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DOH-NCR launches "Newborn Screening Jingle Video-Making Contest"

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Newborn Screening NCR/
Newborn Screening Reference Center

The Department of Health National Capital Regional Office is giving the college students the chance to showcase their own interpretation of "Blessing Ka Baby", the newborn screening jingle through a unique music video.

This Jingle Video Making Competition is part of the Newborn Screening Advocacy Activities for the National Capital Region, aiming to increase the awareness not only of parents but all men and women of reproductive age about the importance of Newborn Screening and how it saves babies from mental retardation and death.

Interested parties need to request for the jingle by sending an email to Interpret the jingle using your own music video, then submit entries in digital format, saved in a CD or DVD on or before 25 March 2016, 5:00 PM October 23, 2015, 5:00pm to:

Department of Health -
National Capital Regional Office 

Blk 6 Barangay Road WelfareCompound, Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City 

Tel. Nos: 531-0021, 531-0027, 531-0034 local 105

Cash prizes await the Top Three (3)
Best Video finalists:
First Place: Php40,000.00

Second Place: Php30,000.00
Third Place: Php20,000.00

The following are the important dates for the contest:
Deadline for submission of application/contest entry forms:
26 February 2016 (11 September 2015)

Deadline for submission of video (CD/DVD):
25 March 2016, 5:00 PM (23 October 2015, 5:00 PM)

Announcement of Top Finalists: 
To be announced November 2015

Awarding Ceremony: 
To be announced 20 November 2015

In 2014, VYLH-Philippines made a lyric video of the jingle in celebration of Newborn Screening Awareness Week. The jingle was commissioned by DOH National Capital Regional Office and composed by Mr. Lloyd Oliver Corpuz.

For the full contest mechanics and criteria for judging, please use this Google Drive link (Contest Mechanics from DOH-NCR).

Reminder: Interested individuals of groups should request the Official competition copy of the NBS Jingle from the DOH-NCR Regional Office. The VYLH-Philippines lyric video was embedded for preview and information dissemination purposes only.

Disclaimer: VYLH-Philippines has voluntarily helped the organizers in the promotion of this contest. It's members and their organizations are still allowed to join this competition. Affiliation to VYLH-Philippines does not have any bearing in this competition. 

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