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Cavite, several areas in Zamboanga Sibugay under state of calamity due to dengue

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 11:57 PM | No Comments
Cavite and several areas in Zamboanga Sibugay are under a state of calamity due to the increasing number of dengue cases in the province. Based on the data of the...

Dengue on the rise: How to protect your family against dengue virus

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 07:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday declared a national alert due to spiking dengue cases in several regions. READ: DOH declares dengue alert in several regions...

DOH declares dengue alert in several regions

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 03:34 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) has declared “national dengue alert” on Monday (July 15) after recording a spike in reported dengue cases in several regions. According to Health Secretary Francisco...

DOH pushes for mandatory vaccination of children anew

Posted on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 01:16 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday (July 9) pushed for the implementation of mandatory immunization of children anew amid slumping vaccination coverage due to the controversial...

PhilHealth to shoulder hospital expenses of victims of food poisoning

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 07:29 PM | No Comments
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) assured to shoulder the hospital expenses of the victims of food poisoning at the birthday celebration of former first lady Imelda Marcos. PhilHealth President...

DOH suspects eggs served at Imelda’s birthday behind food poisoning

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 03:10 PM | No Comments
Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said the egg served during former first lady Imelda Marcos’s birthday celebration may have caused the food poisoning of over 200 guests....

DOH eyes vaccinating 9-M schoolchildren

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 09:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday relaunched its school-based immunization program in a bid to have some 9 million children catch up on missed vaccinations this...

DOH bans use of vapes, e-cigarettes in public places

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 08:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has banned the use of vapes and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in public places. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on June 14 signed...

DOH: Vaccinate ahead of flu season

Posted on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 02:17 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Influenza is among the rainy-day diseases that highly threatens people’s health around the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Unlike the common cough and colds,...

Dengue cases in CARAGA region rises to 5,800; death toll 17

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 08:54 PM | No Comments
Dengue cases in CARAGA region has climbed to 5,800 while death toll raised to 17 since January of this year, higher compared to the same period last year. The Department...