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WHO warns: Dengue to likely increase in rainy season; calls for action

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 07:53 PM | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning on the alarming increase of dengue cases in some parts of Asia. In an advisory released on Wednesday (June12), the WHO...

FDA warns public against adulterated cosmetic products

Posted on Thursday, 6 June 2019 05:42 PM | No Comments
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a health warning to inform the public of the report of the ASEAN Post-Marketing Alert System (PMAS) on several cosmetic products. The FDA...

1 in 7 babies worldwide born with low birthweight—Global study

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 04:08 PM | No Comments
One in 7 babies around the world is born with a low birthweight according to a global study. That translates to around 15% or 20 million babies worldwide. Babies born...

WHO lauds PH for passing child restraint law

Posted on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 03:40 PM | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded the Philippines for passing the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act or Republic Act 11229. WHO said in a statement on Wednesday (March...

DOH calls for depression awareness to help save lives

Posted on Thursday, 14 June 2018 04:33 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos should extend support to their friends and loved ones with suicidal tendencies and avoid trivializing mental disorders. According to the Department of Health (DOH,) suicide...