DOH-11 hopes to end 2015, start 2016 with zero firecracker injury

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-11 hopes to end 2015, start 2016 with zero firecracker injury 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 22 (PNA) — The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH) joined the nationwide official countdown and surveillance on firecracker-related injuries even if Davao region posted a low number of injuries during Christmas and New Year’s eve the past year.

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DOH distributes medicines to areas affected by TS 'Seniang'

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOH distributes medicines to areas affected by TS 'Seniang' 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — The Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday it has alerted its health personnel to ensure the distribution of needed medicines in the areas affected by tropical storm “Seniang” (international name: "Jangmi").

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DOH-7 says all public hospitals in Central Visayas on Code White for Christmas, New Year revelries

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOH-7 says all public hospitals in Central Visayas on Code White for Christmas, New Year revelries 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 17 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 7 said all hospitals in Central Visayas are on Code White during the Christmas and New Year revelries to attend to possible firecracker-related injuries.

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