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The Emirates Cardiac Society supports a Full Scholarship to Harvard Medical School's Groundbreaking New Program, Introduction to Clinical Research Training (ICRT) http://hms.harvard.edu/icrt
On June 20, 2014, the PHA Council of Hypertension, together with doctors from the area, conducted a BP ng Titser Ko, Alaga Ko, at Ormoc City Central School, Ormoc City, Leyte. The event was attended by 212 teachers and doctors, who gave the teachers blood pressure screening and check-ups. Led by Dr. Irma Marie Yape, Chair of the Council on Hypertension, the event was attended by cardiologists Dr Rhodette Arevalo and Dr Honey Dayandayan-Alcantara; nephrologist Dr Mercedita Piamonte; pulmonologist Dr Nino Jessielito N. Doydora; and Drs. Rodrigo Capahi, Maidy Ann V. Arguelles, and Judith Joliano. Also present were LRI Therapharma CME Manager Joel Manasan, CSM Manager Ronnie Manliclic, and DM Ryan.
By Gynna Gagelonia
Take on the viral Ice Bucket Challenge as long as you are not suffering from a pre-existing disease like hypertension or high blood pressure (BP), peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or ischemia, especially coronary artery disease, according to the Philippine Heart Association (PHA). Led by Dr. Joel Abanilla (president 2014-2015), the PHA is an organization of 1,500 cardiovascular specialists and lay members that ensure accessible, affordable and quality cardiovascular education and care for everyone.