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COUNCILOR PUSHES STRESS BURNOUT LEAVE

ILOILO City Councilor Candice Magdalane Tupas filed an ordinance granting file leaves due to stress burnout to regular employees of[...]

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GO FILES BILL TO INSTITUTIONALIZING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM

July 17, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Citing the need for a 24-hour emergency hotline for Filipinos, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed Senate Bill 394 or the “Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) Act of 2019” to institutionalize an emergency medical services system in the country to respond to emergency needs of Filipinos nationwide. “Dapat maging mabilis, maayos at maaasahan ang serbisyo […]

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DOH CONDUCTS 3RD AND 4TH ROUND OF SCHOOL-BASED IMMUNIZATION IN MANILA AND...

July 17, 2019 - 4:08 PM

The Department of Health (DOH) today brings the School-based Immunization (SBI) campaign in the cities of Manila and Pasig, and continues to encourage mothers and caregivers to avail of the government’s free immunization service to provide children, as well as adolescents, greater protection against vaccine preventable diseases. “School-based immunization is a strategy for reaching older […]

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DENGUE INFECTS ILOILO CITY COUNCILOR

July 17, 2019 - 3:31 PM

PANAY NEWS PHOTO CREDIT DENGUE spares no one, not even Iloilo City Councilor Ely Estante. Estante failed to attend their regular session on Tuesday after he was confined at Iloilo Mission Hospital in La Paz district due to dengue hemorrhagic fever on Monday evening. In his Facebook post, Estante said he has been suffering from […]

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DOH SUPPORTS THE FILING OF CASES ON NCMH-PAVILION 6 IRREGULARITIES

July 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM

INQ.NET PHOTO CREDIT The Department of Health, in support of the Duterte Administration’s anti-corruption campaign, fully supports the National Bureau of Investigation in filing complaints based on findings of irregularities in the public bidding and construction of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) Pavilion 6.  The complaint was a result of the investigations led […]

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WHO, UNICEF: 20 MILLION CHILDREN WORLDWIDE MISSED OUT ON LIFESAVING VACCINES

July 16, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Some 20 million children worldwide – more than 1 in 10 – missed out on lifesaving vaccines such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018, according to new data from WHO and UNICEF. Globally, since 2010, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP3) and one dose of the measles vaccine has […]

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NATIONAL ALERT AS EPIDEMIC REACHES REGIONS

July 15, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III today declared a National Dengue Alert due to the rapidly increasing number of cases observed in several regions. Among regions which have exceeded the epidemic threshold are MIMAROPA (Region IV-B), Western Visayas (Region VI), Central Visayas (Region VII), and Northern Mindanao (Region X). The Health Chief disclosed that clustering […]

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CAPIZ, GUIMARAS DECLARE DENGUE OUTBREAK

July 14, 2019 - 6:52 PM

DENGUE UPDATES. Officials from Capiz Provincial Health office provide dengue updates to Capiz Governor Esteban Evan Contreras. The province of Capiz and Guimaras declared a dengue outbreak on Friday (July 12, 2019) following the surge of cases of the mosquito-borne disease. (Photo courtesy of Capiz Provincial Health Office) ILOILO CITY — The provinces of Capiz and Guimaras […]

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ANTIQUE EYES P5-M DENGUE CALAMITY FUND

July 11, 2019 - 5:47 PM

P5-M FOR DENGUE. The Antique Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council approves on Wednesday (July 10, 2019) a resolution amending the declaration of the province under a state of calamity due to El Niño and the dengue problem. With the amendment comes the proposal to appropriate PHP5 million to finance interventions needed to address the […]

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COASTAL VILLAGE HAS HIGHEST DENGUE CASES

July 10, 2019 - 4:12 PM

THE coastal barangay of San Juan in Molo, Iloilo City has the most number of mosquito-borne dengue cases at 23 as of June 2019. San Juan has been a consistent member of the “Top 10” list of dengue-stricken villages since 2017, City Health Office (CHO) data showed. The other dengue-affected barangays from January to June […]

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ANTIQUE PUSHES DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO DENGUE

July 10, 2019 - 1:27 AM

Antique Integrated Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayo. (PNA photo by Annabel J. Petinglay) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is pushing for the declaration of a state of health emergency in this province due to the prevalence of dengue. Dr. Ric Noel Naciongayo, IPHO chief, said in an […]

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DENGUE CLAIMS 9 LIVES IN MAGUINDANAO IN 1ST HALF OF 2019

July 10, 2019 - 1:26 AM

COTABATO CITY — At least nine persons in Maguindanao died from the mosquito-borne dengue virus in the last six months of the year, with the number of dengue patients increasing by some 60 percent compared to the same period last year, health officials said. Dr. Tahir Sulaik, chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) – […]

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ILOILO GUV SAYS DENGUE OUTBREAK ‘MANAGEABLE’

July 9, 2019 - 6:35 PM

DENGUE MANPOWER. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. on Monday (July 8, 2019) says health personnel in 12 district hospitals ‘can manage’ dengue cases in the province. Based on Monday’s data of the Hospital Management Office, the province has 165 doctors and 696 nurses to attend to 1,984 patients — 769 of those were confirmed cases of […]

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SUPPORT SCHOOL-BASED VACCINES, PARENTS URGED

July 9, 2019 - 4:02 PM

PROTECTING THE LEARNERS. The Department of Education and the Department of Health have issued a joint memorandum signed on March 22, 2019 making it mandatory for learners from kinder to Grade 6 to be given the second dose of the measles vaccine. Parents are urged to support the immunization program which will end in September 2019. (File […]

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460,000 SUSPECTED CHOLERA CASES IN YEMEN

July 9, 2019 - 2:05 PM

War-battered Yemen has been hit with more than 460,000 suspected cholera cases so far this year – a sharp rise from the 380,000 cases for all of 2018, the United Nations said Monday. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the increased number of cases has led to 705 apparent cholera deaths since January, dramatically higher […]

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LOOK: DEPED, DOH CONDUCTS FREE VACCINATION FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

July 8, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Taon-taon, ang DOH, kasama ang Deped, ay nagsasagawa ng libreng pagbabakuna sa mga batang nasa Kindergarten hanggang Grade 7. Ngayong buwan ng Hulyo hanggang Setyembre 2019, aming muling hinihikayat ang lahat ng magulang, guro at lokal na pamahalaan na makiisa sa libreng pagbabakuna ng mga mag-aaral sa mga pampublikong paaralan. Back to BakUNA, una sa […]

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BETTER MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECH, SOC-MED

July 8, 2019 - 5:58 PM

MANILA — Responsible use of social media and technology could help Filipinos achieve better mental health status, a mental health expert said Saturday. “Ang technology ay nandiyan na, wala na tayong magagawa diyan (The technology is already there and there’s nothing we can do about it). What we need to practice now is responsible use of […]

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