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Guanzon seeks PWD ID cards for people with HIV/AIDS
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 26, 2022 - 12:00am
P3PWD party-list representative-elect Rowena Guanzon yesterday urged local government units to issue PWD identification cards to those with HIV/AIDS to help them with their medicines and other needs.
‘Subdivisions cannot bar cops on legitimate operations’
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Private subdivisions cannot close their gates to police officers conducting legitimate operations, according to a former president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
‘Second booster: Prioritize people with comorbidities’
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
People with comorbidities should already be given the second booster shot against COVID-19, according to Vaccine Expert Panel member Rontgene Solante.
Health expert wants Marcos to sustain stand vs vape
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Action on Smoking and Health Philippines yesterday urged president-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to uphold the mandate of the Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration in protecting...
Metro hospitals hitting capacity for non-COVID-19 cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Hospitals in the National Capital Region are reaching capacity for non-COVID patients, the National Patient Navigation and Referral Center, formerly known as One Hospital Command, reported yesterday.
Omicron subvariant: 5 detected in Western Visayas
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Five more cases of the highly transmissible Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 of COVID have been detected in Western Visayas, the Department of Health (DOH) reported yesterday.
Moderna not yet rolling out for kids – DOH
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration may have approved the use of Moderna vaccine among children aged six to 11, but this is not yet ready for rollout, the Department of Health said yesterday.
UHC full implementation seen in 3 years
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 31, 2022 - 12:00am
The Universal Health Care Act of 2019 will be fully implemented in the next three years as the law stipulates, according to an official of the Department of Health.
Private hospitals say health facilities ready for monkeypox
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Private health care facilities are ready in case monkeypox enters the country, the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines Inc. said yesterday.
Adults urged: Get vaxxed to protect children
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 26, 2022 - 12:00am
To protect children from COVID-19 now that more Omicron subvariants are emerging, the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday reiterated its call for eligible adults to get their vaccines.
Comelec: Accuracy of May automated polls at 99.93%
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The random manual audit of votes in the May 9 polls has posted an overall accuracy rate of 99.93175 percent, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.
NWPC affirms wage hikes in 3 regions
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The National Wages and Productivity Commission has affirmed the wage orders of the Regional Tripartite Wage Productivity Boards in Mimaropa, Cagayan Valley and Soccsksargen.
NCR wage hike takes effect on June 4
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The new minimum wage rates in the National Capital Region and Western Visayas (Region 6) shall take effect early next month, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced yesterday.
COVID-19 cases rise in 7 Metro Manila areas
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Over a week after the May 9 general elections, the Department of Health has recorded a slight increase in new COVID-19 cases in six cities and the lone municipality in Metro Manila.
LGUs, labs asked to use RT-PCR for COVID-19 testing
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
With the Omicron subvariants BA.1.12 and BA2.12.1 now in the country, the Department of Health has asked local government units and COVID-19 testing laboratories to prefer reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction...
DOH not ruling out undetected Omicron cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Department of Health said yesterday that it is not ruling out the possibility of “undetected” cases of the highly contagious Omicron sub-variant BA.2.12.1 in the country.
DICT identifies IP addresses in website attacks
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections said yesterday the Department of Communications and Information Technology has identified certain IP (internet protocol) addresses used in the failed attacks on the poll body’s website...
Comelec says it received 400 reports of vote-buying
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections had received some 400 complaints of vote-buying with “supporting evidence,” an official said yesterday.
Voters told: Observe COVID-19 symptoms
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Thirty-one voters were sent home for manifesting symptoms of COVID-19 when they were screened at polling precincts on election day last Monday, the Department of Health said yesterday.
No spike in COVID-19 cases so far – DOH
by Sheila Crisostomo - May 10, 2022 - 12:01am
Should compliance with the minimum public health standards decline, the country will be seeing more than 200 new cases of COVID-19 per day by the middle of this month, the Department of Health said yesterday.
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