(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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PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said that Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is very much more ahead now than before in terms of delivery of coverage of illnesses and in terms of impact .

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DOH covers cost of treatment only of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries –Sec. Garin

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH covers cost of treatment only of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries –Sec. Garin 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — The Department of Health (DOH) has said it only pays or covers the cost of treatment of passive victims of firecracker-related injuries.

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DOH reminds public on danger of leftover firecrackers still present in the communities; advises those wounded to have ATS

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds public on danger of leftover firecrackers still present in the communities; advises those wounded to have ATS 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public on Friday to ensure that firecrackers that did not ignite and explode during the New Year revelry but remained present in the communities be properly disposed of to avoid accidental injuries to innocent people.

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(Yearender) DOH assures availability of commonly used medications at home of the poorest of the poor beginning 2016

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) DOH assures availability of commonly used medications at home of the poorest of the poor beginning 2016 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 28 (PNA) — Starting next year, five million Filipino families belonging to the poorest of the poor category will be provided with two common medications in their homes by the Department of Health (DOH).

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Piccolo remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Piccolo remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 2 (PNA) –The small and illegal firecracker “piccolo” remains the top culprit in the firecracker-related injuries recorded from Dec. 21, 2015 up to the present.

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DOH includes religious sectors among its partners in campaign vs illegal firecrackers

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH includes religious sectors among its partners in campaign vs illegal firecrackers 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — In a move to make the campaign against illegal firecrackers more effective, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday it has sought the help of the religious sectors in spreading information to the public on the need to be safe and avoid firecracker-related injuries during the upcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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DOH reminds the public: Wear appropriate clothing this cold season

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH reminds the public: Wear appropriate clothing this cold season 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded the public that wearing of appropriate clothing is one way of getting protected from common illnesses during this cold month of December and in the midst of the rainy days that people are experiencing.

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(Feature) Looking at heavy traffic problem as healthy solution instead of getting stressed

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Looking at heavy traffic problem as healthy solution instead of getting stressed 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — Majority — if not almost everyone — of commuters in Metro Manila find themselves complaining of the heavy traffic they are enduring daily.

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