Legazpi stays vigilant vs dengue this summer

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Legazpi stays vigilant vs dengue this summer 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, March 11 (PNA) –- The City Health Office (CHO) here is not letting its guard down against dengue even in summer as it seriously takes a warning from the Department of Health (DOH) that the killer mosquito-borne disease has become an “all-season” syndrome in Bicol.

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Teenage deliveries in Iloilo City down

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Teenage deliveries in Iloilo City down 

ILOILO CITY, March 3 — There has been a decline in teenage deliveries monitored in various district health centers in the city here.

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Cityhall needs non-smoking workers

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cityhall needs non-smoking workers 

ILOILO CITY, March 2 -– Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog here has reiterated his policy of not accepting job hire applicants who are smokers. The first criteria for the applicant is to show they are not into tobacco and illegal drug use and must show a medical certificate to that effect.

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City Health Office launches DOH campaign at city jail, prepares for summer-related diseases

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on City Health Office launches DOH campaign at city jail, prepares for summer-related diseases 

By Zen Trinidad

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Feb. 17 (PNA) — The City Health Office (CHO) of Calamba headed by Dr. Adelino Labro M.D. launched the Department of Health (DOH) campaign dubbed “Go Smoke Free, Go Slow sa Tagay, Go Sustansya at Go Sigla” to fight communicable diseases and diseases of the heart at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Turbina Village, this city on Monday.

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GenSan raises alarm over rising number of young professionals getting HIV

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on GenSan raises alarm over rising number of young professionals getting HIV 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 12 — Health authorities here have expressed alarm over the increasing number of young professionals in the city who were getting infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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GenSan intensifies measles immunization drive to contain continuing outbreak

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on GenSan intensifies measles immunization drive to contain continuing outbreak 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 12 — Health personnel here are targeting to fully contain in the next few weeks the continuing measles outbreak in parts of the city.

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Butuan City well on its way to 'malaria-free' declaration

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Butuan City well on its way to 'malaria-free' declaration 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 11 — Butuan City is nearing its target to achieve a “malaria-free” status by 2016, said local health officials here on Tuesday.

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Dengue down by 84.7% in Dagupan

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Dengue down by 84.7% in Dagupan 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 5 — Dengue here was down by 84.7 percent during the first 10 months of 2014 as compared with the same period last year, the City Health Office (CHO) reported today.

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San Carlos City temporarily bans salted eggs

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on San Carlos City temporarily bans salted eggs 

SAN CARLOS CITY, Nov. 4 — Salted eggs have been pulled out from the markets here as the temporary ban on this food item was put into effect effective today by the City Health Office (CHO).

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9 new HIV cases confirmed in GenSan

October 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on 9 new HIV cases confirmed in GenSan 

By Allen V. Estabillo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Oct. 7 (PNA) — Health authorities have confirmed nine new infections of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) here, and warned that more cases could emerge in the coming weeks.

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