DOH to PHL athletes for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil: Concentrate first on training

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH to PHL athletes for 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil: Concentrate first on training 

MANILA, Feb. 14 — The Department of Health (DOH) has reiterated its advice for Filipino athletes bound for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, brazil this August to stay focus first in their training and not on the threat of the Zika virus there.

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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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DOH reminds public to ensure proper disposal of leftover firecrackers

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds public to ensure proper disposal of leftover firecrackers 

160101164054Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Janette L. Garin reminded the public in a press conference on Friday (Jan. 1, 2016) to ensure proper disposal of leftover firecrackers or those that failed to explode during the New Year revelry as these may cause injuries once picked up and lighted by innocent children. With Secretary Garin in photo are DOH Undersecretary Vicente Belizario Jr. (right) and Spokesperson Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy.( PNA photo by Leilani S. Junio)

DOH reminds public: Don't self-medicate if not feeling well

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds public: Don't self-medicate if not feeling well 

MANILA, Dec. 16 — The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded the public not to self-medicate if not feeling well or get wounded, particularly in dirty floodwaters during typhoons or heavy rains.

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(News Feature)Pfizer reiterates call to boost children’s immunity

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on (News Feature)Pfizer reiterates call to boost children’s immunity 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) — Recognizing that children are most susceptible to diseases, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (PCH) recently reiterated its call for parents to boost their kids’ immunity.

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DOH tells patients with dengue fever and other illnesses: Keep your immune system strong

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH tells patients with dengue fever and other illnesses: Keep your immune system strong 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — The Department of Health (DOH) is advising patients to maintain strong immune system in managing post-dengue hemorrhagic fever and other illnesses.

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DOH urges pet owners: Be responsible, have your pets vaccinated

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH urges pet owners: Be responsible, have your pets vaccinated 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday all pet owners should follow the concept of responsible pet ownership in line with the celebration of the World Rabies Day.

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DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH activates express lanes for dengue cases in hospitals nationwide 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday it has ordered the activation of dengue express lanes in all government hospitals nationwide to help hasten the facilitation of suspected and confirmed dengue cases.

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DOH deworming activity yields 81% turnout from total target of over 14-M public school children

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH deworming activity yields 81% turnout from total target of over 14-M public school children 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 7 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday a total of 11,740,245 public elementary school pupils across the nation have been covered by the DOH's deworming activity based on the data they gathered together with the Department of Education (DepEd).

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(Feature) Who is most at risk with MERSCoV?

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Who is most at risk with MERSCoV? 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — If someone in the family experiences high fever, sneezing and coughing, or suffers flu-like symptoms, can it automatically be enough reason to suspect that he or she is suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERSCoV), or at risk with it?

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