Wednesday, December 11, 2013

PHO to launch “Safe Christmas for Children”

Written by Jay-Ar M. Arante

The Aklan Provincial Health Office (PHO) will launch a campaign against using explosives this holiday season.

According to Aklan Provincial Health Office (PHO), the safe Christmas for Children campaign is to avoid children from having wounds otherwise to cost death due to the usage of explosives in line with the celebration of Christmas and the upcoming New Year.

It was determined that this kind of program was first launched by the Department of Health (DOH) wherein it has shown a sneak preview of their ‘Iwas-Papurok Dance’ to encourage the public not to use explosives.

In relation to this, the Provincial Health Office will be having a meeting on December 12, wherein it will be held in Iloilo for the said campaign.

Conversely, the DOH driven the local government units (LGUs) to organize such community fireworks display or a safer merry making this Yuletide Season and the individual must keep away from using explosives.

Translated by Carla N. Suñer

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