HEALTH FOR THE PEOPLE. Community Health Education Services Training in the Cordillera Region (Chestcore), Medical Outreach Missions Foundation, Inc (MOMFI), and Luke Foundation through Kakailyan Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (KASTAN) in partnership with the Local Government of San Juan, Abra consulted atleast 420 residents of Baranggay Nangobongan, Culiong, and Abualan San Juan Abra during the Medical Mission last July 21-23,2016.
Around 100 Nurses, Student Nurses, and Health Workers participated in the Unity Walk for Meaningful Change today, July 3, 2016. The Unity Walk for Meaningful Change was a concerted effort of Philippine Nurses Association CAR and Baguio Chapter, ADPCN and Alliance of Health Workers. The activity was a show of support for the Duterte’s administration vow to end contractualization.
Photos by LEAH PEREZ, MARC MENDIOLA and GLEN INGENTE www.nordis.net
Students from the University of the Philippines-Baguio (UPB), University of the Cordilleras (UC) and Saint Louis University (SLU) walked-out of their classes to protest the yearly increase in tuition and other miscellaneous fees as well as the rising cost of education. This protest is part of the national coordinated action against neo-liberal education.
Photos by TRACY DUMALO, MARC MENDIOLA, NINO OCONER / KUMPAY PRODUCTIONS
International Women’s Day (Baguio City)
Panagbenga Grand Float Parade
Panagbenga Grand Street Dancing Parade
Photos during the Ibaloi Day 2016. Baguio City, Philippines.
Senior citizens and progressive groups in Baguio City marched down Session Road and picketed the Social Security System office. They are demanding Congress to override the veto of Pres. Benigno Aquino III on the Php 2,000 increase in SSS pension.
UPHOLD HUMAN RIGHTS. Militant groups in the Cordillera staged a protest action on December 10 as the world commemorates International Human Rights Day to draw attention to the continuing human rights violations perpetrated against majority of the Filipino people and register their continuing fight for justice. The groups raised that government backed mining and energy projects continue to take over indigenous peoples’ territories and undermine their right to self-determination.
Photos by NOEL GODINEZ www.nordis.net