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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Health (DOH)’

Dengue cases in Zamboanga Peninsula up by 81%

Posted on Monday, 18 March 2019 12:51 PM | No Comments
Dengue cases in Zamboanga Peninsula rose to 81 percent, according to the Department of Health (DOH) 9. Cases had reached 1,743 from January 1 to March 7, 2019. Based on...

DOH calls for increased awareness vs. depression after Razorback drummer’s suicide

Posted on Thursday, 17 January 2019 03:11 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday (January 17) issued a statement calling on the public to help spread awareness against depression following the apparent suicide of...

Firecracker-related injuries decline by 52% at 236 cases – DOH

Posted on Wednesday, 2 January 2019 04:43 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) noted a significant decline in the number of firecracker-related injuries from December 21, 2018 to January 2, 2019. This year’s tally,...

‘Boga’ or PVC cannon tops list of injury-causing firecrackers; number of victims decline by 50% – DOH

Posted on Monday, 31 December 2018 03:10 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) recorded a total of 55 firecracker-related injuries as of Sunday morning (December 30). Most of the victims, 13 of them, were...

Piccolo tops list of dangerous firecrackers, causes of injuries

Posted on Thursday, 27 December 2018 06:23 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —  The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of Health (DOH) remind the public to avoid firecracker disasters in welcoming the new year. Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo...

DOH warns: Firecracker wounds can lead to tetanus infection, death

Posted on Wednesday, 26 December 2018 04:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is expecting more cases of firecracker-related injuries until the first week of next year. In line with this, the DOH advises merry-makers...

Public advised to drink, eat in moderation on holidays

Posted on Wednesday, 26 December 2018 10:26 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – People tend to eat and drink too much when party events and merry-makings abound during the holiday season. But according to the Department of Health (DOH), the...

Some safety tips in welcoming the new year

Posted on Tuesday, 25 December 2018 01:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has again reminded the public to take extra caution in joining merry-making activities this holiday season. Do not pick up failed firecrackers...

DOH-Retained hospitals on code white alert effective Dec. 21

Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018 01:35 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Days before the year-end revelry starts, the Department of Health (DOH) has announced on Thursday (December 20) that all DOH-Retained hospitals across the country will be on...

DOH-Region 3 calls on LGUs to impose ‘no buying, no selling’ of firecrackers this holiday

Posted on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 01:26 PM | No Comments
PAMPANGA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) Region 3 is encouraging local government units (LGU) to impose a ban on sales and purchase of firecrackers to achieve its target...