ATHAG manghihilot Yolanda Pedrigal demonstrates how to do Hilot for common ailments.

Saint Rita College PTA, Alumni hold traditional Hilot seminar

MANILA, Philippines- The Saint Rita College Manila Parents-Teachers Association and Alumni Association hosted a short seminar on traditional Hilot on the morning of October 11, 2014. The activity was held along with a medical-dental mission and feeding program for the benefit of community residents near the school. ATHAG president Dr. Bibiano “Boy” Fajardo gave a…

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Hilot featured on DWIZ’s ‘Kapangyarihan ng Isip’

PASIG CITY, Philippines- On Sept. 21, 2014, avid listeners of DWIZ 882’s radio program Kapangyarihan ng Isip learned about the Hilot healing tradition from Dr. Bibiano Fajardo, who was invited by renowned parapsychologist, lecturer, author, broadcaster Mr.  Jimmy Licauco to his regular Sunday evening program. After greeting his regular listeners and students, Mr. Licauco introduced…

ATHAG manghihilot Maryflor Alvarez teaches participants how to do traditional Hilot healing.

Seminar-workshop on traditional Hilot healing held in Bataan

DINALUPIHAN, Bataan- Thirty individuals participated in ATHAG’s seminar-workshop on traditional Hilot and herbal healing held at Lunduyan Efeso, Brgy. Saguing on August 30, 2014 . The activity was made possible through the combined efforts of the Association of Traditional Health Aid Givers Philippines, Inc. (ATHAG), the United Healers League of the Philippines, Inc. (UHLPI), and…

Hilot: Effective natural treatment for Asthma

Hilot: Effective natural treatment for Asthma

VALENZUELA CITY, Philippines- Richard Aguila,* an HR professional in his mid-twenties, looks at his asthma medications and tosses them in the garbage bin—he does not need them anymore, because he is already free from asthma. Just a few months before,  it was inconceivable for Richard to imagine himself ever being without his asthma meds. When…

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,…

Dr. Bibiano Fajardo explains traditional Hilot to students taking part in Ateneo's Cultural Laboratory 2014.

Ateneo Cultural Laboratory 2014 highlights Hilot as an important part of Batangas culture

BALAYAN, Batangas- Hilot was one of the traditional practices highlighted during the visit of Ateneo de Manila University’s Cultural Laboratory to this town on April 30, 2014. Thirteen students, uniformly clad in blue shirts, gathered together to listen and take notes as longtime manghihilot and albularyo Dr. Bibiano “Boy” Fajardo explained the ancient Hilot healing…