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HEALTH

TRENDS, ISSUES
AND CONCERNS
(National Level)
 It
is the policy of
the State to protect
the interest of the
consumer, promote
general welfare
and to establish
standards of
conduct for
business and
industry
WHO ARE THE
CONSUMERS?
• any individual or
household that uses
goods and services
generated within the
economy.
WHO ARE THE
AGENCIES CONCERNED?
 Department of Health:
food, drugs, cosmetics,
devices and substances
 Department of
Agriculture: products
related to agriculture
 Department of Trade &
Industry: other consumer
products not specified
above
2.TRADITIONAL AND
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE ACTS

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8423

An act creating the Philippine


Institute of Traditional and
Alternative Health Care creating
(PITAHC) to accelerate the
development of traditional and
alternative health care of the
Philippines.
Example of
Traditional And
Alternative
Medicines
4 MAJOR DOMAINS

Biology-based Practices
 Energy Medicine

 Manipulative and Body-based


Practices

Mind-Body Interventions
Example of
Traditional And
Alternative
Medicines
Acupuncture
Ventosa Cupping Massage
Acupressure
Reflexology
Nutrition Therapy
10 Herbal Medicines
Recommended by
Philippine’s Department
of Health (DOH)
-Law created by Philippine
Institute of Traditional and
Alternative Health Care
(PITAHC)
 Insect Bites
 Tinea
Infections
 Ringworms
Eczema
 Scabies and
itchiness
 Chrisophanic
Acid property
1.Akapulco or Ringworm
Bush/Acapulco
(Cassia Alata)
Diabetes
Hemorrhoids
 Coughs
 Burns and
Scalds
 Anti- Cancer
 Alleviate
Rheumatism and
Gout

2.Ampalaya or Bitter Gourd


(Momordica Charantia)
Reducing
Blood Pressure
 Anti-
Inflammatory
Reduce
Cholesterol Level
 Can boost
immune system

3.Bawang or Garlic
( Allium sativum)
 Natural
antiseptic
ritual for
wounds
Used
traditionally for
“Labatiba or
Lavativa”
4.Bayabas Leaves or Guava
(Psidium guajava)
 Cough
and
Asthma
 Dyspepsia
 Diarrhea

5.Lagundi or Five- Leaved


Chaste Tree
( Vitex Negundo)
Deworming
particularly
scaris and
trichina
 Diarrhea
 Painful
urination
 Fever
6.Niyog- Niyogan or
Rangoon Creeper
( Quisqualis Indica)
 Urinary
Stones
 Wounds and
Cuts
 Respiratory
Infections
 Stomach pain

7.Sambong or Blumea
camphor
( Blumea Balsamifera)
 For
Mouthwash
Skin Allergy
such as
Eczema,
Scabies and
itchiness wounds
in childbirth

8.Tsaang Gubat or
Scorpion Bush
( Ehretia microphylla)
Gout and
Arthritis
 Eye
inflammation
 Highblood
pressure
 Wounds
Kidney problems

9.Pansit- Pansitan/ Ulisimang Bato or


Clear Weed or Silver Bush
(Peperomia Pellucida)
 Instant relief
for body aches
and pains such
as Headache,
Stomach pain,
Toothache

10.Yerba Buena
or Mint (Clinopodium douglasii)
3. “The Responsible
Parenthood,
Reproductive
Health and
Population and
Development Act of
2011.”
What is RH bill?
Is a law in the Philippines that
guarantees universal access to
methods of:

•CONTRACEPTION
•FERTILITY CONTROL
•SEXUAL EDUCATION
•MATERNAL CARE
Family Planning?

Couples decide when


to achieve their
desired number of
children
2 Types Of Family
Planning
1. Natural Family Planning Method
A method of birth control that
involves abstention from sexual
intercourse during the period of
ovulation.

• Rhythm Method
• Temperature Method
• Withdrawal Method
2. Artificial Family Planning
Method
Any unnatural technique that
is used to prevent conception.
•Condom
•Pills
•Intrauterine Device (IUD)
•Diaphragm
•Vasectomy
•Tubal Ligation
What is Responsible Parenthood?

Parents plan and work to


meet the goals of their
family.
Parents respond to the need
of their children..
Parenthood?
•A natural outcome of
marriage.
•Its about raising children and
supporting their needs,
financially, morally,
educationally, teaching values
and giving them love and care.
Responsibilities Of Parents
•Set a quality of time as well to spend
with children
•Teach rules to ensure the health and
safety of children
•Give love and affection
•Teach with a positive attitude, moral &
ethical values
•Teach self-discipline and self-control
with effective discipline