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Healthy or addictive bonds?

For many years now, in my professional practice, which has also been enriched by my own personal work, I have been working with relationships. By Lic. Vilma Perren A long time ago, in this “looking inwards”, I discovered a relationship…

EcoWaste Coalition Calls Out Quezon City Stores Selling Toxic Cosmetics with Mercury

21 January 2024, Quezon City. The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition criticized some beauty product stores in Quezon City for their flagrant violation of the ban on skin-lightening products containing mercury, a health-damaging chemical. Despite the citywide ban adopted in…

Conference in Paris on the pilot plan for universal basic income in Catalonia: What impact will its implementation have on mental health?

Mental health is the foundation of individual wellbeing and the basis of a well-functioning society. This state evolves according to both personal and external factors, the socio-economic context and even climate change. The quality of urban (and rural) life therefore…

PMPI joins Church and CSOs in Samar, calls for a Stop of Mining in all Samar Islands

A Stop to Mining call reverberated in Guiuan, Eastern Samar on January 20, 2024, with thousands of people from different parts of Samar and Leyte converging at the Immaculate Concepcion Church in Guiuan to express their sentiments against the destructive…

Scents of Caution: BAN Toxics Alert on Imitation and Counterfeit Perfumes and Fragrances

Toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics is issuing a public warning about the rampant sale of imitation and counterfeit perfumes and fragrances in the market, cautioning consumers against potential health risks associated with the chemicals in these products. In a recent market monitoring effort,…

Warning Out on 3 More Leaded Spray Paints

17 January 2024, Quezon City.  Following its most recent exposé on 31 lead-containing spray paints, the EcoWaste Coalition today named three more products containing dangerous levels of lead, a potent neurotoxin that has been banned in paint manufacturing. The toxics…

Women Workers Health Empowerment Network (WHEN) successfully launches with Free Cervical Cancer Screening in Caloocan City

Caloocan City, Philippines (January 14, 2024) – In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at addressing the low cervical cancer screening rates in the country, the Women Workers Health Empowerment Network was launched on January 14, 2024, with a comprehensive free screening…

Spirit, psyche, society / all reality is threefold

In this series of New Humanist psychology, we have focused on various aspects of the functioning of our consciousness and have given orientations to get out of the world of suffering, to advance towards a coherent life, and to open…

EcoWaste Coalition Bares New List of 31 Lead-Containing Spray Paints

11 January 2024, Quezon City.  With the start of the New Year, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition again reminded consumers to steer clear of aerosol paints containing lead, a hazardous chemical banned in the manufacture of paints and similar…

So that tomorrow no one can say: “I didn’t know”

As health workers, we have sworn to pursue the defense of life, the protection of human physical and mental health, and the relief of suffering, to abide by the ethical principles of human solidarity and to fight any act that…

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