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THIS VIRTUAL 

CONVENTION WILL START IN 

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9:00AM-10:00AM

OPENING CEREMONIES

Master of Ceremonies

Neil P. Rodrigo, MD

National Public Relations Officer, PCOM

            

Opening of the Convention   

Phil M. Pangilinan, MD

National President, PCOM

Honorary Overall Convention Chair

 

Welcome Address

Margaret L. Leachon, MD

National Vice President, PCOM

Overall Convention Chair

            

Acknowledgement of the National Past Presidents, National Board of Directors, Specialty Board, Chapter Presidents, and Delegates

Anna Sofia Victoria S. Fajardo, MD

National Secretary, PCOM

            

Message from PMA President           

Benito P. Atienza, MD

President, Philippine Medical Association

 

Message from PAFP President          

Ma. Victoria P. Cruz, MD

President, Philippine Association of Family Physicians

            

Message from PCOM President        

Phil M. Pangilinan, MD

National President,

Honorary Overall Convention Chair

                                    

Keynote Address        

Maria Rosario S. Vergeire, MD, MPH, CESO IV

Undersecretary, Department of Health

10:00AM-11:00AM

MIGRAINE SYMPOSIUM: Building Migraine-Free Workplaces in the Philippines

Speaker: Artemio A. Roxas, Jr., MD, FPNA, MSc

Novartis Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 1: PROTECTING THE WORKPLACE AGAINST THE PANDEMIC

11:00AM-12:00PM

I. Prevention, Detection, Isolation, Treatment and Reintegration Strategies for COVID-19

Speaker: Maria Rosario S. Vergeire, MD, MPH, CESO IV

Undersecretary, Department of Health 

 

II. Workplace Response Against the Pandemic

Speaker: Engr. Ireneo V. Vizmonte

Undersecretary, Department of Trade and Industry 

 

III. Ensuring the Health Benefits of the Workers

Speaker: Mary Antonette Yason-Remonte, MD, FPCP, FPCCP 

Medical Specialist IV, Quality Assurance Group Philippine Health Insurance Corporation 

 

OPEN FORUM

12:00PM-1:00PM

VIRTUAL BOOTH

4:00PM-4:45PM

Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies: The Gap Between Guidelines and Practice

Speakers: 

Ma. Lourdes Bunyi, MD - Cardiologist

Roberta Maria Cawed-Mende, MD - Cardiologist

Amil Walid, MD - Cardiologist

LRI-Therapharma Educational Grant

4:45PM-5:00PM

Hydration in the Workplace

Speaker: Maria Antonia O. Yamamoto, MD FPCOM

Pocari Sweat Educational Grant

DR. GREGORIO D. DIZON MEMORIAL LECTURE

5:00PM-6:00PM

Master of Ceremonies           

Ricardo T. Balagot, MD

National Board of Director

 

Opening Remarks 

Phil M. Pangilinan, MD

National President

 

Background of the Lecture and Introduction of the Speaker          

Maria Antonia O. Yamamoto, MD

National Board of Director

 

Lecture: "Honoring Through Remembering”

Pedro S. de Guzman,MD

Past National President

 

Closing Remarks         

Margaret L. Leachon, MD

National Vice President, Overall Convention Chair

9:00AM-9:30AM

A Scientific Discussion on the Therapy of Acute Hemorrhoidal Attack and Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Pain in the Butt and Legs

Speaker: Elaje CB Barsana, MD

Unilab Educational Grant

9:30AM-10:00AM

Optimizing your Nutrition for Better Health

Speaker: Jan Paolo Dipasupil, MD, MBA, DIBLM

Unilab Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 2: BIG STEPS FOR THE HEALTH OF FILIPINO WORKERS

10:00AM-11:00AM

I. Establishing Medical Surveillance in Small-and-Medium-Scale Enterprises

Speaker: Ma. Teresita S. Cucueco, MD, MOH, CESO III 

Assistant Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment 

 

 II. Ensuring the Health of the Informal Workers

Speaker: Jeanne V. Tiangha-Gonzales, MD 

Rural Health Physician Masantol, Pampanga 

 

 III. Role of OH Physicians in the Universal Health Care

Speaker: Pretchell P. Tolentino, MD 

OIC Director, DOH-Health Human Resources Development Bureau 

 

OPEN FORUM

11:00AM-12:00PM

The Importance of the Role of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in the Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Management of Type 2 Diabetes During the New Normal

Speaker: Joselito L. Atabug, MD

Boehringer Ingelheim Educational Grant

12:00PM-1:00PM

VIRTUAL BOOTH

3:00PM-3:45PM

Management of Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis and Urticaria among Working Patients

Speaker: Prof. Giorgio Walter Canonica

Menarini Educational Grant

3:45PM-4:00PM

Nutrition and Hydration Talk, Staying Fit and Healthy in the New Normal

Speaker: Naheeda Mustofa MD, FPCP, DPBCN

Pocari Sweat Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 3: WHAT'S NEW IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

4:45PM-5:00PM

I. The New HIV and AIDS Law: Republic Act No. 111666

Speaker: Joselito R. Feliciano, MD

Medical Specialist, Philippine National AIDS Council, Department of Health

 

II. Cancer Control Policy in the Workplace

Speaker: Clarito U. Cairo, MD

Medical Specialist II, Disease Prevention and Control Bureau, Department of Health

 

III. Reporting Communicable Diseases: Appreciating Republic Act No. 11332

Speaker: Vito G. Roque Jr., MD 

Epidemiology Bureau Department of Health 

                                               

OPEN FORUM

9:00AM-9:45AM

Breaking Barriers: The Role of Budesonide/Formoterol as Preferred Reliever and/or Controller Across All Severities

Speaker: Joel M. Santiaguel, MD

AstraZeneca Educational Grant

9:45AM-10:00AM

Workplace Wellbeing in the Midst of COVID19 Pandemic (Part 1)

Speaker: Alejandro V. Pineda Jr., MD, DFM, FAPF

Pocari Sweat Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 4: STRATEGIES FOR A HEALTHIER WORKFORCE IN TIMES OF PANDEMIC

10:00AM-11:00AM

I. Unified Algorithm for RTW

Speaker: Marissa M. Alejandria, MD

President, Philippine Society of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

 

II. Updates on COVID Vaccines

Speaker: Jaime C. Montoya, MD

Executive Director, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development 

 

III. APAT DAPAT for the Business Sector

Speaker: Romelei Camiling-Alfonso, MD

Volunteer Technical Specialist, Philippine Society of Public Health Physician 

 

OPEN FORUM

11:00AM-12:00PM

Importance of Glycemic Control During the New Normal: Managing Clinical Inertia in Type 2 D with SGLT-2i & DPP-4i Combination

Speaker: Nerissa Ang-Golangco, MD

Boehringer Ingelheim Educational Grant

12:00PM-1:00PM

VIRTUAL BOOTH

3:00PM-4:00PM

Heart Failure Symposium: Early Essential Treatment Intervention for Heart Failure Today

Speaker: Rochelle Regina T. Cruz, MD

Novartis Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 5: LEARNING NEW OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH EXPERIENCES IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

4:00PM-5:00PM

I. Championing the Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness of the IT-BPM Workforce

Speaker: Ms. Ma. Teresa R. Azicate, MBA

Human Resource Consultant, Information Technology and Business Process Associations of the Philippines 

 

II. Expanding OH to the Community- Petron Rosario Experience

Speaker: Engr. Joey P. Ortega

Terminal Superintendent, Rosario Terminal Petron Corporation 

 

III. Best Practices in Response to COVID-19 (Hospital Settings) 

Speaker: Anna Sofia Victoria S. Fajardo, MD 

National Secretary, PCOM

OPEN FORUM

9:00AM-9:45AM

Strategies for Delaying Progression of CKD

Speaker: Coralie Therese D. Dimali, MD, FPCP, FPSN

Corbridge Educational Grant

9:45AM-10:00AM

Workplace Wellbeing in the Midst of COVID19 Pandemic (Part 2)

Speaker: Alejandro V. Pineda Jr., MD, DFM, FAPF

Pocari Sweat Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 6: LINKAGES FOR WORKER'S HEALTH

10:00AM-11:00AM

I. Medical Surveillance and Occupational Safety

Speaker: Katherine Marie C. Chua, MD, MOH

OHS Physician, EHS Coordinator, and Safety Officer Level 3

 

II. Workers' Participation in Ensuring Their Health

Speaker: Mr. Julius H. Cainglet

Vice President for Research, Advocacy, and Partnerships Federation of Free Workers 

 

III. Networking Companies to DOTS Facilities Towards TB-Free Philippines

Speaker: Lalaine L. Mortera, MD

TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening Project FHI 360 

OPEN FORUM

11:00AM-12:00PM

Diamicron Lecture: From the New Normal to the New Normal: Pragmatic Evidence-Based Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes Management

Speaker: Ma. Cecille A. Cruz, MD

Daflon Lecture: Hemorrhoidal Disease and Chronic Venous Disease: Concomitance and Coincidence?

Speaker: Fernando L. Lopez, MD

Servier Educational Grant

12:00PM-1:00PM

VIRTUAL BOOTH

3:00PM-4:00PM

NAFLD and Binge Drinking: a Silent Issue and Growing Problem

Speaker: Ira I. Yu, MD

Viatris Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 7: BREAKING THE CHAINS OF FILIPINO WORKER'S MENTAL HEALTH

4:00PM-5:00PM

I. Mental Health Status of the World and the Philippines during the Pandemic

Speaker: Jason Triton D. Ligot, MD 

World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office 

 

II. Appreciating DOLE Policy on Mental Health in the Private Sector

Speaker: Ma. Teresita S. Cucueco, MD, MOH, CESO III 

Assistant Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment 

 

III. Initiating a Mental Health Program in the Workplace

Speaker: Prof. Maria Isabel E. Melgar, PhD

Ateneo Bulatao Center for Psychological Services, Ateneo de Manila University 

OPEN FORUM

5:00PM-6:00PM

The Value of Vaccination in the Workplace

Speaker: Ricardo C. Zotomayor, MD

Pfizer Educational Grant

8:00AM-11:00AM

VIRTUAL BUSINESS MEETING (For Registered Members and in Good Standing only)

11:00AM-12:00AM

Philippine Asthma Management: Guidelines and Occupational Health Recommendations

Speaker: Ma. Bella R. Siasoco, MD, FPCP, FPCCP

Novartis Educational Grant

11:00AM-2:00PM

VIRTUAL ELECTION (For Registered Members and in Good Standing only)

12:00PM-1:00PM

VIRTUAL BOOTH

3:00PM-4:00PM

IHD AND HYPERTENSION LECTURE: Bridging the GAP in the Management of Hypertension and Ischemic Heart Disease in Light of the New Normal

Speaker: Edward Bengie L. Magsombol, MD

Servier Educational Grant

VIRTUAL SESSION 8: MAKING SYSTEMS WORK IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

4:00PM-5:00PM

I. OH Promotion Through Social Media

Speaker: Ma. Gia Grace B. Sison, MD 

Head, Women’s Wellness Center Makati Medical Center 

 

II. Online OSH Reports and Ease of Doing Business

Speakers: Felix F. Labanda, MD, MOH 

Medical Officer III, Bureau of Working Conditions Department of Labor and Employment 

 

III. PCOM Infographics and Guidelines, PCOM COVID TWG, HPAAC, Telemedicine

Speaker: Anna Sofia Victoria S. Fajardo, MD 

National Secretary, PCOM

OPEN FORUM

5:00PM-7:00PM

CLOSING CEREMONIES

Welcome Address

Joseph L. Alunes, MD

National Board of Director, PCOM

Introduction of the Guest of Honor  

Anna Sofia Victoria S. Fajardo, MD

National Secretary, PCOM

            

Inspirational Message   

Benito P. Atienza, MD

President, Philippine Medical Association

Awarding Ceremonies for FY 2019-2020 and 2020-2021

Proclamation of 2021-2022 National Officers  

and Board of Directors

Oscar D. Tinio, MD

Chair, Commission on Elections, PCOM

 

Induction and Turnover Ceremonies

Benito P. Atienza, MD

President, PMA, INDUCTING OFFICER

            

Closing Remarks         

Margaret L. Leachon, MD

National Vice President, Overall Convention Chair

            

 
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FAQ

  • Microphones are on mute during the entire convention.

  • Kindly type your QUESTIONS about the topic/s in the Q&A BOX, located at the bottom part of the ZOOM interface. There will be a 5-10 mins Q&A session after each session.

  • For greetings, comments and concerns, kindly type them in the CHAT BOX.

  • Make sure to accomplish the evaluation form through the link that will be shared to your respective email address to be able to receive your E-Certificate. 

  • All Delegates are encouraged to attend the Opening Ceremonies, GDML, and the Closing Ceremonies and 50% of the (8) Virtual Sessions.

  • The Convention covers:

    • Eight (8) Virtual Sessions

    • Three (3) Ceremonies: 

    • Opening Ceremonies

    • Gregorio Dizon Memorial Lecture (GDML)

    • Closing Ceremonies

  • Virtual Booth which you can visit at everyday at 12 noon- 1 pm, during breaks, and after the end of the day’s sessions. (please see daily schedule).

  • Virtual General Assembly (for registered members in good standing only). A separate Zoom link will be provided for the members in good standing. 

  • Virtual Elections (for registered members in good standing only). 

A separate Zoom link will be provided for the members in good standing. 

 

Technical Support Team

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