(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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DOH to make dengue vaccine available to poor Filipino children in NCR, Regions III and IV-A starting March

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH to make dengue vaccine available to poor Filipino children in NCR, Regions III and IV-A starting March 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Monday its new program that will benefit nine-year-old poor schoolchildren in three regions of the country with high incidence of dengue cases starting March of this year.

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(Yearender) DOH expands its immunization programs through 'school-based immunization'

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) DOH expands its immunization programs through 'school-based immunization' 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) took significant steps in bringing its immunization program not only in the health centers but also in the public schools through the “school-based immunization” program that it launched in 2015.

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