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    DENR upholds program for phase out of ozone depleting substance

    Posted on: September 14th, 2017 | No Comments
    The Philippines is expected to be free of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) by the year 2040. This is based on the so called Montreal Protocol agreed upon by 197 states in 1987....

    Four-year old fights fatal disease with new treatment

    Posted on: September 8th, 2017 | No Comments
    Four-year old Ely Bowman was diagnosed with CLN2, one of many types of a fatal disorder called Batten disease. His brother, Titus, died of it last year at the age...

    Nurses urged to prioritize health care for poor families

    Posted on: September 7th, 2017 | No Comments
      MANILA, Philippines —  Vice President Leni Robredo said that during her visit to several far-flung areas in the country, she saw the suffering of people with medical conditions who...

    DA Sec. Piñol: “We’re bird flu-free.”

    Posted on: September 6th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines —  Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol considers the country clear of bird flu virus. However, the official confirmed in a text message to UNTV that quarantine protocols must continue...

    DILG, DOH identify smoking areas under nationwide smoking ban

    Posted on: September 5th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Confusion abounds over the implementation of the nationwide smoking ban, particularly on the designated smoking areas in cities. In an interview with Daniel Razon on the program,...

    DA likely to revise protocol to address avian flu outbreak in the country – Sec. Piñol

    Posted on: September 5th, 2017 | No Comments
      MANILA, Philippines — During Monday’s budget hearing at the Senate, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol said they are now studying the possibility of changing the protocols in...

    Brazilian scientists release immunized mosquitoes to combat dengue

    Posted on: August 30th, 2017 | No Comments
    Scientists from the government-backed Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Brazil hopes to combat the spread of dengue in humans. Brazil’s Ministry of Health reported that the first quarter of 2017 saw...

    Cases of HIV positive in the month of June soar to 1,013

    Posted on: August 29th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — In the interview on the program Get It Straight with Daniel Razon, Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said, authorities have recorded 1,013 new HIV positive cases in...

    Philippine Society of Oncologists to help provide needs of cancer patients in the country

    Posted on: August 29th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Society of Oncologists (PSO) wants cancer patients in the country to receive proper assistance. With this goal in mind, the group of doctors submitted last...

    DOH allays avian flu concerns, assures readiness to address related cases

    Posted on: August 25th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — No person has been reportedly diagnosed positive of bird flu virus infection in the country. This is based on the latest report of the Department of Health...