Cebu City health department to launch ‘all-out’ war against mosquitoes as dengue claims lives of 2 kids

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu City health department to launch ‘all-out’ war against mosquitoes as dengue claims lives of 2 kids 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 28 — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will launch an “all-out” war against dengue-carrying mosquitoes on Tuesday as dengue claimed the lives of two children in the city last week.

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Cebu City Council passes ordinance providing women free breast cancer screening

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu City Council passes ordinance providing women free breast cancer screening 

CEBU CITY, March 16 — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance that seeks to provide free breast cancer screening for poor women in the city.

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Anti-drug council opposes Cebu City’s anti-HIV project on free syringes

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-drug council opposes Cebu City’s anti-HIV project on free syringes 

CEBU CITY, March 2 — The Cebu City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) has opposed the Cebu City Health Department’s (CHD) “harm reduction program” that distributes free syringes to those who inject drugs in one barangay in the city.

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Health group appeals to Pope Francis to 'heal' the sick

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Health group appeals to Pope Francis to 'heal' the sick 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PNA) — Community based health organizations, health professionals, health science students, hospital workers, community health workers, and patients who are part of the Council for Health and Development (CHD) on Tuesday appealed to Pope Francis for healing of Filipinos who are suffering from serious illnesses.

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Group succeeds in playing football for 101 hours in Cebu

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Group succeeds in playing football for 101 hours in Cebu 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 8 — Four days after kick-off and what is unofficially the longest football match in the world, Hearts United defeated the Heart Warriors, 593-474, in the Kick for Life: Football Marathon 101 at the San Roque Parish field in Mandaue City.

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