(Features)Feel the thrill this summer in Samar’s Ulot River

May 12, 2015 1:07 am· Comments Off on (Features)Feel the thrill this summer in Samar’s Ulot River 

By Roel T. Amazona

PARANAS, Samar, May 9 (PNA) – Ulot River is not just Samar’s longest, but it is also provides one of the most thrilling adventures this summer.

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'Sabsabong Ti Mayo' opens on May 14

May 12, 2015 1:07 am· Comments Off on 'Sabsabong Ti Mayo' opens on May 14 

BAGUIO CITY, May 11 – Ten key cities in the north will be featured in this year’s “Sabsabong Ti Mayo” (Flowers of May), a four day festivity of culture, trade and beauty.

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U.S. congratulates Liberia on eliminating Ebola: White House

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on U.S. congratulates Liberia on eliminating Ebola: White House 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — The U.S. government on Saturday congratulated Liberia for the end of the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.

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African leaders to attend Liberia's Ebola-free declaration ceremony

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on African leaders to attend Liberia's Ebola-free declaration ceremony 

MONROVIA, May 10 — The Ebola virus that rages in the West African state of Liberia is now all but history as World Health Organization (WHO) and other leading diseases control organizations witnessed the declaration of Liberia an Ebola-free country.

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DOH-Bicol to give free HIV testing in 7 centers

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on DOH-Bicol to give free HIV testing in 7 centers 

LEGAZPI CITY, May 10 — The Department of Health Regional Office V (DOH-ROV) will give free and confidential human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing starting Monday at seven identified HIV-screening clinics in the Bicol Region.

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808 Cebu women undergo cancer screening, hope to beat India’s Guinnes record

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on 808 Cebu women undergo cancer screening, hope to beat India’s Guinnes record 

CEBU CITY, May 10 — A total of 808 women Saturday availed themselves of the free cervical cancer screening at the Cebu City Central School in time for Sunday’s Mother’s Day celebration.

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Palawan has highest HIV/AIDS positive cases in MIMAROPA

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on Palawan has highest HIV/AIDS positive cases in MIMAROPA 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 11 (PNA) -– This highly-urbanized capital city of the island province of Palawan has the highest number of positive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases in the whole MIMAROPA region.

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DOH-6 heightens advocacy as observance of World No Tobacco Day nears

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on DOH-6 heightens advocacy as observance of World No Tobacco Day nears 

ILOILO CITY, May 11 -– The Department of Health Regional Office 6 is now heightening its advocacy against smoking as the May 31 observance of the World No Tobacco Day nears.

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Governor eyes putting up provincial hospital in Lingayen

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on Governor eyes putting up provincial hospital in Lingayen 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, May 11 — A plan is afoot to turn the existing Lingayen District Hospital (LDH) in this capital town into a provincial hospital, once the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) in San Carlos City becomes a medical center.

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First HIV/AIDS treatment hub in MIMAROPA launched in Palawan

May 12, 2015 1:06 am· Comments Off on First HIV/AIDS treatment hub in MIMAROPA launched in Palawan 

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 11 (PNA) — To appease the predicament of Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)patients in Palawan, the first Red Top Center Treatment Hub in the province and in MIMAROPA region was formally launched at 10 a.m. Monday at the Ospital ng Palawan (OnP) here.

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