Sustainability Programs of Mapúa University

Sustainability Programs of Mapúa University

Sustainability Programs of Mapúa University

Health Program

The sustainability health program of the University covers the following:

  1. Blood bank as extension program for Mapúa employees and its partner communities.
  2. Disease Prevention - such as health (vaccine administration) and compliance to the Sanitation Code, DOLE Occupational Safety & Health Standards , and other standard requirements of the Philippines;
  3. Awareness and Capacity Building - such as web posting of health relevant information, seminar on first aid and compliance, family planning for employees, dangerous drugs, communicable diseases, and among others;
  4. Adolescent Health Care and other medical, dental services

In support to sustain the blood bank of the school’s partner hospital, blood donation activity were held twice a year. This activity helped sustain the supply of blood in the partner hospital’s blood bank. Through this facility, Mapúa employees and its partner communities availed the services of the partner hospital by obtaining free blood units for transfusion.

SOCIP announces record high of blood units donated by the Mapúa community to its partner hospital. Based on the data of year 2010 which recorded 143 units, the number of blood units collected for 2016 reached 158, a 10.49 % increase. This means more units available for patients who needed blood transfusion.

YEAR
Units Donated to Hospital
Units Availed by the school
2016
158
27
2015
74
39
2014
92
34
2013
140
50
2012
140
47
2011
99
29
2010
143
13

Below are tabulated programs set by the Mapúa Health Services Department for 2017.

Program/Project
Rationale
Date of Implementation
Synopsis
1. Vaccine Preventable
Diseases
(Web poster)
Compliance w/ School
Sanitation and Health
Services Code on
Sanitation of the
Philippines
January 2017
A brief and easy to understand
description of commonly encountered
vaccine preventable dses. presented
in HSD’s website
2. Foot Care Tips
(Web poster)
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical
Services
January 2017
Common homecare tips on how
to take care of one’s feet presented
as a web poster in HSD’s website
3. Teen Pregnancy
and STD’s
(Web poster)
Compliance w/ DepEd provision
on Adolescent Health Care
February 2017
Seminar that tackles the current
issues of teenage pregnancy in
the country and the commonly encountered
sexually transmitted infections
among that age group
4. Pulmonary TB
Seminar
Compliance w/ DOLE
Occupational Safety &
Health Standards
March 21 & 22, 2017
Seminar for employees that tackles
the myths and facts surrounding
pulmonary tuberculosis as a
common affliction among Filipinos
5. Yosi-Kadiri
(Anti-Smoking Campaign)
Web poster
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
March 2017
6. First Aid
Certificate Seminar
Compliance with DOLE
and OSH regulations
April 3-4, 2017
First Aid training for employees to be
facilitated by Phil. Red Cross certified trainers
7. Cancer Awareness
Web poster
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
May 2017
A web poster on Cancer
awareness and prevention
8. Hepatitis Awareness
in the workplace
(Seminar)
Compliance with DOLE
OSH Standard requirements
May 2017
Lecture seminar for employees
and students that aims to
tackle the scourge of hepatitis
9. Oral Health Seminar
for Students
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Dental Services
June 2017
A lecture seminar for students
that will tackle commonly
encountered dental diseases and
preventive dental care
10. Dengue Awareness
(Web Poster)
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
June 2017
11. Nutrition, Obesity
and Exercise
Seminar
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
July 2017
A lecture seminar conducted by
the nursing staff of HSD that
that will tackle topics on proper nutrition,
the results of an unhealthy diet – obesity
and how to prevent it thru exercise
12. Annual Eye Checkup
for Students &
Employees
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
August 2017
Complete eye checkup conducted
by a third party provider for students
and employees of the university/div>
13. Food and Safety
Seminar
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
September 2017
A lecture seminar conducted by
HSD staff on proper food handling and
safety for members of our canteen staff
14. Family Planning for
Employees
(Seminar)
In compliance with DOLE
provisions and
Labor Code of the Phils.
September 2017
A seminar on common family
planning practices to be conducted
by medical experts
15. Depression, Suicide
and Anxiety (Seminar)
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
October 2017
A lecture seminar on the common
teenage issue of depression,
anxiety and suicide
16. Office Ergonomics and
Importance of PPE (Lecture)
Part of HSD’s
Preventive Medical Services
October 2017
Lecture seminar on office
ergonomics and personal
protective equipments
17. Drug Awareness
Seminar
Compliance w/ Comprehensive
Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002
November 2017
A drug awareness seminar for
for students to be conducted
by member of PDEA
18. HIV/AIDS Awareness
(Web poster)
Compliance with DOLE
OSH Standard requirements
December 2017