DOH goes 3D against nuisance mosquitoes

Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona today urged communities that have recently experienced a high density of nuisance mosquitoes for a no let-up cleanliness drive this summer and even for the rest of the year, that will eventually reduce or eliminate mosquito breeding sites, regardless if these mosquitoes spread disease or not.

DOH-NCR distributes condoms in QC to combat HIV and AIDS

The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) and the SAMACKA (Spa’s Massage Center Club’s and KTV’s Association) today launch a massive campaign in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in Quezon City through correct information dissemination and distribution of condoms in various massage centers, clubs, and KTV’s in Quezon City.

DOH, Novartis lead today’s observance of World Leprosy Day

“The Philippines has made significant progress in its fight against leprosy. While we have eliminated leprosy as a public health problem in 1998, there are areas in the country where new leprosy cases are still being identified. With the support of our partners such as Novartis, we will sustain the fight against leprosy in the post-elimination phase,” said Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona.