We wish to shed light on current concerns regarding the MERS-Corona virus (MCV).
Department of Health (DOH) – Regional Office IV-B Director Eduardo C. Janairo today warned residents in the Province of Romblon, particularly in the municipalities of Cajidiocan and San Fernando to take necessary precautions and practice personal hygiene to avoid becoming a victim of diarrhea.
Secretary of Health Enrique Ona, alongside regional and provincial officials, unveiled the new buildings at the Romblon Provincial Hospital, constructed under the Department of Health’s (DOH) Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP).
The DOH recognizes that true victory in improving health outcomes using the RPRH Law (as originally passed or as modified) will only be within reach with proper operational implementation – and that we need everyone’s help – whether pro- or anti-RH, to do so.
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.
The Department of Health – National Capital Regional Office (DOH-NCR) with various government sectors in Metro Manila have started a massive mosquito elimination action targeting construction areas, stagnant canals, and waterways all over Metro Manila.
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.
Secretary Ona: “There is no reported case of ‘flesh-eating’ skin disease in the country yet. Absolutely no reason for the public to panic,”
As the nation ushers in the Heart Month, the Department of Health (DOH) reported that there will be an additional eight government hospitals that will be capable of performing heart surgeries.
“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.