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Source: www.officialgazette.gov.ph

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 37, June 29, 1962 ]

AUTHORIZING THE PHILIPPINE TUBERCULOSIS SOCIETY, INC., TO CONDUCT A NATIONAL FUND AND EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN DURING THE PERIOD FROM AUGUST 19 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 1962



WHEREAS, the Government is determined to ameliorate in every way possible the economic and social well-being of our people;

WHEREAS, tuberculosis continues to be a serious obstacle to the attainment of our goal of economic advancement and social progress in view of its adverse effects on the public health;

WHEREAS, the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc., has been and is an effective instrument in assisting the Government to safeguard and preserve our manpower potential against the dreaded disease; and

WHEREAS, the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc., deserves full public support, financial as well as moral, so that it can more successfully bring into realization its mission of charity in public health service;

NOW, THEREFORE, I Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby authorize the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc., to conduct its national fund and educational campaign during the period from August 19, to September 30, 1962.

I call upon all citizens and residents of the Philippines, irrespective of nationality or creed, to assist in this drive by giving generously of their means so that we may protect ourselves and our children from a dreaded disease. I authorize; all the treasurers of provincial, city, and municipal governments, as well as school officials to accept, for the Philippine Tuberculosis Society, Inc., voluntary contributions and donations and to issue official receipts therefor, and enjoin them to participate actively in this charitable endeavor by lending it their utmost support and coopera­tion.

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 29th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-two.

DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL
President of the Philippines

By the President:

AMELITO R. MUTUC
Executive Secretary

 

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