Kick the habit and save lives, Medgate urges

by Manila Standard GIVING up smoking could be the best new year’s resolution for the country’s 17-million smokers, saving smokers and their families from tens of thousands of pesos in potential medical costs. Medgate Philippines Chief Executive Officer Robert Parker said the Department of Health should be commended for launching an aggressive anti-tobacco campaign that […]

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In The News: Smoking costs PH P188B every year

Written by Paul M.Gutierrez GIVING up cigarette smoking may well be the “best” New Year’s resolution for the country’s estimated 17 million smokers with the vice’s ill-effects reportedly costing the country upwards to P188 billion in health cost and productivity losses. This, according to Medgate Philippines’ chief executive officer Robert Parker, who also lauded the […]

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