Period of Life

Sex education. Let’s talk about it.

by Anna Katharina on April 22, 2012

in Nurse Quad,Period of Life

When was the first time you learn about how your body works? At what age were you able to know the answers to the following questions : Why am I menstruating ?  Why am I perspiring a lot and I don’t smell good ? How do girls get pregnant? Mom and Dad didn’t say anything about these things. Where do I get to know these things?

Sex education. Lets talk about it.


UCC’s program to enable some of our country’s top beacons of change to help others become themselves beacons of change, one day at a time.

UCC is offering its loyal customers this holiday season a BEACONS OF CHANGE VISION LOGBOOK which contains motivational and practical information to bring about positive change throughout the year.

The beacons of change are some of the country’s top business coaches. These beacons are experts in their respective fields and are all well-versed when it comes to planning for change. The beacons of change who contributed to the vision logbook include randell Tiongson, Francis Kong, and mind mapping expert Raju Mandhyan. Additionally, Let’s Go Foundation, a foundation aimed at poverty alleviation through entrepreneurship education, contributed the Entrepreneurship Workbook for Change module.

The basic vision logbook includes 2011 and 2012 calendars and contains various useful modules such as a travel vision logbook, conversion tables, notes, and Francis Kong stories, tips, and quotations. This can be claimed after a UCC customer accumulates P 5,000 in UCC Coffee Concept Store receipts. More promotional coupons for free dishes or drinks are inside the logbook.

To Hubert Young owner of UCC Café Concept Stores “Change starts with a mission”, he believes that this project will stir limitless change.

Here are some of what the beacons of Change have to say:

“ Every word we express, gives a ne direction to who we are, what we want to become and how we want to influence people and the processes that surround us.”
Raju Mandhyan
Mind mapping Expert

There are many ways one can invest in oneself and it all starts with education. Education remains to be the best way for us to achieve our aspiration in life.”
Randell Tiongson
Personal Finance expert

“Change is impossible unless people believe it is possible. If we want to consciously bring about change for the good, then that change has to be envisioned and planned.”
Francis Kong
Motivational Speaker

BEACONS OF CHANGE VISION LOGBOOK available at UCC Café concept stores by December 15, 2010.

UCC , Good Coffee Smile.

The Department of Health embarked on Essential Newborn Care , a new program to address neonatal deaths in the country. Under the umbrella of the Unang Yakap Campaign, Essential Newborn Care is an evidenced based strategic intervention aimed at improving newborn care and helping cub neonatal mortality.

The Essential Newborn Care package is a four-step newborn care time-bound intervention undertaken to lessen newborn death.

  1. Immediate and thorough drying to stimulate breathing after delivery of the baby
  2. Provision of appropriate thermal care through mother and newborn skin-to skin contact maintaining a delivery room temperature of 25-28 degrees centigrade and wrapping the newborn with clean, dry cloth.
  3. Properly timed clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord, (1-3 minutes or until cord pulsation stops)
  4. Non-separation of the newborn and mother for early breast-feeding. Immediate latching on and initiation of breastfeeding within first hour after birth.

Post-natal care required within 24 hours after birth also includes

  • Cord care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Vitamin K injection
  • Eye prophylaxis
  • Delayed bathing until 6 hours of life
  • BCG and first dose of Hepatitis B Immunization
  • Newborn screening

The Essential Newborn Care Package aims to reduce newborn mortality rate from 13 deaths (2006 FPS, NSO) to 10 per 1000 live births by 2015.

Unang Yakap aims to save newborn lives.

Press releases for Essential Newborn Care


Other press releases

Campaign Materials

New:    Newborn Care Until the First Week of life   (Clinical Practice Pocket Guide)

Perimenopausal Blog II

by Anna Katharina on September 7, 2009

in Health Sense,Journal,Period of Life

I have been reading books about perimenopause to learn how I will be able to prepare myself for the natural change that I am about to undergo in the next few years. Since my foremost inconvenient feeling is the “hot flushes” , I have gathered the following information which I can share with some who are also in this situation.

Top five things to do to relieve myself from perimenopausal symptoms

  • Take Vitamin E  (400- 800 I. U per day),Vitamin C (500 mg) and B-complex vitamins
  • Avoiding hot baths and hot drinks
  • Eat more vegetables and fruits
  • Modification of my lifestyle, do only what I like and prioritize my activities
  • Do a make over of myself, i.e change in the way I look