The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA, or more popularly known as the EDSA Shrine gets its turn to be disinfected and sprayed by the Department of Health – National Capital Region as it continuous with its anti-dengue activities through the rainy season.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) immediately delivered doxycycline capsules to local government units to be used as prophylaxis by emergency team personnel involved in the rescue operations in the region.
The Department of Health (DOH) announced today the first DOH-retained hospital to be ISO 9001-certified for Quality Management System. The Quirino Memorial Medical Center (QMMC) received the certification from AJA Registrars, Inc., which covers all the medical, nursing, ancillary, and administrative support services.
The Department of Health (DOH) and the City Government of Makati represented by Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona and Mayor Jejomar S. Binay Jr. recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) establishing a Regional Center for Public Health Leadership and Governance that will be located at the University of Makati (UMAK), Makati City.
The Department of Health clarified reports on the disallowance by the Commission on Audit (COA) of some P3.39 million PDAF disbursements of former Cebu 2nd District Rep. Antonio Cuenco for having “non-existent beneficiaries” and “falsified payment documents.”
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.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) recently conducted a training of trainers for sign language for health promotion officers and coordinators of person with disabilities (PWD) and non-communicable diseases in Metro Manila.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today started conducting medical and physical examination for the creation of a health folder for families of informal settlers affected by relocation in the City of San Juan.
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.
The Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) today conducted the second round of anti-dengue activity in bus terminals along the stretch of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Cubao.