DOH to conduct specialized training program for medical workers on Ebola

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.

DOH-MIMAROPA reports 94% coverage for mass immunization campaign

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.

DOH announces NKTI-PCSO partnership to help transplant patients

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.

DOH chief rallies health workers to vaccinate every child against measles and polio

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.

DOH launches measles vaccination in Balabac, Palawan

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.