Sierra Leone starts another 42-day Ebola countdown

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Sierra Leone starts another 42-day Ebola countdown 

FREETOWN, Sept. 28 — Sierra Leone on Sunday began another 42-day Ebola countdown after the last two Ebola patients were discharged from the Mathene Treatment Center in the northern city of Makeni, local officials said.

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Obama announces U.S. initiatives for first 'AIDS-free generation'

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Obama announces U.S. initiatives for first 'AIDS-free generation' 

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 — U.S. President Barack Obama announced two new Washington's initiatives to combat the further spread of HIV/AIDS and provide treatment to infected individuals in a speech at the United Nations.

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Pancreatitis research shows poor odds of sufferers improving

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Pancreatitis research shows poor odds of sufferers improving 

WELLINGTON, Sept. 28 — Sufferers of pancreatitis have a high likelihood of their condition worsening particularly if they fail to stop smoking and to cut alcohol consumption, according to a New Zealand study out Monday.

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16 Baguio City barangays in close watch for dengue

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on 16 Baguio City barangays in close watch for dengue 

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 28 — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan reiterated his call to the city residents to be vigilant in implementing anti-dengue measures due to the alarming rise of cases.

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DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday it has ordered the activation of dengue express lanes in all government hospitals nationwide to help hasten the facilitation of suspected and confirmed dengue cases.

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DOH urges pet owners: Be responsible, have your pets vaccinated

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on DOH urges pet owners: Be responsible, have your pets vaccinated 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday all pet owners should follow the concept of responsible pet ownership in line with the celebration of the World Rabies Day.

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DOH tells patients with dengue fever and other illnesses: Keep your immune system strong

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on DOH tells patients with dengue fever and other illnesses: Keep your immune system strong 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — The Department of Health (DOH) is advising patients to maintain strong immune system in managing post-dengue hemorrhagic fever and other illnesses.

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5 Leon, Iloilo barangays get medical equipment from South Korea

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on 5 Leon, Iloilo barangays get medical equipment from South Korea 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — South Korea-based organizations Medipeace Global Health and Babonanum Foundation recently turned over medical equipment to five barangay health stations in the Municipality of Leon, Iloilo.

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Cebu City health department to launch ‘all-out’ war against mosquitoes as dengue claims lives of 2 kids

September 29, 2015 5:24 am· Comments Off on Cebu City health department to launch ‘all-out’ war against mosquitoes as dengue claims lives of 2 kids 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 28 — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will launch an “all-out” war against dengue-carrying mosquitoes on Tuesday as dengue claimed the lives of two children in the city last week.

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(Sports) USC men’s volleyball team scores in Cesafi

September 29, 2015 5:20 am· Comments Off on (Sports) USC men’s volleyball team scores in Cesafi 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 27 — After their loss last weekend, the University of San Carlos (USC) men’s team made up for it in a big way, winning not just two games but shocking the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) men’s volleyball champion on Friday night at the Aznar Coliseum in Cebu City.

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