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DA warns consumers vs unregistered liniment
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration has warned the public to refrain from purchasing and using an unregistered liniment.
Pharma wants bigger budget for UHC
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The pharmaceutical industry wants a higher budget for the Universal Health Care Law to cover cost of medicines for poor patients.
DOH chief signs IRR of Universal Health Care
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
With a required funding of P1.5 trillion until 2024, the government is eyeing a progressive implementation of the Universal Health Care law after Health Secretary Francisco Duque III signed yesterday its implementing...
Continuing registration draws 4 million voters
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
More than four million people participated in the continuing registration of voters from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30 despite the approval of measures in both Houses of Congress for the deferment of the barangay and Sangguniang...
WHO proposes action plan on e-cigarettes
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The World Health Organization recommends an action plan as the agency has expressed concern over the emerging problem of e-cigarettes, especially among young people in the Philippines and other countries in the Western...
FDA orders stores: ‘Hide’ alcoholic drinks
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines on the display of alcoholic beverages in an attempt to make the products less accessible to young people.
DOH: Dengue cases exceed epidemic threshold
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Dengue prevalence in the country soared to 300,000 as cases in 12 regions exceeded the epidemic threshold, the Department of Health reported yesterday.
Pinoy domestic helpers in Hong Kong to get pay hike
by Mayen Jaymalin - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipino domestic helpers in Hong Kong are getting a salary increase, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said yesterday.
Voter registration ends today
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday reminded the public that they have only until 3 p.m. today to register for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls scheduled in May next year.
Labor attaché faces dismissal over irregular procurement
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
A ranking labor official faces possible dismissal for irregularities.
1,000 new HIV cases reported in June
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Over a thousand new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the country were recorded in June, including five pregnant women, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
UHC seen to help children with cancer
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) sees a higher survival rate for children with cancer with the implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) early next year.
WHO: Kids need full polio vaccination
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Up to 60 percent of the vaccinated Filipino children are still unprotected and may acquire the polio type 2 virus that has re-emerged in the country, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Whole-of-government approach to contain polio — DOH
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
To control the outbreak of polio and enable the country to remain polio-free, the Department of Health (DOH) is implementing a whole-of-government approach as it reported yesterday that all government agencies are...
DOH mulls price reduction for 120 drugs
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking a reduction of over 50 percent in the prices of 120 life-saving medicines in the country.
DOLE stops budget hotel demolition
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
To protect the lives of other construction workers, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday stopped the demolition of the collapsed budget hotel in Malate, Manila.
OFW deployment to Russia underway
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The government will soon deploy overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Russia, a labor official reported yesterday.
DOH launches program vs malnutrition in Cainta
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
To reduce the prevalence of malnutrition in Cainta, the Department of Health (DOH) has launched the Mag-pinggang Pinoy Tayo (MPPT) in the municipality.
LGUs urged to help promote polio immunization
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) yesterday called on all local government units (LGUs) to help in promoting the immunization campaign to prevent the spread of polio in the Philippines.
After 19 years, polio re-emerges in the Philippines – DOH
by Mayen Jaymalin - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) declared yesterday a nationwide polio outbreak following confirmation of the reemergence of the contagious disease in the country after 19 years.
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