BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 360
DECLARING THE MONTH OF MARCH OF EVERY YEAR AS “BURN PREVENTION MONTH”
WHEREAS, burn is one of the more common and widespread injuries affecting man not only physically but psychologically as well;
WHEREAS, the need to disseminate knowledge in the field of burn prevention and to enhance education in all phases of burn care is of utmost importance; and
WHEREAS, an intensified campaign on burn prevention is necessary to minimize sufferings brought about by burns;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the month of March of every year as “Burn Prevention Month” under the auspices of the Philippine Society for Burn Injuries, Inc.,
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 23rd day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Nine.
(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO
By the President:
(Sgd.) CATALINO MACARAIG, JR.
Source: CD Asia