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The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, July 2, launched its hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) program in time for National Disaster Resilience Month this July.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the DOH focused on hands-only CPR this year as it is a life-saving measure that people can easily learn. He added that the DOH's goal is to teach at least one member per family how to perform hands-only CPR at 120 beats per minute.
The practice, according to Duque, can increase survival rates by 50% before professional help arrives.
July is National Nutrition Month. Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 491, the Nutrition Act of the Philippines, the National Nutrition Council (NNC) leads the observance of National Nutrition Month with the theme “Ugaliing Magtanim, Sapat na Nutrisyon Aanihin!
Join us as our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists increase awareness on the importance of nutrition among Filipinos. The NKTI-NDD provides food and nutrition services and recognizes RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives.