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…

ATHAG promotes Hilot during second quarter of 2015

PASIG CITY-During the second quarter of 2015, ATHAG took part in different activities and gatherings to promote traditional Hilot healing. Two of these activities were hosted by the Philippine Institute for Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC), while the others were organized by the Filipino Traditional and Integrative Healing Association and DLS-Family Life and Wellness…

Pinched nerve? Here's what you should do!

Pinched nerve? Here’s what you should do!

Johanna Ramos, 54, is jolted when she feels a sharp pain at the back of her neck. Soon, the pain snakes down her left arm. Worried that it might be a heart attack, she rushes to the emergency room of a well-known hospital in Alabang where she undergoes an electrocardiogram (ECG) test. When her ECG…

Dr. Bibiano "Boy" Fajardo explains how Hilot works on ABS-CBN's "Hiwaga." Screengrab from http://www.iwantv.com.ph/TV/Video/Pinoy-True-Stories-Hiwaga/554/

Hilot featured on ABS-CBN’s ‘Hiwaga’

MANILA, Philippines-The ancient healing art of Hilot was recently featured on ABS-CBN’s Hiwaga, a thirty-minute TV program devoted to seemingly “mysterious” phenomena. In the episode entitled, “Lunas” (“Cure”) aired on January 24, host Atom Araullo showcased Hilot, Acupuncture, and Tawas. Hilot was tackled in the first segment of Hiwaga. For the case study, the program…