UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases 

DUBAI, Oct. 5 — The Abu Dhabi emergency and crisis management team announced on Tuesday it detected a number of bird flu-infected quays, reported the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state news agency WAM.

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EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis 

BRATISLAVA, Oct. 5 — Health ministers of EU member states discussed medicine shortages at an ongoing informal health meeting here, Slovak health minister Tomas Drucker announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Cavite health official moves to contain spread of Chikungunya virus in Indang town

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on Cavite health official moves to contain spread of Chikungunya virus in Indang town 

By Rogelio Limpin

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The chief of the Provincial Health Office has moved to stop the further spread of Chikungunya virus in this province's Indang town.

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NIB and NKTI conduct 4th Blood Donation Day for elderly patients of National Center for Geriatric Health

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on NIB and NKTI conduct 4th Blood Donation Day for elderly patients of National Center for Geriatric Health 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct.4 (PNA) — The News and Information Bureau (NIB) of the Presidential Operations Office (PCO), in cooperation with the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI), conducted on Tuesday its 4th Blood Donation Day at the Social Hall of the Mabini Executive Building in Malacanang, Manila.

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District health centers urged to spearhead advocacy awareness on diabetes, hypertension

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on District health centers urged to spearhead advocacy awareness on diabetes, hypertension 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 4 — District health centers in this city are encouraged to lead in the diabetes awareness campaign by encouraging patients with diabetes to join diabetes and hypertension health clubs.

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Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status 

ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficiaries of the supplemental feeding program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here in Western Visayas have shown improved nutritional status.

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NCDA lauds the issuance of IRR on R.A. 10524

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on NCDA lauds the issuance of IRR on R.A. 10524 

MANILA, June 17 — The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) has lauded the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10524 entitled “An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability,” which is set to be signed by the respective stakeholders Friday, June 17, 2016.

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Sri Lanka records rise in dengue patients

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Sri Lanka records rise in dengue patients 

COLOMBO, June 16 — Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health on Thursday launched a lightning dengue eradication program as the number of dengue patients rose to over 18,000 with 24 people reported dead.

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Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makers

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Calamba’s 'Buhayani Festival' short film tilt draws millennial, budding film makers 

By Saul E. Pa-a

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna June 16 (PNA) — Calamba City staged on Thursday its 3rd “Buhayani 2016 Short Film Festival” competition that drew scores of millennial and budding film makers through their video masterpieces inspired by Rizal’s life and works at the SM City Calamba Cinema 1 here.

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FDA warns vs 'guyabano juice' with unapproved health claims

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on FDA warns vs 'guyabano juice' with unapproved health claims 

MANILA, June 16 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against the use of a food product labelled as “Guyabano Juice” with unapproved health claims.

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