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| |05.28.2011Touching Lives
In 1981 the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognized a disease of the immune system that scientists now believe had been around for nearly a century. The disease was called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and there was no known vaccine or cure.
| |05.27.2011UN helping PHL in fight against AIDS
MANILA, Philippines—The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is developing a “comprehensive HIV prevention program” for overseas Filipino workers and other most-at-risk population sectors in the Philippines.
| |05.24.2011DENR launches project to protect PHL biodiversity
TO bolster the government’s effort to conserve the country’s rich biodiversity, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB), has launched the “Expanding and Diversifying the National Terrestrial System of Protected Areas in the Philippines Project.”
| |05.23.2011DENR project seeks to widen protected areas nationwide
QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched its New Conservation Areas in the Philippines Project or NewCAPP that would widen protected areas and stave off biodiversity loss.
| |05.21.2011Terrestrial protected areas' expansion set
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will now intensify the expansion of the country's terrestrial protected areas by enhancing the national protected areas system, at the same time addressing biodiversity loss.
| |05.20.2011DENR to expand terrestrial protected areas
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to launch on Monday (May 23, 2 pm) a new project that would expand the country’s terrestrial protected areas in an effort to enhance the national protected areas system while addressing biodiversity loss.
| |05.09.2011Public-private partnership drives improved health-care delivery
The devolution of basic social services under the Local Government Code has encouraged the local government units to take an active role in establishing their respective health agenda. The uneven capability to manage and maintain resources among LGUs has resulted in a similar yet uneven implementation of various health delivery programs and systems nationwide.
| |04.25.2011Western Union Foundation Grants $.25M for redirection of OFW InflowsMANILA, Philippines -
The Western Union Foundation (WUF) has extended a $250,000 (approximately P11 million) grant to the Philippine government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to develop a program that will redirect remittances from overseas Filipinos from consumption to investments.