Posts Tagged Health

DOH to conduct nationwide measles campaign beginning October 26

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 21, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) will conduct a nationwide measles and polio supplemental immunization campaign starting October 26. DOH Secretary Secretary Francisco Duque said there is still a need to...

Police frontliners to undergo physical, mental health check—PNP

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 17, 2020

Police frontliners will undergo physical and mental check up beginning July 1, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP). PNP Spokesperson PBGen. Bernard Banac said their troops that are manning...

Beat the heat: How to prevent heat exhaustion, heat stroke

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 5, 2020

Metro Manila recorded the highest air temperature so far on Monday (May 4). The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) recorded a soaring 36.5 degrees Celsius or an...

No need for gyms, DOH advises public to exercise at home amid ECQ

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 28, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) urges the public to exercise at home amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). With the extension of the ECQ in high-risk areas, Health Undersecretary Maria...

Residents across the globe get creative during home quarantine

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 23, 2020

A number of countries kicked off last week with a national lockdown, ordering citizens to stay at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVD-19). While under quarantine,...

Pinay in Italy warns PH: ‘Don’t make the same mistake we did’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 16, 2020

A Filipina in Italy told Filipinos not to commit the same mistakes they did after the lockdown in Italy due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. In her Facebook post,...

Princess Cruises temporarily pause global ship operations for 60 Days

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 13, 2020

Princess Cruises has announced the temporary pause of their global ship operations for 60 Days due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. In a statement on Thursday (March 12), the...

Other songs to sing while washing hands to prevent coronavirus

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 9, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends washing hands properly for at least 20 seconds while singing “Happy Birthday” twice. But what if Happy Birthday is not your jam? Maintaining proper...

DOH signs MOA for affordable, quality pediatric liver transplants

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 28, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) which aims to create a consortium to support pediatric patients with medical conditions requiring liver transplantation and have...

Scientist sees coconut oil as potential nCoV treatment

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 7, 2020

A scientist is looking into coconut oil as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Ateneo de Manila University chemistry professor Dr. Fabian Dayrit said coconut oil has antiviral...


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