5th NADA PHILIPPINES ANNUAL FORUM – “Strengthening the NADA Spirit through Solidarity with Local and International Partners”

Dear Acudetox Specialists and Friends,

Warm Greetings of Peace and Solidarity from NADA Philippines!

The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) Philippines is a non-profit volunteer organization that supports the use of a five-point ear acupuncture protocol known internationally as the NADA Protocol.

Every year since 2010, NADA Philippines has held a regular forum where Acudetox Specialists (ADSes) join hands and share their different experiences from all over the Philippines.

For this year’s activity, NADA Philippines is inviting NADA Acudetox Specialists from other countries to join us and be part of this yearly celebration of sharing and networking.

NADA Philippines will be holding its 5th National Annual Forum on February 27, 2016 (Saturday), at the Quezon City Sports Club, E. Rodriguez Avenue, Quezon City with the theme “Strengthening the NADA Spirit through Solidarity with Local and International Partners.”

We are inviting you to be part of this forum that will feature the diverse experiences and updates from the ADSes here and abroad in their continued work in providing ear acupuncture to various communities and sectors.

Registration fees (inclusive of kit, lunch, two snacks and photo booth):

-For Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist (ADS) – Php500.00
-For Non-ADS – Php750.00

Kindly confirm your attendance to ensure food reservation by sending a text message to Ms. Evelyn Dulay through mobile 0917-7305964 and email evelyndulay06@gmail.com / nadaphilippines@gmail.com.

Thank you and we are looking forward to your attendance/participation in this annual activity!


PROGRAM DETAILS

7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Remembering the Qi
8:00 – 8:15 Invocation
8:15 – 8:30 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Janet PAREDES, Board President
NADA Philippines
8:30 – 8:45 Inspirational Message
Dr. Isidro SIA, Director – General
PITAHC – DOH
8:45– 11:45 PANEL 1 │ CROSSING BOUNDARIES

9:00

Marilyn TOMILAS, Baguio City, Philippines
·         Work in Disaster and the Mining communities after Typhoon Ineng

9:30

Pam ROGERS and LAW La Say, Thailand and Myanmar
·         DARE Network to present (Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education) Acudetox: Treatment in the Burmese Refugee camps on the Thai-Burma Border

10:15

Morning Break

10:30

Mary Ann GABISAN, Compostela Valley, Philippines
·         “Nurturing the Spirit in the Valley”

11:00

Lars WIINBLAD and Mette WIINBLAD, Denmark
·         NADA Protocol andBenzodiazipines, Anti-depressants in general, SSRI
·         Uses of Nada Protocol in various settings: psychiatric units, street workers, hospice, prison, homeless people
11:45 – 12:00 Questions and Answers
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:00 – 3:15 PANEL 2BEYOND BORDERS

1:00

Sr. Jesie BARACENA, Quezon City, Philippines
·         A Channel of God’s Mercy in the year of the family and the Eucharist.

1:30

Vanessa TOP, New Caledonia
·         NADA and Tobacco in New Caledonia

2:00

Melinda GALLEGO, South Cotabato, Philippines
·         Work with MI-HANDS (Mindanao Humanitarian Network Against Disasters)

2:30

Suneel VATSYAYAN and Pallavi VATSYAYAN, India
·         Peer Education and Acudetox
3:00 – 3:15 Afternoon Break
3:15 – 3:30 Message from the Founder
Dr. Michael Smith
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
3:30 – 3:45 Synthesis
Ace Lennon BABASA and Trisha Janine SANIJON
NADA Philippines
3:45 – 4:00 Special Report: NADA PhilippinesUpdates and Progress
John Joseph POSADAS, Program Manager
NADA Philippines
4:00 – 4:30 Discussion
4:30 – 4:45 Program Closing
Invitation to ADSes and Proceeding Plans
Victoria DUCAT, Board Vice President
NADA Philippines
End of Forum

CONVENOR:               Janet PAREDES
COORDINATOR:        John Joseph POSADAS
SECRETARIAT:          Trisha Janine SANIJON, Ace Lennon BABASA, Chie CASTILLO, Evelyn DULAY, and Francelle NAPURA
HOSTS:                        Mirren SUN and Dorothy NUBLA

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