PROCLAMATION NO. 166
DECLARING THE THIRD WEEK OF APRIL OF EVERY YEAR
AS “EMERGENCY MEDICINE WEEK”
WHEREAS, the Philippine College of Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, Inc. is the only specialty organization in Emergency Medicine recognized by the Philippine Medical Association;
WHEREAS, it is desirable that public attention be drawn to the importance of a nationwide emergency medical service system in saving lives and preventing the loss of bodily functions, especially among the critically ill and injured; and
WHEREAS, it is imperative to focus public awareness and attention to this worthy endeavor of the Philippine College of Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, Inc..
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the Third Week of April of Every Year as “Emergency Medicine Week.”
DONE in the City Of Manila, this 19th day of April in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Three.
(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
By the President:
(Sgd.) ANTONIO T. CARPIO
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel