TAP Portugal cabin crew to put on 4-day strike

October 31, 2014 6:37 am· Comments Off on TAP Portugal cabin crew to put on 4-day strike 

LISBON, Oct. 30 — Cabin crew staff at Portuguese flagship airline TAP Portugal have called a four-day strike starting on 30th October, the cabin crew union Sindicato Nacional do Pessoal de Voo da Aviacao Civil (SNPVAC) said in a statement.

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Mactan airport to start collecting hiked terminal fee on Nov. 1

October 31, 2014 6:37 am· Comments Off on Mactan airport to start collecting hiked terminal fee on Nov. 1 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — The Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will start collecting the increased passenger service charge (PSC), more commonly known as the terminal fee, on November 1.

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Pentagon orders to quarantine troops, returning from Ebola-hit West African countries

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Pentagon orders to quarantine troops, returning from Ebola-hit West African countries 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 — US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signed an order to place all US military service members returning from Ebola-stricken West African countries into a 21-day quarantine-like monitoring program, US Department of Defense said in a statement.

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Health officials set ‘Ebola’ summit in CDO

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Health officials set ‘Ebola’ summit in CDO 

By Cris Diaz

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Local health officials have agreed to hold an “Ebola” summit in this seaport capital of 800,000 people in Northern Mindanao, a city official said Thursday.

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Texas nurse returning from Ebola mission to be quarantined: governor

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Texas nurse returning from Ebola mission to be quarantined: governor 

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 — A female nurse who just returned to the U.S. State of Texas after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa will voluntarily self-quarantine herself at home for the next three weeks, Governor Rick Perry said Wednesday.

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Local council to help stop the spread of STD in villages

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Local council to help stop the spread of STD in villages 

ORMOC CITY, Oct. 30 — The Local AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) Council (LAC) in this city will raise awareness to combat the spread of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in various villages affecting teenagers.

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Alborz opens 1st cancer treatment center

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Alborz opens 1st cancer treatment center 

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 — Alborz province has inaugurated the first cancer diagnosis and treatment center in Sarhadabad.

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DOH-12 appeals for united effort in fighting malnutrition

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on DOH-12 appeals for united effort in fighting malnutrition 

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 30 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Mindanao has appealed to stakeholders to consolidate efforts in mitigating problems on malnutrition.

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WHO ready to benchmark 'Alagang Balon Dagupan' program

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on WHO ready to benchmark 'Alagang Balon Dagupan' program 

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 30 — The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to benchmark the landmark program of Dagupan City called “Alagang Balon Dagupan for the Elderly,” (“New Dagupan Cares for the Elderly”) for adoption in all developing countries to benefit elder population when it was presented during a world health forum today, Thursday, at Crowne Plaza in Hong Kong.

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Iranian health ministry adapts six anti-smoking strategies

October 31, 2014 6:36 am· Comments Off on Iranian health ministry adapts six anti-smoking strategies 

TEHRAN, Oct. 30 — Iran’s Heath Ministry announced six strategies for combating smoking, said Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari.

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