PITAHC Director General Annabelle Pabiona-de Guzman rallied behind the immediate passage of the bill.
Estrella said that since FDA had a wide product jurisdiction, its regulatory powers on traditional and complementary medicines should be transferred to the PITAHC.
I know that PITAHC
will soon realize its goals because you have been handling the agency very well.
These recommendations were then relayed to Secretary Ona, PITAHC
director general Dr.
'This yearly event of the PITAHC is to gather all T and CM practitioners in the country to show that we are here and PITAHC is here to stay and we should band together because, as they say, 'Together we stand, divided we fall,'' PITAHC Director General Dr.
The PITAHC, since 2012, when its mandate was changed and was reclassified as a research institute, has been fulfilling three major functions, which are for the advancement of traditional and alternative medicine in the country.
In his now suspended order, Ona said that "in line with its mandate to protect public health and guarantee public access to essential drugs, the DOHin collaboration with the PITAHC and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)shall make available and integrate the ActRx TriAct treatment into the national healthcare program for dengue."
Ona said that "on March 15, Preferred and Proven Therapies Inc., ActRx Foundation and ActRx Operational Group, together with the PITAHC and San Lazaro Hospital for Infectious Diseases medical research team, presented a report showing the remarkable success of the clinical trials conducted at San Lazaro Hospital on ActRx TriAct."
is one with our traditional healers in cultivating their valuable skills and gifts, which have been passed to them by their great ancestors.
24 directive, a copy of which was obtained by the Inquirer, Ona said that "in line with its mandate to protect public health and guarantee public access to essential drugs, the DOHin collaboration with PITAHC
and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)shall make available and integrate the ActRx TriAct treatment into the national healthcare program for dengue."
The Philippines has several traditional health-care methods, and with more than 1,000 plants species that are believed to have medicinal properties, the birth of the Pitahc
opened many doors of opportunities.
The Encyclopedia of Common Medicinal Plants of the Philippines and Patnubay sa Paggamit ng Halamang Gamot are just the two information and education materials produced by the PITAHC
to share to the public that the country is rich with natural resources that can be used for health care.