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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Baguio City bagged International Award from the World Health Organization

Cordillera - The summer capital of the Philippines bagged an international award from the World Health Organization (WHO) for its smoke-free programs. 

In its official Facebook page, the city government said it received the award for garnering the Healthy Cities Award under the category "Sharing Clean Air: Committed to multisectoral implementation of smoke-free laws."

WHO-Western Pacific Regional Office recognized the outstanding work of certain cities in promoting and protecting health of urban populations through the WHO Healthy Cities Recognition. 

All awards is related to the innovations that cities have adopted and amplified in the community to protect its citizens against the direct and indirect impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, including innovations aimed at reaching vulnerable groups. 

The awards were presented at the Virtual Ninth Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities on November 5, 2021and is officially awarded by WHO WPR.  

Smoke-Free Baguio will continue to uphold its advocacy until the last cigarette is put off in the city of pines.

source || Public Information Office - City of Baguio



Rance bag-iw said...

kudos to mayor magalong and counciors,.. and to baguio citizens,...

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