Monday, February 3, 2014

CMZ B.R.A. Drop Box Decorating Contest (Phase 1) 2014

Phase 1 of the Ciudad Medical Zamboanga B.R.A. (Bra to Raise Awareness) Project is the B.R.A. Drop Box Decorating Contest participated in by  the CMZ employees and was started last January 17, which is within the National Cancer Consciousness Week. 

February 3 marked the Judging of the decorated B.R.A. Drop Boxes, with the following  judges: 
1) Rameer Tawasil, international artist from Zamboanga and lead artist for the B.R.A. Campaign Installation Art; 
2) Hon. Myra Paz Abubakar, City Councilor and Chair of the Gender and Development Committee, 
3) Mila Arieta, society columnist, Zamboanga Today; 
4) Ms. Florence Alcazar, President of the Mindanao Breast Cancer Support and Empowerment Association and 
5) Dante Corteza, media (Zamboanga Times) and business consultant  
L-R: CMZ MD Dr. Filipinas Rojo, International artist Rameer Tawasil,
CMZ CEO Atty. Jhihann Hairun-Natividad, Business Consultant and 

writer Dante Corteza, CMZ HR Manager Juvee Calica
L-R: CMZ AO Ruby Puzon, CMZ MD Dr. Filipinas Rojo, 
MBCSEA President Florence Alcazar, Hon. City Councilor Myra Paz Abubakar,
Society Columnist Mila Arrieta, CMZ CEO Atty. Jhihann Natividad,
CMZ HR Manager Juvee Calica and MBCSEA Vice-President Myra Lladones
There were 19 participating teams from the CMZ workforce who presented very artistic and eye-catching artworks from the plain boxes given to them.

Here are the entries from the different departments and units:

Ward Echo
CSR (Logistics)/ Dietary


Medical Records Section/Physical Medicine and Rehab Unit


Emergency Room 
Ward F (Pediatrics)
Ward A (Surgical Ward)

Operating Room/ Neonatal ICU/PACU 
Nursing Service Office

Ward G (General Ward)

Administration/Human Resource Department

Ward C (OB-Gyn Ward)

Ciudad Medical Confidants (Clinic Secretaries)

Cardio-Pulmonary Unit

Ward H

Which do you think is the best for you?

Aside from the Top Three best boxes plus the three Juror's Choices, there will be an additional award for the Camera Club of Zamboanga choice and the highest in online voting to Click Like at the CMZ Breast Wellness Page.
Representatives of the Camera Club of Zamboanga:
Jess Andrew Yu, Michelle Lim and Kerwin Baldovino
These decorated B.R.A. drop boxes will be placed in strategic places within CMZ and with our partner institutions and prepared for Phase 2, the  Bra Collection Contest.

Once you see these B.R.A. Drop Boxes in Ciudad Medical Zamboanga or around Zamboanga City, we encourage our family, friends and Zamboanga City constituents to contribute their old and used bras, which we need for the Installation Art for Breast Cancer Awareness!


The awareness starts with us!!! 


  1. Don't you find the Ciudad Medical Zamboanga staff very artistic and insightful?

  2. Creativity at its best! Yes I find them all artistic. Your awareness campaign is doing great Ms. Pinay.

    Mommy Maye

  3. Ang gaganda ng boxes! For sure nakakaengganyo yan for everyone.