The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today conducted the second round of antidengue spraying and disinfection of bus terminals in Avenida, Manila.
The Department of Health–National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) together with the Department of Education–National Capital Region (DepEd-NCR) today started its comprehensive information dissemination campaign against dengue and leptospirosis, targeting all schools in Metro Manila.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) together with the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today awarded the First Dengue Free Barangay in the National Capital Region to Barangay 377 of the City of Manila.
The Department of Health (DOH) celebrated its 115th founding anniversary with significant health reforms such as the Alcohol and Tobacco Excise Tax Reform Act, the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act, and the recent National Health Insurance Act of 2013, during ceremonies today with President Benigno Aquino III as the guest of honor.
The high premium this administration is paying for human development – on health and social services – is something that is unmatched in DOH history. Not only is the support reflected in unprecedented increases in budget that you have allocated for the health sector, but equally important, is the unwavering political support from both the executive and legislative, in laying the policy and legislative environment that helps us carry out our mandate.
A June 6, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: The Department of Health (DOH) today formally launched Pilipinas Go4Health, the nationwide healthy lifestyle movement that aims to help prevent and control the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the country. These diseases, while highly preventable, are on the rise mainly due to the lack of regular exercise, improper diet, and excessive drinking and smoking, according to DOH.
A June 4, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) on June 4 started its tree planting campaign at the Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital together with the Department of Energy and Natural Resources – National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to lessen pollution in the city brought about by carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: With the theme “KP for IPs!” or “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (KP) for Indigenous Peoples (IPs)”, Secretary Enrique T. Ona of the Department of Health, Chairperson Zenaida Brigida H. Pawid of the National Center for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), and Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), signed the Joint Memorandum Circular “Guidelines on the Delivery of Basic Health Services for Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous Cultural Communities (IPs/ICCs)” at the Diamond Hotel, Manila, on June 3, 2013.
A May 29, 2013 press release from the Department of Health: Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) Director Eduardo C. Janairo reminds metro residents to take time and manage their stress to avoid illnesses that may cause harmful effects to one’s health.
A May 23, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona strongly advocated for a wider partnership with the government and private sector to ensure that collective actions in improving the health of the masses will be implemented as he addressed the 66th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland.