H&L magazine, editor receive PHA Media Award

Recipients cited for helping in CPR-Ready Philippines, 52-100 and other healthy lifestyle campaigns

Health and Lifestyle (H&L) magazine and Mylene Orillo, H&L assistant editor, along with 25 media personalities, received plaques of recognition in the Media Award given by the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) on June 23, 2016 at the Annabel’s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Quezon City.

The PHA Media Awards were in recognition of the remarkable role played by the various media partners of the association in the dissemination of the PHA CPR-Ready Philippines and 52-100 Healthy Lifestyle Campaigns; and their constant commitment to serve as a dynamic vehicle of the PHA Mission and battle cry.

Present during the awarding ceremony were Dr. Alex J. Junia, PHA President; Dr. Francis Lavapie, chair, PHA Council on CPR; Dr. Ella Cecilia G. Naliponguit of Health and Nutrition Center, Department of Education, Pasig City; Dr. Gloria J. Balboa of Health Emergency Management Bureau, Department of Health, Manila; Dr. Raul L. Lapitan, PHA President-elect; Dr. Aurelia Leus, PHA Director; and Dr. Orlando R. Bugarin, PHA Director/Chair, Advocacy Committee; and other PHA members.

Last April 25, 2016, PHA has conducted the nationwide mass CPR training campaign on April 25, 2016 to bring CPR to every Filipino home – its advocacy. The campaign, conducted in 109 sites, has gathered 23,000 people who were trained in the hands-only CPR. It was a huge success.

PHA also came out with an instructional CPR video and distributed CPR manikins to the members of the press during the said awarding ceremony and media appreciation party.

TV/radio awardees included:  Nina Corpuz (DzMM Magandang Gabi Dok host and ABS-CBN UKG); Jing Castaneda (ABS-BN TV Patrol and Salamat Dok reporter); Marou Pahati Sarne (DwIZ Radyo Klinika host); Joseph Parafina (PTV 5 reporter); Annabelle Surara (Radyo Agila/Net 25); Susan Enriquez (Easy, Easy Lang host, DzBB); Lala Roque (24 Oras, GMA7 reporter and Easy Easy Lang co-host); Pia Bolanos (CNN Philippines reporter); Izza Reniva Cruz (Metro Sabado host, Radyo 5 TV5); Alex Tinsay (Metro Sabado host and Radyo 5 TV5); and Juvy de Guzman (DwBL host).

Aside from H&L’s Mylene Orillo, other awardees included Patricia Esteves (The Philippine Star, writer/editor); Ramon Tomeldan (Manila Standard editor); Jocelyn Uy (Philippine Daily Inquirer reporter); Jacqueline Arias (The Manila Times, reporter); Ares Gutierrez (Cebu Daily News editor; editor/writer, The Manila Times, GMA7); Charina Charisse Echaluce (Manila Bulletin); Lindao Bohol (Dyaryo Pinoy); Leilani Junio and Filane Cervantes (Philippine News Agency reporters); Health & Lifestyle (H&L) magazine, DzMM Magandang Gabi Dok, DwIZ Radyo Klinika, The Daily Tribune, and MedTalk CNN Philippines.

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