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Healthcare funding gap to get bigger if no sin tax increase —DOF

Posted on Saturday, 18 May 2019 03:44 AM | No Comments
The Department of Finance (DOF) said there will be a funding gap of P62 billion for the recently passed Universal Health Care (UHC) if Congress will not increase sin taxes...

Yosi Kadiri is back for gov’t campaign to increase sin tax on tobacco

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 12:29 PM | No Comments
The Department of Finance (DOF) and the Department of Health (DOH) have revived Yosi Kadiri for their campaign to increase sin taxes on tobacco. Increasing taxes on tobacco will further...

DOH conducts psychological debriefing for earthquake victims in Porac

Posted on Thursday, 25 April 2019 06:15 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) has begun conducting psychological debriefing in Porac, Pampanga for victims of the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Luzon and Metro Manila on April 22. The...

DOH warns vs testimonials on herbal cure for cancer

Posted on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 06:27 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) warns against testimonials circulating on Facebook about herbal supplements curing cancer. According to DOH cancer program manager Clarito Cairo, testimonials are weak evidence so they...

DOJ clears Ubial on Dengvaxia case

Posted on Thursday, 4 April 2019 07:43 AM | No Comments
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed a criminal complaint against former Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial on the controversial Dengvaxia case. Ubial was one of the Department of Health...

DOH denies ordering hospitals to install Bong Go’s campaign ads

Posted on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 02:01 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has denied directing government hospitals to install political campaign posters bearing the face and name of senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go....

DOH records 44,000 dengue cases, 167 deaths this year

Posted on Monday, 25 March 2019 12:08 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau has recorded 44,566 dengue cases from January 1 to March 9 this year, with 167 deaths. This is almost half a...

DOH limits per patient’s watcher in hospitals hit by water shortage

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 06:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is looking to strictly implement a ‘one watcher, one patient’ policy in hospitals hit by the Manila Water supply shortage. During a...

DOH: even a little water can serve as breeding ground for mosquitoes

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 04:34 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) has raised concerns during the ongoing water shortage in Metro Manila and nearby areas especially with the increasing dengue cases in the country. The recent...

DOH lists diseases that contaminated water brings

Posted on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Tainted water or anything that has been contaminated with bacteria and other harmful organisms must not be consumed by humans due to risks of contracting diseases, according...