Secretary of Health Enrique Ona today reported that all Department of Health (DOH) hospitals nationwide will be on code white alert for possible occurrence of health emergencies during the observance of All Saints’ Day.
Secretary of Health Enrique Ona today led the Department of Health team during the turnover of 6 thousand units of hygiene kits assistance of USAid to the earthquake victims through the Provincial Government of Bohol.
This training aims to develop a standard among local government units in the establishment and maintenance of a synchronized coordination system in responding to emergency situations and ensuring a speedy, timely, and effective response.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) enrolled a total of 492 new members under the Individually Paying Program (IPP) of Philhealth during the Roving Philhealth Campaign conducted on September 14, 2013 all over Metro Manila.
The Department of Health (DOH) today expressed its deepest sympathy to the family of Dr. Alberto “Quasi” Romualdez, Jr., one of its former Secretaries, who passed away around noon yesterday. He was 73.
The Department of Health (DOH) today provided assorted drugs and medicines and medical supplies for Cebu and Bohol amounting to P3 million for the relief operations in the Visayan provinces that were devastated by the recent strong earthquake. The said amount includes cot beds, family tents, Jerry cans, and hygiene kits.
The Department of Health (DOH) today spearheaded the celebration of Elderly Filipino Week, in coordination with other government agencies, in its efforts to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of our elderly population, especially the indigents.
The Department of Health (DOH) marks this year as the 25th year of the enactment of the Generics Act of 1988, a milestone for the country, with Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona awarding the Gawad Generics to the men and women who labored hard for the passing of the Law.
As the rainy season draws to a close in the next few weeks, the trend of increasing cases of dengue and leptospirosis appears to have been deterred with effective interventions initiated by the Department of Health.
The Department of Health (DOH) today launched its certification program for nurses in eleven specialty areas such as cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary, mental health, maternal and child, infectious diseases, orthopaedic and rehabilitation, trauma and emergency, operating room, and anesthesia care.