“We have to stop the rising cases of HIV cases in the country by providing accurate information to the public. HIV is not highly contagious and cannot be transmitted through air (such as coughing and sneezing), mosquito bites, talking with an infected person, borrowing clothes from an HIV-infected person, shaking hands and embracing and sharing swimming pools,” Janairo stated.
The Department of Health has issued a health alert notice for international travellers arriving in the Philippines who may have been exposed to cases of MERS-CoV.
An infographic from the Department of Health and Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office: Advisory on MERS-CoV
Statement of Secretary Enrique T. Ona: On MERS-Corona [April 19, 2014] Upon the President’s instructions, the Department of Health (DOH) has mobilized Task Force MERS-CoV to create heightened awareness among our people on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) and prevent the spread of this communicable disease. At the outset, let me point this […]
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.