Posts Tagged Department of Health

New COVID-19 cases in PH hits 1,509, total cases reached 362,243

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 21, 2020

The Philippines records a total of 1,509 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with 362,243 total cases, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Wednesday (October 21). The DOH also...

DOH, WHO encourages public to access free mental health course online

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 9, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) is encouraging the public to enroll in the free online course about mental health. The QualityRights Mental Health e-training course was...

Avigan clinical trials in PH may start next week – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   October 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The clinical trials on anti-flu drug Avigan in the country may finally begin next week, the Department of Health (DOH) said. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said...

DOH responds to expired medicines issue being ‘taken out of context’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 7, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) said the issue of P2.2 billion worth of expired medicines, and overstocked medical and dental supplies were ‘taken out of context’. The Health Department said...

DOH to conduct nationwide anti-measles, polio vaccination starting Oct. 26

Robie de Guzman   •   October 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday announced it is set to hold a nationwide supplemental vaccination activity against measles, rubella, and polio starting Oct. 26 amid...

Clinical trials for Avigan to begin this week—DOH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 5, 2020

Clinical trials for Japanese anti-flu drug Avigan may begin this week, according to the Department of Health (DOH). This was after the trial experienced processing delay. DOH Spokesperson Maria Rosario...

Lacson believes Task Force PhilHealth found enough evidence to indict Duque

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 5, 2020

Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Task Force PhilHealth has found enough evidence to indict Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III. In a statement, Lacson said Duque and former...

Philippines is now among top 20 countries with most number of COVID-19 cases

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 2, 2020

The Philippines is now among the top 20 countries with the most number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the world, according to the recent data of the John Hopkins...

DOH allows private companies to implement lockdown

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 29, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) will allow private companies to implement lockdown in their offices or health care facilities to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) exposure. DOH Spokesperson Usec. Maria Rosario...

From danger zone to moderate, DOH sees downward trend of COVID-19 cases

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 28, 2020

The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country is now at a downward trend, according to the Department of Health (DOH). DOH Spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire said...


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