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‘Suspension of PhilHealth contributions possible’
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 23, 2024 - 12:00am
The premium contributions of minimum wage earners could be suspended, according to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.
DOH allots P55 million for cervical, breast cancer screening
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Health has allocated P55 million to meet its target of screening three million women for cervical and breast cancer this year.
COVID-19, flu-like cases continue to drop
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Cases of COVID and influenza-like illness in the country are continuously decreasing, according to the Department of Health.
‘FDA, not lawmakers, should supervise medical marijuana’
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Medical marijuana should be placed under the supervision of the Food and Drug Administration and not the houses of Congress, the Philippine Medical Association said yesterday.
PhilHealth members get SM shopping discount
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
A shopping discount awaits members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. at all SM branches nationwide as part of PhilHealth’s 29th anniversary tomorrow.
Health workers to mount ‘Black Hearts Day’ protest
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Health care workers will hold a nationwide protest on Valentine’s Day, dubbed the “Black Hearts Day Protest,” to demand a salary increase and the release of their overdue benefits and allowanc...
DOH logs 446,478 TB cases
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Cases of tuberculosis in the country have been increasing, according to the Department of Health.
DOH logs 120,000 HIV cases
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
More than 120,000 human immunodeficiency virus cases were recorded in the country from January to September last year, the Department of Health reported.
Comelec waives voter certification fee
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections will no longer charge P75 for Voter’s Certification starting Feb. 12, which has been declared as National Voter’s Day.
DOLE issues revised IRR on Service Charge Law
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Labor and Employment has issued the revised implementing rules and regulations of the Service Charge law, which now excludes managerial employees from benefiting from the collected service cha...
Calabarzon domestic workers to get pay hike
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 4, 2024 - 12:00am
Domestic workers in Calabarzon will get an increase in their monthly salary.
February 12 declared National Voter’s Day
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections has declared Feb. 12 as National Voter’s Day.
PhilHealth’s expanded outpatient drug list out
by Rhodina Villanueva - February 2, 2024 - 12:00am
The state health insurer has released a list of 32 commonly prescribed outpatient medicines that have been added to the Konsulta program.
Flu-like illnesses declining – DOH
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Cases of influenza-like illness in the country are on the downtrend, according to the Department of Health.
113,000 adverse effects of immunization recorded
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Nearly three years since COVID-19 vaccines became available in the country, over 113,000 reports of adverse effects following immunization were recorded by the Food and Drug Administration.
DOH logs 7 rabies deaths
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Seven people died of rabies as cases increased nationwide early this month.
Health experts urged to report adverse effects of anesthesia
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Healthcare professionals have been urged to immediately report any adverse reaction related to the use of anesthesia, the Food and Drug Administration said yesterday.
New DOH hubs to boost access to health care
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 21, 2024 - 12:00am
To provide Filipinos more access to health services, the Department of Health plans to build 28 primary care facilities across the country.
FDA warns public vs cooling gel patch for kids
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration has warned the public against the purchase and use of a cooling gel patch for kids with fever.
UP to Marcos to suspend PhilHealth premium hike– DOH
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The decision to implement or suspend the scheduled increase in the members’ contributions in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. is up to President Marcos, according to the Department of Health.
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