PLDT lauds ‘unbreakable spirit’ of PH enterprises amid challenging times

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges to industries around the world. With mobility restrictions in place, business owners had to rethink their operations and adjust to navigate the uncertainties in the new normal. Although some companies were able to adapt and seamlessly shift to the new norm, the process was not easy with many struggling with financial losses and temporary business closures. A survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released September last year reported that the Philippine economy experienced the worst impacts of the pandemic. The Philippines logged the highest number of business closures and layoffs among its peers in Southeast Asia. Despite that, Jovy Hernandez, ePLDT President & CEO and SVP and Head of PLDT & Smart Enterprise and International Business Groups, said that resilience is one of the core values that helped businesses conquer the challenges of the pandemic. This ‘unbreakable spirit’ of enterprises allowed them to embr

First Time Parents: Delivery and Newborn Care (Feb. 22, 2014)

Manila Workshops and Medela Moms, together with Stemcord Philippines Inc bring you another installment in the First Time Parents workshop series entitled Delivery and Newborn Care. This half-day session that aims to prepare new parents for the first few days and months of caring for your babies is taking place on February 22, 2014, Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 PM at the Medela House, #29 First Street, New Manila, Quezon City.
Join us and learn about:
Baby Milestones
Newborn Baby Care
All About Breastfeeding
Safe Sleep 
This workshop will feature two distinguished speakers, Dr. Milette P. Romero and Ms. Joyce Martinez.
Dr. Milette P. Romero is a practicing pediatrician who graduated from the UST College of Medicine. She trained in Pediatrics at the Department of Pediatrics, East Avenue Medical Center, Diliman, Quezon City, and was awarded the Most Outstanding Resident of the North Integrated Residency Training Program during her Senior Year of Residency Training. She was also named Assistant Chief Resident of the Department of Pediatrics at the East Avenue Medical Center during her final year of training. She presently holds clinics at the MediCard Ortigas Clinic, at Express Medical Center in Robinson’s Galleria, and her personal clinic in Makati. Soon, she will be opening another clinic at the Medical Arts Tower in The Medical City, Ortigas. A doting godparent to her sister’s children, she possesses a natural love for children, which is what inspired her to pursue a career in the field of Pediatrics.
Ms. Joyce Martinez is a certified lactation consultant, and is the in-house lactation counselor of Medela Moms. She is a registered nurse who also served as a Lactation Manager at St. Lukes Medical Center, Global City. She earned her Nursing Degree from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, and followed up with a Master of Science in Nursing Degree at UERMMMC Graduate School. She also conducts presentations and academic talks on the ABC’s of Lactation Management for Nurses, as well as Breastfeeding Classes for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers. A breastfeeding advocate, she provides lactation coaching and counseling, not just for breastfeeding and pregnant mothers, but also for their families, while actively organizing and promoting national breastfeeding campaigns.
LEARNING FEE:
Individual Rate: Php 600
Couple’s Rate: Php 1000
If you are interested to attend this enriching and informative session for parents, please register using the form below.


All paying participants of this workshop will receive a Manila Workshops Learning Circle Card.
First Time Parents: Delivery and Newborn Care Workshop is co-presented by Manila Workshops, Medela Moms and Stemcord Philippines, Inc. Major sponsors include Cradle baby bottle and nipple cleaner, Cycles mild laundry detergent for babies, Cycles Sensitive, St Patrick, Mommy Treats and Babies to Toddlers.

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