Fabella clean up after chemical spill now complete

The Hazardous Material Unit of the Bureau of Fire Protection completed the clean up yesterday, August 10, at the Fabella Hospital following a chemical spill last Thursday. The decontamination was ordered after unacceptable levels of ambient mercury were detected in the areas where liquid dental amalgam had spilled from broken containers. These areas were in a separate building far from the patient areas.

DOH-NCR sprays and disinfects Quiapo Church

The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today, July 29, targeted the Quiapo Church for disinfection and antidengue spraying. “The Quiapo Church is one of the biggest public area that attracts thousands of crowds daily from all walks of life and this is the first time that the DOH will provide anti-dengue spraying to protect devotees from mosquito bites,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated.

DOH-NCR to diagnose children with disabilities in Metro Manila

In celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week, the Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) in coordination with the Philippine Association for Citizens with Developmental and Learning Disabilities (PACDLD) held a medical campaign for the evaluation and diagnosis of children with disabilities in the region on July 18, 2013.

DOH-NCR holds 2013 skills Olympics in San Juan

To highlight the observance of the National Disaster Month, the Department of Health–National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today held the 2013 skills Olympic to showcase its major role in the promotion of health emergency preparedness, skills enhancement, and proficiency among health care professionals and allied government emergency response units.