Acta Medica Philippina Volume 52 Number 4


Lillibeth C. David, MD, MPH, MPM
Isidro C. Sia, MD, PhD
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Hilton Y. Lam, Maria Luisa D. Enriquez, Francisco M. Heralde III, Monet M. Loquias, Marco Nemesio E. Montaño, Josephine D. Agapito, Andrew K. Arriola, Lourdes J. Cruz, Isidro C. Sia, Kent Jason G. Cheng, Carissa May D. Enriquez, Hanaih N. Marohomsalic and Jean Ramon D. Yap

University of the Philippines Manila position statement on proposed House Bill No. 292, “An act imposing excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages by inserting a new section 150-A in the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended”
Red Thaddeus DP. Miguel, Vicente O. Medina III, Hilton Y. Lam, Lorna R. Abad, Peter James B. Abad and Carmencita D. Padilla

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Children Online in the Philippines: A Review of Online News and Articles
Sandra Concepcion Layla S. Hernandez, Andrew C. Lacsina, Michelle C. Ylade, Josephine Aldaba, Hilton Y. Lam, Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr. and Anna Lena Lopez

Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Tuberculosis in Public Health Clinics in a Rural Area in the Philippines: Results from a Community Surveillance
Josephine G. Aldaba, Ma. Cecilia G. Ama, Aida M. Salonga, Patrick G. Sylim, Jesus N. Sarol, Jr. and Anna Lena Lopez

Risk Factors of Developing Pneumonia Among Confirmed Measles Cases
Michelle C. Ylade

Campus Displacement Experiences of the University of the Philippines Students and Teachers Affected by Typhoon Haiyan: Perceived Needs for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Anna Cristina A. Tuazon

Catalyzing Development of Best Practice Guidelines for Community-managed Health Programs: Case Study of a Community-Academic Partnership
Jaifred Christian F. Lopez, Ruben N. Caragay, Isidro C. Sia, Jennifer S. Madamba, Dulce Corazon Velasco, Hilton Y. Lam, Leonardo R. Estacio and Edna Estifania A. Co

Optimization of Ibuprofen Hydrogel-based Matrix Tablet Formulation for Oral Delivery
Giselle Clarisse D. Celiz, Catherine Joy B. Leaño and Erna C. Arollado

Ethanolic Extract of Garcinia mangostana L. pericarp as Preservative in Antacid Suspension
Richelle Ann M. Manalo, Erna C. Arollado, Irizh-Lyn R. Sampang, Janvin Jessel A. Cariscal and Gerwin Louis T. Dela Torre

Optimization of the Isolation and Purificati on Method of Pharmaceutical Grade Pectin from Pomelo Fruit Peels (Citrus maxima Merr. [Family Rutaceae])
Erna C. Arollado, Romeo-Luis F. Ramirez, Richelle Ann M. Manalo, Gerwin Louis T. Dela Torre, Kerstin Mariae G. Ponsaran, Shaina Mara M. Salvador and Mae Pauline F. Siocson

Comparison of the Physicochemical and Pharmacopeial Properties of Starches Obtained from Artocarpus odoratissimus Blanco, Nephelium lappaceum L., and Mangifera indica L. seeds with Corn Starch
Erna C. Arollado, Joriza Mae M. Pellazar, Richelle Ann M. Manalo, Mae Pauline F. Siocson and Romeo-Luis F. Ramirez

Determination of the Antiangiogenic Activity of Telescopium telescopium (Horn snail) Extract using in ovo Chorioallantoic Membrane (CAM) Assay
Milany Anne M. Luay, Mary France R. Gonzaga, Sharmaine Kae D. Po and Erna C. Arollado

Disparities in Hospital Capacities and Efficiency of Computer-based Health Insurance Claims Processing
Alvin B. Caballes, Gene A. Nisperos and Philip C. Zuniga

Epidemiology of Measles in the Philippines
Michelle C. Ylade

Acta Medica Philippina Volume 52 Number 5

Original Articles

Establishing Validity of EQ-5D-3L (Tagalog) to Measure Health-Related Quality of Life States among Adult Filipinos (20-50 years old)
Nina T. Castillo-Carandang, Olivia T. Sison, Rody G. Sy, Hwee Lin Wee, Elmer Jasper B. Llanes, Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, Paul Ferdinand M. Reganit, Allan Wilbert G. Gumatay, Felicidad V. Velandria and E Shyong Tai

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