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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Calambas '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.
June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Beneficiaries of DSWDs 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.
June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas
ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH) here is calling for stepped up cleanup drive as dengue cases continue to increase in Western Visayas with 3,653 cases and eight deaths as of the 23rd morbidity week.
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.
June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on China's growth problem – undernourished preschoolers
CHANGSHA, June 16 — Preschooler Shi Bing in central China, wants to grow up faster so he can go to elementary school where he will get a free school lunch instead of going home for the same cold steamed buns and pickles every day.