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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DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas

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.

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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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China's growth problem – undernourished preschoolers

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.

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Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Very hot drinks "possibly carcinogenic", says WHO's cancer agency 

PARIS, June 16 — The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on Wednesday said drinking very hot liquids could cause cancer but added no conclusive evidence showed that coffee is probably carcinogenic.

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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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Australia's overuse of antibiotics prompts rising "superbug" threat — report

June 18, 2016 2:12 am· Comments Off on Australia's overuse of antibiotics prompts rising "superbug" threat — report 

CANBERRA, June 16 — australia needs to crack down on inappropriate antibiotic use or face a growing threat from superbugs, a national report has found.

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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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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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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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