|ADZU Med Alumni stand out at Nat’l Forum on Public Health; win Best Poster award
Graduates of Class 2016 of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University School of Medicine made
their presence felt with outstanding research studies at the Ideas Positive National
Youth Forum on Public Health 2016 (IPNYFPH 2016) held August 12, 2016 at
the Bayanihan Center in Mandaluyong City.
Dr. Jhufel L. Ferraren, who qualified for the oral presentation of researches,
presented his study entitled, "The Effect of a 3-in-1 Antihypertensive Intervention
Program on the level of treatment adherence among hypertensive residents in
the municipality of Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur".
Dr. Yrl Phares Martin R. Agbayani won the Best Poster Exhibit award, with his
winning piece on "Santitation practices and water quality of selected water
refilling stations in providing safe drinking water supply in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay".
Other members of ADZU-SOM's batch 2016 who qualified for the poster
presentation of their respective researches include: Dr.
Zenyros Faith Antonio Sabellano, on "Trials of improved practices (TIPS) as an
approach on the compliance to appropriate breastfeeding practices among
mothers with infants less than 6 months old in baranggay Upper Salug Daku,
Mahayag Zamboanga del Norteâ; Dr. Golden I. Tamon, on "Development of
an educational tool based on health belief model to prevent antibiotic
self-medication in baranggay Upper Salug Daku, Municipality
of Mahayag,Zamboanga del Surâ; Dr. Alyssa Mariz M. Montejo on "Factors affecting
adherence to Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis: A prospective cohort study";
and Dr. Raizel Ann T. Esteron, on "The practices of rural physicians in the
diagnosis and management of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Zamboanga Sibugay Province".
Five of the ten slots allotted for poster presentation were garnered by
the ADZU graduates.
IPNYFPH 2016 is the first and the largest gathering of young health leaders
in the country that serves as venue to discuss pressing public health
issues affecting society today. This event, an initiative of
Unilab Foundation-Ideas Positive, was held in collaboration with 101
Health Research and Youth Reform Movement PH.