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    Promoting the safety of reusables to protect human and environmental health

    The Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health joins experts from all over the world in supporting Greenpeace’s statement regarding the safety of reusables during COVID-19.

    By Edillon, Michelle Alexandra

  • Environmental Health

    Towards a Healthier Future for all Filipinos

    Supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and in partnership with the Philippine Inter-Agency Committee on Environmental Health (IACEH), the ASMPH Center for Research and Innovation (ACRI) has recently led the formulation and institutionalization of the National Environmental Health Action Plan 2030 or NEHAP 2030.

    By Mary Beatrice Evaristo

  • Environmental Health

    ACRI bags honors at 2023 Healthy Pilipinas Awards

    Pasay City, Philippines – 27 October 2023 – The ASMPH Center for Research and Innovation (ACRI) proudly announces its remarkable achievements at the 2023 Healthy Pilipinas Awards for Partners, hosted by the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) - Healthy Promotion Bureau (HPB) in collaboration with the Galing Pook Foundation. The awarding ceremony took place on October 27, 2023, at the PICC Reception Hall in Pasay City, with the aim of recognizing exceptional contributions by government and non-government institutions toward the promotion of healthier people, environments, and systems. ACRI's outstanding projects, aimed at advancing environmental health research and translating knowledge into actionable evidence for policy-making and action planning, have been honored in two key categories: Gold Award: Maging MaTAALino – Protecting the Health of People and Environment Against Arsenic in Drinking Water Sources in Batangas Province

    By Bea Evaristo, Sary Valenzuela

  • Environmental Health

    Toxic Truths Unveiled: ACRI and EcoWaste Coalition’s seminar on Day-to-Day Chemical Hazards

    Together with EcoWaste Coalition, the ASMPH Center for Research and Innovation (ACRI) organized a seminar on the health risks of hazardous chemical wastes last 5 December 2023 (Tuesday) at the Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH), ASMPH. Facilitated by Mr. Manny Calonzo, an environmental advocate from EcoWaste Coalition, the activity was attended by at least 60 participants from various community-based organizations in Cavite, Tondo, Malabon, and Caloocan.

    By Bea Evaristo, Sary Valenzuela

  • Environmental Health

    Dr. Sary Valenzuela awarded the Fr. Bienvenido Nebres Scholarship, Georgetown University

    The Ateneo Center for Research and Innovation is proud to announce that Dr. Sary Valenzuela, Assistant Program Head for Environmental Health, was awarded the prestigious Fr. Bienvenido Nebres Scholarship and will be joining the 2026 Cohort in the Master in Global Human Development in Georgetown University. She will begin her studies in the fall semester of 2024 in Washington, DC.

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  • Environmental Health

    EcoWaste, ACRI zooms in on Microplastics

    In anticipation of Earth Day, environmental watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition organized a seminar last April 18, 2024 in partnership with Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health Center for Research and Innovation (ACRI), University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP MSI), and the International Pollutants Elimination Network-Southeast and East Asia (IPEN-SEA) to talk about the prevalence and impacts of microplastics in the environment, as well as their effects on human health.

    By Anna Enriquez