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ALU-TUCP urges Duterte to raise workers’ pay
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) called on President Duterte anew yesterday to increase the minimum salary of workers, following the increase in fares.
PhilHealth: 93% of Filipinos covered by health insurance
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Ninety-seven million of the country’s projected 104 million population have been covered by social health insurance as of the end of 2017, an official reported yesterday.
Reproductive health is a human right – PopCom
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Reproductive health is a human right that everyone must enjoy and have access to, the Commission on Population said yesterday.
Leptospirosis outbreaks declared in 10 more barangays
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday declared an outbreak of leptospirosis cases in 10 more barangays in Metro Manila, bringing to 28 the total number of affected villages to 28.
Inflation? Economic managers blame big spenders
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Rising inflation is caused by a slew of external factors as well as the huge spending appetite of Filipinos, economic managers said yesterday.
Comelec to seniors, PWDs: Declare yourselves
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections yesterday encouraged senior citizens and persons with disabilities to declare themselves as such when they register as voters for the 2019 polls.
‘Leptospirosis antibiotic not safe for pregnant women, kids’
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
An infectious disease expert warned the public yesterday that while prophylaxis may help bring down leptospirosis cases in the country, antibiotics should not be given to pregnant women and children.
DOH reports 900 new HIV cases in April
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
More than 900 new cases of HIV, including four pregnant women, were documented by the Department of Health in April, a report showed yesterday.
Experts warn of allergy to food, baby’s milk
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Experts from the Philippine Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology have warned the public on the rising cases of food allergies, especially to infant formula, that have been observed in the country.
DOH asks barangay officials to hold CPR training
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health yesterday asked barangay officials to organize training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the community to improve the survival rate of people who suffer cardiac arrest.
DOH chief sounds alarm over rising lepto cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III yesterday warned the public of the rising cases of leptospirosis in the country, as he underscored the need to implement effective garbage collection to control rodents. ...
Comelec shopping for 2019 poll supplies
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
With less than a year to go before the May 2019 mid-term polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is inviting interested bidders to supply needed election documents and paraphernalia.
2 million voters expected as registration resumes
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is expecting more than two million voters to register for next year’s elections as the continuing registration resumes on Monday.
NBI to probe P8.1 billion DOH barangay health stations project
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice has ordered an investigation into alleged irregularities in a project of the Department of Health worth P8.1 billion involving the construction of 5,700 barangay health stations in public...
New Comelec exec heads 2019 polls steering committee
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Newly appointed Commission on Elections Commissioner Marlon Casquejo will have his hands full as he has been designated head of the steering committee for the 2019 midterm polls.
‘Nothing irregular in barangay health station project’
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The contractor of a project of the Department of Health involving the construction of 5,700 barangay health stations in public schools across the country has denied any wrongdoing, saying the DOH is using the issue...
‘Culture change, social media helped pave Mental Health Law’
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Changing culture and social media paved the way for the passage of the much-awaited Mental Health Law, a legislation that doctors believe will change Philippine society.
DOH rolls out anti-Hepatitis B survey nationwide
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
With an estimated 8.5 million Filipinos infected with Hepatitis B, the Department of Health (DOH) has rolled out a nationwide testing campaign targeting 3,000 children aged five to six years.
FDA to start testing of 50 contraceptives
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration has opened the certification process for the second batch of 50 contraceptive products after the Court of Appeals denied the motion for reconsideration asking to stop the FDA from...
‘IRR on Mental Health Law out soon’
by Sheila Crisostomo - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Doctors and students advocating for the Mental Health law, signed on Thursday by President Duterte, are now gearing up for the formulation of its implementing rules and regulations.
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