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DOH begins consultations for Universal Health Care law rules

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 05:44 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday began the public consultations for the drafting of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act. The DOH...

Online selling of prescription drugs not allowed by law – DOH

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 05:59 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Social media have become a popular platform for online selling of almost everything – from shoes, clothes, gadgets, machines, food, even health supplements and prescription medicines. A...

Rules on use of e-cigarette, vapes out next week – DOH

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:59 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is looking to release an order detailing the regulations on the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vapes next week, a health...

Keep protected from ‘WILD’ diseases this rainy season – DOH

Posted on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 07:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public to keep being protected from ‘WILD’ diseases associated with the rainy weather. ‘WILD’ stands for water-borne diseases, influenza,...

FDA, PNRI urged to release list of synthetic vinegar brands

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 03:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to release the list of vinegar brands that are produced, not from natural fermentation...

DOH assures enough fund, health workers for UHC implementation

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 03:35 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has assured that there will be enough number of health workers for the full implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) law....

DOH launches fight against spread of Japanese Encephalitis in Northern Luzon

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2019 06:43 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health has launched an all-out fight against Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which now has widely spread in Regions I, II, III and the Cordillera Administrative...

Maynilad to prioritize NKTI, 4 other hospitals in water delivery

Posted on Thursday, 14 March 2019 07:42 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health will be implementing stricter guidelines in hospitals that are affected by water shortage. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III instructed these hospitals to only allow one companion...

DOH records more than 9,000 measles cases; intensifies immunization drive to control effect on tourism, economics

Posted on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 05:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health has recorded more than 9,000 cases of measles across the country from January 1 to February 18, 2019. The department said this is...

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...