Useful Websites

The Human Tissue

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) was set up to regulate the processes surrounding handling of human organs, bodies and tissue. The Human Tissue Act of 2004 replaces all previous acts relating to tissue and anatomy, and makes consent and authorisation the main principles surrounding all storage and collection of samples of tissue, DNA, bodies and anatomy as part of any scientific research, clarification, investigation or analysis.

World Health Organization – Philippines

www.wpro.who.int/philippines

Describes WHO activities in the Philippines including newborn health programs

Pinoy Parenting

https://www.pinoyparenting.com:

An informative and useful website designed to answer frequently asked questions from new mothers.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972

https://www.lawphil.net/statutes/repacts/ra2000/ra_8972_2000.html 

An Act providing for benefits and privileges to solo parents and their children.

DNA Saves the day for family petitions

https://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleid=553629 :

A recent article on how DNA testing can help families.