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DOH: Rise in dengue cases manageable
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Dengue cases in the country remain ”manageable” despite an increase in some parts of the country in the past several weeks, according to the Department of Health.
Marching order for DOLE: Revive COVID-19 hit labor sector
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 29, 2022 - 12:00am
President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wants a revival of the labor sector gravely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, incoming Department of Labor and Employment secretary Bienvenido Laguesma said yesterday.
Some Pinoys might already have protection vs monkeypox
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 29, 2022 - 12:00am
People aged 42 years and above may still have protection against monkeypox if they were given anti-smallpox vaccines, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday.
DOH warns of rise in dengue cases
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 21, 2022 - 12:00am
All regional directors of the Department of Health have been alerted against a possible increase in dengue cases, amid reports of a surge in cases in Western Visayas.
DOH expediting P1 billion COVID-19 benefits for HCWs
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health assured the public yesterday that it is working to expedite the payment of P1 billion COVID-19 sickness and death compensation for eligible health care workers and support staff.
DOH: COVID-19 cases continue to decline
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite the rampant violations of safety protocols this election season, cases of COVID-19 continue to be on a downward trend, according to the Department of Health.
DOH monitors 35 close contacts in Palawan
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Thirty-five close contacts of 14 foreign tourists who turned up positive for COVID-19 after visiting Palawan are now under close monitoring in Puerto Princesa City, the Department of Health said yesterday.
Cordillera workers seek wage hike
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Citing the rising cost of living, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines filed yesterday a petition before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board seeking an increase of P410 in the daily pay of...
WHO: COVID-19 caused 15 million deaths, not 5 million
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Almost three times as many people have died as a result of COVID-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic...
DOLE issues pay rules for Labor Day
by Shiela Crisostomo - May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Employees in the private sector who will be working today, Labor Day, shall be paid 200 percent of their wage, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.
COVID-19 surge possible if immunity of 50% jabbed wanes
by Shiela Crisostomo - April 30, 2022 - 12:00am
If the immunity of half of the vaccinated population wanes, more Filipinos may end up with severe and critical cases of COVID-19, the Department of Health said Thursday night.
90 million fully vaccinated by June 30 unlikely – NVOC
by Shiela Crisostomo - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The National Vaccination Operations Center admitted yesterday that the target of fully vaccinating some 90 million Filipinos by June 30 will not likely be achieved.
DOH bans single-use plastics in Ilocos facilities
by Shiela Crisostomo - April 17, 2022 - 12:00am
Single-use plastics are now prohibited in all facilities of the Department of Health in Ilocos region.
Dengue cases rising in Zamboanga 3 regions
by Shiela Crisostomo - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Aside from Zamboanga City, an increase in dengue cases has been observed in some provinces in Cagayan Valley, Western Visayas and Davao, according to the Department of Health.
Even in antigen tests, COVID-19 positivity rate down – DOH
by Shiela Crisostomo - April 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Fewer people taking the COVID-19 antigen tests are turning up positive for infection this year, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
Duterte prodded to speed up wage hike
by Shiela Crisostomo - March 19, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte has been asked to order the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards to act swiftly on a petition seeking to increase the minimum salary of workers amid the soaring prices of basic c...
Philippines on last mile of vax campaign, say DOH
by Shiela Crisostomo - March 17, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health is not surprised that lines have dwindled in vaccination sites as the COVID-19 inoculation campaign enters the homestretch.
Vax drive nets less than 50% of target
by Shiela Crisostomo - March 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Less than half of the 1.8 million target for the three-day National Vaccination Days Part 4 was achieved after the first two days of inoculation, the Department of Health reported yesterday.
Leody: Repeal Oil Deregulation Law, raise wage to P750
by Shiela Crisostomo - March 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Presidential aspirant and labor leader Leody de Guzman pushed for the repeal of the Oil Deregulation Law, underscoring the need for government to intervene in setting the prices of fuel and hike the minimum wage...
Experts sound alarm over obesity ‘epidemic’
by Shiela Crisostomo - March 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Describing obesity as an “epidemic,” the Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity , Department of Health , National Nutrition Council, World Health Organization and United Nations...
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