February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Suspected Ebola case reported in Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 14 — A 27-year-old man was quarantined at a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after coming back from Africa with Ebola symptoms, local media reported on Sunday.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on DOH to PHL athletes for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil: Concentrate first on training
MANILA, Feb. 14 — The Department of Health (DOH) has reiterated its advice for Filipino athletes bound for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, brazil this August to stay focus first in their training and not on the threat of the Zika virus there.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Hundreds of Cambodian youth join Valentine's Day blood drive
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 14 — Cambodia's National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTC) collected about 600 units of blood on Sunday during its third annual Valentine's Day blood drive.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on NVAP expects tobacco industry's full compliance with the graphic health warnings law implementation
By Leilani S. Junio
MANILA, Feb. 14 (PNA) — The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) said on Sunday they are looking forward to the tobacco industry's full compliance with the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law following the issuance of its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR).
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on China's 1st Zika patient discharged from hospital
NANCHANG, Feb. 14 — China's first patient with the Zika virus was discharged from hospital on Sunday.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Colombia sees sharp rise in Zika cases
BOGOTA, Feb. 14 — Colombia reported Saturday that there was a sharp increase in Zika virus cases in the country, with an announced total of 31,555 cases, including 5,013 pregnant women.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on New guideline describes responsibility for left-behind children
BEIJING, Feb. 14 — The State Council, China's Cabinet, has released a guideline on the protection of left-behind children — those whose parents work away from home — delineating the various responsibilities of parents, government and society.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: Zika-bearing mosquito becomes public enemy No. 1 in Brazil
By Pau Ramirez
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 15 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Aedes aegypti mosquito behind the Zika epidemic spreading through Latin America has become the biggest public enemy in brazil with the launch of a national campaign.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on South Cotabato steps up preparations for catch-up immunization drive
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 15 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped their preparations for the scheduled catch-up immunization drive next week on measles rubella and polio.
February 15, 2016 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Cuba looks to turn cancer into manageable chronic disease
HAVANA, Feb. 15 — Cuba's biotechnological industry is developing a long-term strategy to turn cancer into a manageable chronic disease, health experts have said.