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BDO Foundation rehabs health centers in Agusan, Iloilo, Quezon and Zamboanga

  As the Philippines continued to recover from the pandemic, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank continued its efforts to help  improve the health and well-being of Filipinos.   Despite logistical limitations caused by COVID-19, BDO Foundation recently completed the rehabilitation of Maasin Rural Health Unit and Birthing Facility in Iloilo, Mampang Health Center in Zamboanga City, and Infanta Municipal Health Office in Quezon. It also renovated two rural health units (RHUs) in Agusan del Sur: Rural Health Unit and Reproductive Health Center Prosperidad, and Municipal Health Office and Reproductive Health Center La Paz.   The foundation has successfully rehabilitated a total of 126 RHUs since 2012, benefiting a total of 6.8 million people all over the country. The program benefits nursing mothers, infants and children, persons with disabilities, senior citizens and other patients. Most of these patients cannot afford to go to hospitals. Many live in remote and underse

PROMAMA® unveils Baby’s First Gift to You

Wyeth® PROMAMA® unveils the Baby’s First Gift to You, an event that aims to provide expectant moms a gift like no other. An experience that allows her to see a real time first gift ever from her baby. The Baby’s First Gift to your device detects the movement of the babies in the womb and translates it into an artwork.

“Expectant moms would be surprised to know that the baby’s brain is up to 25 percent developed already, by 28 weeks. By using the Baby’s First Gift technology, moms will be amazed by their baby’s development, while in the womb since they will see how their baby’s movement can create artworks, uniquely created just for them,” said Ms. Jong Icasiano, Wyeth Nutritionist.

Ms. Icasiano, also said that nutrition plays an important role in the baby’s health and brain development, and choosing the right maternal milk is key to support a healthy pregnancy.

“Pregnancy is a special time in a woman’s life and is a reminder of the gift of motherhood—and the need to ensure maternal and fetal health. By choosing the right maternal milk, expectant moms can help their babies get the best start in life so they can have a bright tomorrow,” said Ms. Icasiano.




(L-R) Chafak Aftakhar, Wyeth PROMAMA group product manager; Patty Laurel-Filart, Celebrity and Mommy Blogger; Patricia Cuna, Wyeth PROMAMA brand manager; and Anna Escalona, host


To help give your child a strong start, you can start drinking Wyeth®  PROMAMA®, a low in fat, delicious vanilla tasting nutritional milk drink designed to support pregnant women during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and lactation. It is scientifically formulated with the essential nutrients needed to help support the overall health of both mom and the baby’s physical and mental development in the womb. It contains 5 key brain nutrients such as Folic Acid, DHA, Choline, Iodine, and Iron and it is now with less calories and higher Oligofructose (vs. previous formulation) to help prevent constipation.

To know more about PROMAMA and its products, like the PROMAMA Philippines official page: https://www.facebook.com/ProMamaPH/ or visit the website at https://www.wyeth.com.ph/brands/promama/


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