July 8 – The Philippine National Allergy Day

July 8 is National Allergy Day in the Philippines. The event has its roots in Presidential Proclamation #978, s2006. Then-president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo only made it an annual event the year after, however, thanks to another proclamation (Presidential Proclamation #1313, s2007). In both proclamations, the Philippine Department of Health is explicitly named the lead coordinator of […]