IPHO advises parents not to send to school children with suspected HFMD

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on IPHO advises parents not to send to school children with suspected HFMD 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 20 -– The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has advised parents not to send their children to school if they are suspected of having hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) caused by a highly contagious intestinal virus.

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98 new HIV/AIDS cases found in South Cotabato in 8 months

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 98 new HIV/AIDS cases found in South Cotabato in 8 months 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Aug. 27 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have detected some 98 new cases of the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the last eight months.

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South Cotabato steps up monitoring, interventions vs dengue

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on South Cotabato steps up monitoring, interventions vs dengue 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 10 — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped up their awareness and surveillance activities against the deadly dengue fever as they expect a possible rise in disease incidence in the upcoming rainy season.

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28,000 school children in S. Cotabato to undergo catch-up immunization

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 28,000 school children in S. Cotabato to undergo catch-up immunization 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 12 — Around 28,000 school children in various public schools in South Cotabato province will undergo another round of immunization later this year for various diseases.

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Quezon provincial gov't offers free HIV/AIDS testing

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Quezon provincial gov't offers free HIV/AIDS testing 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, May 11 — The Quezon provincial government, through the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said on Monday that free testing on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) will be available on May 13-15, 2015 at the Quezon Medical Center (QMC).

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IPHO reminds public to wage continuous fight vs dengue

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on IPHO reminds public to wage continuous fight vs dengue 

ILOILO CITY, April 23 -– The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has urged the public to wage continuous fight against dengue even during summer.

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Dengue cases in 4 S. Cotabato towns drop

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dengue cases in 4 S. Cotabato towns drop 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 21 — Health authorities in South Cotabato have noted a significant reduction in dengue cases during the first two months of the year in four municipalities in the area.

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Iloilo prov'l vet to conduct massive immunization of dogs

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iloilo prov'l vet to conduct massive immunization of dogs 

By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 16 (PNA) –- The Iloilo Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) is set to conduct massive immunization of dogs in Bgy. Tarong, Carles to prevent if possible the transmission of rabies that has lately caused the life of a 20-year-old individual.

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South Cotabato records first rabies death

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on South Cotabato records first rabies death 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 29 — Health personnel in South Cotabato have launched a massive anti-rabies vaccination activities in a rural community in nearby Koronadal City following the recent death of a local resident due to rabies infection.

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Quezon gov’t warns against spread of Cancer

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Quezon gov’t warns against spread of Cancer 

By Gideon Belen

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Jan. 20 (PNA)- Quezon province through the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) issued a warning against the deadly disease of cancer as they celebrate National Cancer Consciousness Week from January 18-25 under the theme: “Kanser: Kaya Natin ‘To!”

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