Hypertensive and diabetic patients nationwide to get free maintenance medicines starting January 2016 –DOH

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hypertensive and diabetic patients nationwide to get free maintenance medicines starting January 2016 –DOH 

By Leilani S. Junio (Repeating PNA story of Dec. 11, 2015 cycle with correction.–Editor)

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday that starting January 2016, patients suffering from hypertension and diabetic problems nationwide may avail of free maintenance medicines for their illnesses from the DOH regional rural health units (RHUs).

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Health authorities help 54 Pala’wan IPs with intestinal parasitism

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Health authorities help 54 Pala’wan IPs with intestinal parasitism 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, July 15 — Health authorities in the municipality of Brooke’s Point in southern Palawan are rallying to help 54 Pala’wan indigenous peoples (IPs), who are suffering from intestinal parasitism.

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Island town maintains zero maternal, infant mortality rate

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Island town maintains zero maternal, infant mortality rate 

By Roel T. Amazona

SAN VICENTE, Northern Samar, April 16 (PNA) – This island town maintains its status as maternal and infant mortality-free area, notwithstanding its distance from the nearest hospital.

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Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dingalan RHU wins health awards from CLExAH 

DINGALAN, Aurora, Feb. 24 — A rural health unit (RHU) in this town has bagged several awards in the 3rd Central Luzon Excellence for Awards for Health (CLExAH) 2014.

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