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by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on April 6, 2022
PH Genome Center can detect Omicron XE: expert
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on April 6, 2022
MANILA – The Philippine Genome Center (PGC) has the capability to detect recombinant variant Omicron XE in case it enters the country, an infectious disease expert said Wednesday.... Read full article
by Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos on March 11, 2022
Inequality, stigma push Filipinas to keep soaring
by Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos on March 11, 2022
MANILA – It could not be denied that gender stereotypes are still pervasive, thereby affecting women’s self-esteem and career progression. But Janicka Cristine Mendoza remained unshakable and proved that women, just like men, can also take the lead.... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on March 2, 2022
736K kids aged 5-11 years old now vaccinated: DOH
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on March 2, 2022
MANILA – A total of 736,880 children aged 5 to 11 years old have been inoculated against Covid-19 since the pediatric vaccination started on February 7, a health official said Tuesday.... Read full article
by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora on January 28, 2022
'Memory, justice': Israel, PH remember victims of Holocaust
by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora on January 28, 2022
MANILA -- The Philippines and Israel on Thursday honored the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, the darkest point in history that saw the mass murder of around six million Jews.... Read full article
by Philippine News Agency on January 20, 2022
DOH, UNFPA ensure medical services, protection for women
by Philippine News Agency on January 20, 2022
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH), along with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has expressed concern that the rise in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases and the destruction left by Typhoon Odette in the Visayas and Mindanao...... Read full article
by Philippine National Agency on December 21, 2021
DOH opposes anti-health vape regulation bill
by Philippine National Agency on December 21, 2021
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) strongly opposes the blatant disregard of public health in the recently approved Senate Bill 2239 (Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Regulation Act)... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 6, 2021
PH detects 571 more cases of Delta variant
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 6, 2021
MANILA – An additional 571 cases of the highly transmissible and dominant Delta variant of the coronavirus have been recorded nationwide.... Read full article
by Ma. Cristina Arayata on December 3, 2021
2 PCHRD-supported projects now being designed
by Ma. Cristina Arayata on December 3, 2021
MANILA – Two projects supported by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) -- one for hip replacement and another for intramedullary nails – are being designed.... Read full article
by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora on November 30, 2021
PH logs 425 new Covid-19 cases, lowest in 2021
by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora on November 30, 2021
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday logged 425 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, the lowest recorded since the height of the pandemic last year.... Read full article
by Philippines News Agency on November 28, 2021
DOH releases P15.7-B benefits of health care workers
by Philippines News Agency on November 28, 2021
MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported PHP15.7 billion worth of benefits for health care workers have been disbursed as of November 26.... Read full article
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