May of every year has been declared Hypertension Awareness Month and Cervical Cancer Consciousness Month, by virtue of Proclamation No. 1761, s. 2009, and Proclamation No. 368, s. 2003, respectively. These proclamations enjoin both government and non-government organizations to engage in campaigns and activities to spread public awareness regarding these two lethal diseases.
From the Department of Health Today, the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to achieve the goal of zero human rabies cases by 2020 with DOH providing financial assistance to DA augmenting the procurement of anti-rabies vaccines amounting to P69,545,000. With the Health department’s allocated budget […]
Henry Naga, brother of Leilanie Naga—one of the four fatalities in the April 27 crash of a cloud-seeding aircraft in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya—receives from Secretary of Agriculture Proceso Alcala and Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Director Silvino Tejada a certificate of commendation that recognizes his sister’s service to the department, in a ceremony held yesterday at the BSWM Lopez Hall in Quezon City.
As the deadline to seek a reconsideration of the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Reproductive Health (RH) Law passed, the Department of Health (DOH), through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), decided that a Motion for Reconsideration (MR) is no longer needed.
“We have to stop the rising cases of HIV cases in the country by providing accurate information to the public. HIV is not highly contagious and cannot be transmitted through air (such as coughing and sneezing), mosquito bites, talking with an infected person, borrowing clothes from an HIV-infected person, shaking hands and embracing and sharing swimming pools,” Janairo stated.
Ang Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) ay isang nakahahawang sakit sa paghinga. Ito ay galing sa coronavirus, isang malaking pamilya ng mga virus, mula sa pangkaraniwang sipon hanggang sa severe acute respiratory syndrome o SARS. Gayunpaman, ang MERS-CoV ay hindi SARS. Unang napaulat ang MERS-CoV sa Saudi Arabia noong 2012.
The Department of Health has issued a health alert notice for international travellers arriving in the Philippines who may have been exposed to cases of MERS-CoV.
An infographic from the Department of Health and Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office: Advisory on MERS-CoV
Statement of Secretary Enrique T. Ona: On MERS-Corona [April 19, 2014] Upon the President’s instructions, the Department of Health (DOH) has mobilized Task Force MERS-CoV to create heightened awareness among our people on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) and prevent the spread of this communicable disease. At the outset, let me point this […]
We wish to shed light on current concerns regarding the MERS-Corona virus (MCV).
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