From The Phillipines-
The Department of Health (DOH) named the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Philippines (EDNP) as one of the five winners of the Second Outstanding Healthy Lifestyle Advocacy Awards which aims to prevent and control non-communicable diseases in the country.
During the recently conducted meeting of the Regional Coalition for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (RCPCNCD) in the region, Felicidad Talabong of EDNP reported that they are among the five winners of the said award under the non-government organization category and received a plaque of recognition and a check worth P100,000.
The “Outstanding Healthy Lifestyle Advocacy Award,” is a joint project of the DOH and the Philippine Coalition for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (PCPCNCD) composed of 40 organizations working for the Prevention and Control of NCD. This gives recognition to organizations and institutions which have demonstrated exemplary contributions in the formulation of policies and programs that promote healthy lifestyle and caused its effective implementation resulting to clear and palpable impact on the health situation and outcomes in their areas of jurisdiction.
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