Saturday, March 8, 2008

Women Wellness And Medical Services

The National Library and the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. in cooperation with the Philippine Sport for ALL Association International will hold a forum on "Women Wellness And Medical Services" at The National Library, 3rd Floor Library T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita Manila on March 11, 2008 (Tuesday) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is free. Master of Ceremonies is the Chair of Gender and development, Ms. Fe E. Abelardo.

Aside from the forum, there will be some Medical services that are free (Random Blood Sugar, Cholesterol test, Blood typing and Bone scanning) while some has a minimal fee of Php50 (Self-breast examination and Pap smear).


Part 1

Opening Program
National Anthem
The National Library Choir

Welcome Remarks/Introduction of the Participants
Mrs. Prudenciana C. Cruz, Director of The National Library

Introduction of Resource Persons and Members of the Medical Team
Prof. Ma. Josefina V. Bauzon

Orientation on the Mechanics of the Forum
Ms. Susima L. Gonzales


Nutrition and Exercise for a Healthy Lifestyle
by Prof. Susan Mercado, PLM
Women Cancer – Prevention and Cure
by Philippine Cancer Society
Minerals for Health
by Mr. Johnny Khonghung
Lecture for the Elderly
by Dr. Cyril R. Valencia
Move More to Live More: Growing Old Gracefully
by Dr. Lydia Buendia

Part III Open Forum