In line with administration’s thrust toward providing quality health services to all Filipinos, a pledge of commitment was made by government officials at a DOH national health summit aimed toward universal healthcare.
The Department of Health today reported that the 36-year old foreigner who was tested positive for MERSCoV is now free of the virus after yielding two negative results.
The DOH strongly reminded partner agencies, schools, universities, colleges, and parents to religiously enforce a 100% smoke-free school facilities as most classes in the country starts in June.
Secretary Janette P. Loreto-Garin: “World No Tobacco Day is an ideal event to raise awareness on the hazards of tobacco use because approximately 240 Filipinos die daily from smoking-related diseases.”
The Department of Health (DOH), Novartis Healthcare Philippines and the Novartis Foundation have renewed their collaboration to sustain the fight against leprosy in the post-elimination phase and prevent disease re-emergence in the Philippines.
The situation appears to be an isolated event, pointing to a possible case of poisoning.
The Department of Health reminds the public to take note of common summer sicknesses and how to treat and/or prevent them.
Philippines was awarded the title “TB Champion” by the USAid
There has been a marked decline in TB burden since the launching of the DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment Short-Course) strategy in 1996.
The Department of Health today joins the international community in the observance of Work Social Work Day
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