Hilot Highlights for 2016

PASIG CITY, Philippines- The rest of 2016 was another fruitful year for the Hilot advocacy of the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers Philippines, Inc. (ATHAG) under its President, Albularyo Bibiano “Boy” S. Fajardo. In addition to bringing traditional Hilot healing services to the public at its office in Bo. Kapitolyo, the following were the…

San Felipe LGU, ATHAG hold training on traditional Hilot healing

SAN FELIPE, Zambales- Twenty-three participants actively took part in the training on basic traditional Hilot healing conducted at the Municipal Centrum of San Felipe from February 29-March 4, 2016. This activity was organized by the local government unit of San Felipe, headed by Mayor Carolyn S. Fariñas, in collaboration with the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers Philippines, Inc.…

PITAHC Board of Trustees approves guidelines for Hilot certification

QUEZON CITY, Philippines- The official recognition of traditional manghihilot moves one step closer with the official approval of the implementing guidelines by the Philippine Institute for Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) Board of Trustees during their meeting held on March 3, 2016 at the PITAHC Conference Room. The document, with the full title of “Guidelines…

Hilot part of holistic education program for Muntinlupa health workers

MUNTINLUPA CITY, Philippines- Hilot was one of the healing modalities included in the  program of De La Salle Zobel-Family Life and Wellness Institute (FLWI) and the City of Muntinlupa which spanned the latter part of 2015 to the early part of 2016. The program, entitled, “Transforming National Health Consciousness Through Holistic Education,” introduced Muntinlupa City…

ATHAG, Museo Pambata celebrate TAHC month with ‘Bahay Hilot’ launch

ATHAG President and Albularyo Bibiano “Boy” Fajardo demonstrates the traditional Hilot healing process with the special participation of Asst. Prof. Marie-Sol Hidalgo and her son.   MANILA, Philippines- In celebration of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (TAHC) month, the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers Philippines (ATHAG) and the Museo Pambata Foundation Inc. (MPFI) launched ‘Bahay Hilot,’…