DOH-MIMAROPA launches regionwide disinfection and misting operations

The Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with the officials of the Philippine Port Authority, Palawan Provincial Government and city health officials yesterday launched a regionwide disinfection and misting operations in all sea ports for the elimination of mosquitoes carrying dengue, malaria, and even filaria at the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.


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.