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The Philippine Heart Association has released vibrant and entertaining educational videos about "Let's Do 52100 daily!" movement. These videos could be played in patient gatherings and events.
5 SERVINGS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
2 HOURS OF SCREEN TIME
1 HOUR OF MODERATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
0 NO TO SUGARY, SWEETENED, BEVERAGES
0 NO TO SMOKING, NO TO SECONDHAND SMOKE
The Philippine Heart Association, together with the Asia Pacific Society of Cardiology and the World Heart Federation, recently submitted a letter to the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, pushing for stronger labeling requirements and eliminating tobacco industry influence in policy making.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) supports the proposal to install defibrillators in all buildings and crowded places in Metro Manila to ensure the availability of these devices in case anyone suffers cardiac arrest.
This is the position statement of various medical professional associations in the Philippines, including the Philippine Heart Association, on Stem Cell Therapy.
Last February 2013, the PHILHEALTH launched the Case Type Z Packages for heart surgeries, in particular, for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), total correction of Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), patch repair of ventricular septal defect (VSD), to patients who are eligible PHILHEALTH members or dependents.
Details of the packages are as follows:
I. Fund support
CABG surgery: Php 550,000
TOF Correction: Php 320,000
VSD Repair Php 250,000
II. Accredited Hospitals (as of March 4, 2013)
CABG surgery: Philippine Heart Center (PHC), Philippine General Hospital (PGH), Vicente Sotto Medical Center (Cebu), and Southern Philippines Medical Center (Davao)
TOF correction and VSD Repair: PHC and PGH
III. OPEN to eligible Philhealth members/dependents
Sponsored members: NO BALANCE BILLING
Nonsponsored members: Fixed co-pay
Please watch http://vimeo.com/60722263 for more information.