Dr. Francis Ras of PITAHC facilitates the first public hearing for the National Competency Standards for Hilot.

ATHAG takes part in the 1st Public Hearing of the National Competency Standards for Hilot

QUEZON CITY, Philippines- A big step toward the official recognition of Hilot practitioners took place on May 28, 2014, with the first public hearing for the National Competency Standards for Hilot held at the Conference Room of the Philippine Institute for Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC). The Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers Philippines,…

Hilot featured in chronic pain management symposium

Hilot featured in symposium on chronic pain management

QUEZON CITY, Philippines- Traditional Hilot was featured in a symposium tackling effective management of chronic pain organized by the Philsociety for Bones and Joints, Inc. (PSBJI) and the Philippine Medical Association on Feb. 22, 2014.  Aiming to bridge the gap between conventional and alternative medicine, the symposium brought together practitioners of conventional, traditional, and alternative…

ATHAG therapists perform traditional Hilot during the Hilot mission at Villamor Airbase.

ATHAG holds Hilot missions during the last quarter of 2013

Pasig City- The Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers, Inc. (ATHAG) held Hilot missions during the last quarter of this year to further its advocacy of promoting Filipino traditional Hilot as an effective and low-cost option for primary health care. From October to December, more Pinoys rediscovered the healing benefits of Hilot as Dr. Bibiano…

A participant experiences traditional Hilot at Unionbank's Tutok Kalusugan.

ATHAG joins Unionbank’s ‘Tutok Kalusugan’

Pasig City– On Sept. 28, 2013, the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers, Inc. (ATHAG) was invited to join “Tutok Kalusugan,” Unionbank’s annual healthcare event for its employees held at Unionbank Plaza in Ortigas Center. Some 800 Unionbank personnel, including managers and other high-level executives, joined the healthcare fair, which featured a wide array of…