The Human Growth Foundation says that parents are more often concerned when their children are shorter than their
age-mates than when they are taller, although most short children fall within the normal range of height.
These days, height does matter. "Iba na ang matangkad!" says a popular television commercial. And one factor that helps boost children's height potential is vitamins. . .
He is no doctor, but he plays a major role in the field of medicine. The President of one of the Philippines' most active and aggressive national pharmaceutical companies today knows that his is a noble business – the business of healing the sick.
"When we launched our company and our portfolio, we presented ourselves to the medical community in such strong statements, believing that we had every right and reason to be part of the pharmaceutical business," Jay Lacnit, President of SEL-J Pharmaceuticals, said.
SEL-J Pharmaceuticals is a relatively new player in the prescription market, although it has long been known for its major role in government business. Since its establishment in 1998 in Pagadian City, SEL-J has been supplying a large chunk of healthcare products in government institutions through tenders and bids
It started as a small drugstore when the Generics Law had been passed in Congress. Then opportunities to distribute healthcare products came and doors were opened to source affordable medicines from local importers based in Manila. SEL-J transferred to Manila in 2001 and in 2008, the Ethical Division was created to penetrate the private prescription market. In 2009, SEL-J expanded its products to high-generation injectable antibiotics
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