DOH covers cost of treatment only of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries –Sec. Garin

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH covers cost of treatment only of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries –Sec. Garin 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — The Department of Health (DOH) has said it only pays or covers the cost of treatment of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries.

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(Yearender) Utilization of PhilHealth benefits by poor members on uptrend

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) Utilization of PhilHealth benefits by poor members on uptrend 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 25 (PNA) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has noted a big increase in the utilization of benefits among PhilHealth members included in the National Household Targetting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) — a data bank and information management system that identifies who and where the poor are in the country.

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(Feature) Infant formula marketing causes decline in breastfeeding – study

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Infant formula marketing causes decline in breastfeeding – study 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, June 1 (PNA) — We all hear the “Breastfeeding is best for babies up to two years of age” at the end of almost every infant formula TV ad.

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