DOH-NCR and NNC declares more coverage of nutrition programs in Metro Manila through barangay nutrition scholars

A November 24, 2012, press release from the Department of Health: The Department of Health-National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) together with the National Nutrition Council-National Capital Region (NNC-NCR) declared more coverage of nutrition programs for preschool children aged 0-71 months in Metro Manila to ensure their health and safety through the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS).

DOH takes a bolder step towards PPP strategy

An October 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Health The Department of Health (DOH)—Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) today takes a bolder move to strengthen Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the country through the “PPPs In Health Manila 2012” scheduled on October 23-25. The regional learning event’s […]

DOH-NCR pushes for the establishment of more Botika ng Barangay outlets in Metro Manila

An October 11, 2012, press release from the Department of Health: Department of Health Center for Health Development–National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) Director Eduardo C. Janairo today encouraged the private sector to invest in the Botika ng Barangay program and join the growing number of operators in Metro Manila providing quality medicines at affordable cost.

DOH: Sin tax is a health bill

An August 27, 2012 press release from the Department of Health: The Department of Health is urging the Senate to look at the proposed sin tax measure on tobacco as a health bill. “This is not just a sin tax. This is an anti-cancer tax,” Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa said in a statement.

DOH-NCR awards Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Certificate to Landbank of the Philippines

An August 22, 2012, press release from the Department of Health: The Department of Health Center for Health Development-National Capital Region (DOH CHD-NCR) awarded the Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Certification to the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) for its compliance with the Republic Act No. 10028, known as the “Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Acts of 2009.”

DOH condoles with Robredo family

An August 21, 2012, press release from the Department of Health: Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona today extended his condolences to the Robredo family for the unfortunate demise of Secretary of Interior and Local Government Jesse M. Robredo, whose plane crashed off the waters of Masbate last Saturday, August 19, 2012, while en route to Naga City. Ona also extended condolences to the families of pilot Jessup Bahinting and co-pilot Kshitiz Chand.