Garantisadong Pambata (GP) is a campaign to support the various health programs to reduce childhood illnesses and deaths by promoting positive child care. At the forefront of these initiatives is Garantisadong Pambata (GP), an institutionalized pre-schoolers nationwide health campaign conducted every third week of. THE Department of Health (DOH), together with other government agencies, presented the new “Garantisadong Pambata (GP),” a child health.

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Garantisadong Pambata to fight for child health and survival

Cebu City – Inchild mortality rate for Philippines was Child mortality rate of Philippines fell gradually from Under-five mortality rate is the probability per gaeantisadong, that a newborn baby will die before reaching age five, if subject to current age-specific mortality rates. These disturbing figures had given birth to government-initiated child health focused programs that aim to intensify education and participation of the public in the prevention of these deaths and ultimately, in ensuring the survival of children under the age of five.

At the forefront of these initiatives is Garantisadong Pambata GPan institutionalized pre-schoolers nationwide health campaign garantisadonh every third week of April and October aimed at delivering a package health services to children under five years of age and provide relevant health information for parents garantisadohg caretakers.


While delivery of essential health package is focused during the GP week, the health services and dissemination of health information are also available year-round to children between six and 71 months old.

The program stressed the importance of Vitamin A supplementation in children.

pambat At its initiation, the GP program offered only two services: Over the years, the program has expanded its services. It now offers an integrated package of services and information on health, nutrition, and environment for children that are made available every day in homes, schools, health facilities, and communities, by government and non-government organizations.

It promotes the services of skilled health professionals during pregnancy, delivery, and immediate postpartum; care of the newborn; exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding; micro-nutrient supplementation; and deworming. It aids in the immunization of children and mothers; the integrated management of sick children; child injury prevention, control, and treatment; birth spacing; and proper personal hygiene.

Garantisadong Pambata to fight for child health and survival

Under the expanded GP, years old children are already included in the coverage. Services will be diversified to fit the life stage segments of years, according to the December edition of Health Beat, an official publication of the DOH.

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The messages the expanded GP want to convey is that the provision garsntisadong child health is not only limited to going to the health centers for free and effective services. The care for the child is every day, at home, school, health facility, and by different partners, it said.

Ignoring the health and well being of children and mothers is never an option and there is no excuse to it. The DOH and NNC is stepping up its efforts to remarkably reduce mortality among children under the age of five by enforcing the Garantisadong Pambata program.

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