Health and The Environment: The Intimate Connection

(Towards Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)Romeo F. Quijano, M.D.ProfessorDepartment of Pharmacology and ToxicologyCollege of Medicine, Univ. of the Phils. Manila Discussions about sustainable agriculture, food security and “green economy” unavoidablylead to issues on environment and health. However, there is hardly a reasonable level ofunderstanding of health as it relates to the environment. There is aContinue reading “Health and The Environment: The Intimate Connection”

Health, Environment and the Immune System

Health, Environment and the Immune System In celebration of World Environment Day 2020, PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) hosted a webinar entitled, ‘Protecting Children from Toxins amid COVID-19.’ The following is the presentation of one of the guest speakers, Romeo Quijano, M.D., PANAP chairperson. Dr. Quijano is a retired professor of the University of the PhilippinesContinue reading “Health, Environment and the Immune System”

Toxic Chemicals and the Struggle for People´s Health

Speech delivered by Dr. Romeo F. Quijano at the 2nd People’s Health Assembly held in Cuenca, Ecuador from July 17- 23, 2005 Under the banner of modernization and development, the industrialized countries and their transnational chemical companies have inundated the earth with toxic chemicals. Third world countries, in particular, have been trapped into a ¨pesticideContinue reading “Toxic Chemicals and the Struggle for People´s Health”