DOH-NCR establishes health clinic for Tacloban evacuees in Metro Manila

“All residents of Tacloban City coming to Metro Manila will be taken here directly for immediate medical assessment. A separate clinic especially for pregnant and nursing mothers will also be created including a temporary milk bank to cater for the needs of infant and also to collect human milk for those who want to donate their excess breast milk.”

DOH: Yolanda efforts shift focus to public health

The Department of Health (DOH) shifts its focus to public health as post-Yolanda efforts enter the early recovery period. Even as thousands of displaced residents continue to find safe shelter outside of Leyte and Samar, the DOH will continue to send waves of medical teams to ensure that those who remained in affected communities will have access to emergency, basic and even comprehensive services, if these are what will be required.