The Department of Health (DOH) today declared that the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s National Reference Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, is now more prepared to respond to the threat of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
The Department of Health (DOH) today announced that it will be conducting specialized training programs, in coordination with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Philippines, for health workers on how to detect and treat cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and prevent the spread of the disease in the country.
The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today reported a total of 94% coverage for the recently concluded measles, rubella and oral polio vaccine mass immunization (MR-OPV) campaign for 2014 held from September 1 to October 10, 2014.
Secretary Ona: The health challenges we face today are borderless. Hence our response must go beyond borders as well.
The Department of Health (DOH) today has joined again the global community in observing World Sight Day, a yearly day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment, and rehabilitation of the visually impaired.
The Department of Health (DOH) today introduced the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) as part of the expanded program on immunization for children in ceremonies held in Parañaque City.
The Department of Health today reported that 63% of eligible target for measles were vaccinated nationwide from September 1 to 20, 2014, adding that oral polio vaccination now reached 61%.
The Department of Health (DOH) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and DOH specialty hospital, National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) that will provide financial assistance to indigent patients who need to undergo organ transplant.
Secretary of Health Enrique Ona today said that the Department of Health’s (DOH) nationwide campaign on free measles and polio immunization was off to a good start especially in Central Luzon where they were able to reach many children below five years old as of September 9.
The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan) launched the measles vaccination campaign on September 1, 2014, with a package of health services delivered to the residents of Balabac, a second class municipality in the province of Palawan with and one of the remotest municipalities of the country with a population of 35,758 recorded by the 2010 census.