Oñate. Also in attendance are the proponents of

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the program, Prof. Jane M. Pecson and Prof. Corazon M. Naz, as BUEMD representative for the said activity. The launching program followed shortly after the meeting, which formalized the program implementation. The MNCHN is one of the programs which were created based on DOH’s Admin Order 2008-0029, or the “Implementing Health Reforms for Rapid Reduction of Maternal and Neo-Natal Mortality.” The objective of the program is to educate the community on MNCHN programs, modify community behaviour on the prevention of occurrences of disease and complication to reduce risk factors, raise self responsibility for health maintenance, and to conduct an impact assessment of MNCHN program in the community through research.


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