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

Press Release: First Time Parents (All About Breastfeeding)

We all know the endless benefits that breastfeeding has for both baby and mother. However, as first time parents, breastfeeding can be quite intimidating in the beginning, but there is no need to feel anxious and scared when you know all there is to know about this truly magnificent means of bonding with, and providing nutrition for your child. First time and experienced parents alike are invited to join us on Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 NN at the Medela House, #29 1st Street, New Manila Quezon City for the First Time Parents: All About Breastfeeding Workshop.



Our speaker for the session is Ms. Joyce Martinez, a certified lactation consultant, and the in-house lactation counselor of Medela Moms. She is a registered nurse who graduated from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. Her Nursing Degree was followed up with a Master of Science in Nursing Degree at UERMMMC Graduate School. She served as a Lactation Manager at St. Lukes Medical Center, Global City, and, through her own efforts, 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, Ms. Joyce 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 500
Couple’s Rate: Php 800

To sign up for this workshop, please complete the registration form below.



First Time Parents: All About Breastfeeding is co-presented by Manila Workshops and Medela Moms. Major sponsors include Cradle, Cycles, Mommy Treats and Beginnings.

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