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

June 18, 2016 by · 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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DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas

June 18, 2016 by · 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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DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas

June 18, 2016 by · 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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DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas

June 18, 2016 by · 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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(Feature) DOH: Why is the government investing in public health through vaccines and vaccination programs?

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) DOH: Why is the government investing in public health through vaccines and vaccination programs? 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — The government cannot turn its back and close its eyes to vulnerable families needing protection against dengue and this is the reason why the Department of Health (DOH) is investing in vaccines and vaccination programs to curb the incidence of vaccine- preventable diseases.

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(Feature) Aquino administration's investments in vaccination programs will be its legacy —DOH Sec. Garin

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Aquino administration's investments in vaccination programs will be its legacy —DOH Sec. Garin 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 10 (PNA) — The government under the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III has made various investments in vaccines and vaccination programs that it will be leaving as a “legacy” for the next generations.

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South Cotabato steps up preparations for catch-up immunization drive

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on South Cotabato steps up preparations for catch-up immunization drive 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 15 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped their preparations for the scheduled catch-up immunization drive next week on measles rubella and polio.

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(Feature) Zika virus infection among pregnant mothers does not always cause microcephaly –DOH

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Zika virus infection among pregnant mothers does not always cause microcephaly –DOH 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 10 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) has clarified that it is not true that pregnant women who may have Zika virus infection will likely produce babies with birth defect called microcephaly.

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Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Sorsogon has the highest incidence of Soil Transmitted Herminthalisis (STH) infections and six out of 10 elementary pupils suffer from the disease, Department of Health Bicol Regional Director Napoleon Arevalo said Thursday.

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(Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 25 (PNA) — An advocate group for women's reproductive rights in the country is urging presidential aspirants and other candidates for elective positions in the coming May 9 elections to include "a good health system" in their platform of governance as basis for the people to select them wisely.

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