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The international obser-vance of the first World Menopause Day happened on Oct. 18. In the Philippines the Philippine Society of Climacteric Medicine (PSCM) and the Philippine Obstetrical and Gyne-cological Society (POGS) were the groups spearheading the day's celebration.
The event was marked with a fun run around the Greenhills Shopping Area, followed by a women's forum at Club Filipino.
While the celebration is a major milestone for the medical profession, Health Undersecretary Suzie Pineda-Mercado emphasized that "more than the observance of world menopause day, what we need is the awareness that there is life after menopause. We have to let people know that menopause is not the …