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

What To Know Before Giving Birth – The Rerun! (May 24, 2014)

Manila WorkShops is bringing back this event to help those first-time parents to learn things that can help them having an easy breezy child-birth. 
A favorite among first-time parents, the What To Know Before Giving Birth Workshop will have another run on May 24, 20149:00 AM – 12:00 NN at the Medela House, #29 1st Street, New Manila, Quezon City.
What You Can Learn
  • What to Expect During your OB check-ups and visits
  • Pain Management
  • Pregnancy Nutrition
  • Cord Blood Banking
Our Speakers
Dr. Diana Liu Sarmiento is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She completed her internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UP-PGH and proceeded with her fellowship in Trophoblastic Diseases also at the same institution, the UP-PGH. She is a consultant at the Asian Hospital Medical Center. Our speaker is a writer for the Women’s Health and Wellness section of Yahoo! South East Asia. You may visit her website for helpful information pertaining to Women’s health and pregnancy with an online question-and-answer section called Magtanong Kay Doc. Her website is www.filipinamd.com.
Ms. Cecile Bayaga is a registered nutritionist-dietitian and a full-time faculty at the College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines-Diliman. She has been teaching Principles of Nutrition, Nutrition for the Lifecycle, and Medical Nutrition Therapy for the past 12 years. She has published scientific articles on glycemic index, essential fatty acids for brain development, and clinical nutrition. In 2005, the Nutritionists-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines awarded her as The Most Promising Nutritionist-Dietitian. She is happily married for the 9 years and a mother to their son, Gabby.
To register, please fill out the form below.
What To Know Before Giving Birth – The Rerun is co-presented by Manila Workshops, Medela Moms, Stemcord Philippines, Inc. and Unilab. Sponsors include St. Patrick and Mommy Treats.

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