Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Sorsogon has the highest incidence of Soil Transmitted Herminthalisis (STH) infections and six out of 10 elementary pupils suffer from the disease, Department of Health Bicol Regional Director Napoleon Arevalo said Thursday.

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Death of child in Puerto Princesa City not related to deworming —DOH Director Janairo

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Death of child in Puerto Princesa City not related to deworming —DOH Director Janairo 

MANILA, Aug. 4 — The Department of Health (DOH)-MIMAROPA region said on Tuesday the death of a pupil in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last week was not associated with the deworming activity conducted under the DOH's National School Deworming Day (NSDD) on July 29.

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DOH-MIMAROPA initiates probe on child's death after the deworming activity in Palawan last week

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-MIMAROPA initiates probe on child's death after the deworming activity in Palawan last week 

MANILA, Aug. 3 — The Department of Health (DOH)- MIMAROPA said on Monday it is investigating the real cause of death of a child in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last week to prove that the death was not related to the deworming activity held on July 29.

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DOH to conduct 'National School Deworming Day' in public elementary schools on July 29

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH to conduct 'National School Deworming Day' in public elementary schools on July 29 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 26 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) will be conducting a “National School Deworming Day” (NSDD) on Wednesday, July 29, as part of the program dubbed as "Oplan Goodbye Bulate."

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