The Department of Health (DOH) continues its coordination with the regional offices in the Visayas to map-out succeeding steps in response to more immediate needs of super typhoon Yolanda victims.
Around P15 million worth of assorted drugs and medicines, medical supplies, water and sanitation for health kits, cot beds, family tents, and other emergency supplies are available in Department of Health’s regional offices in areas that is being battered by typhoon Yolanda.
The Food and Drug Administration tested 34 samples of food products collected by inspectors in the National Capital Region and Region VII for non-permissible colorants (NPC). The samples were collected from ambulant vendors, public markets, groceries and supermarkets. Most of the samples were unregistered and noncompliant with food product labeling standards (DoH Administrative Order No. 88-B s. 1984).
From the Department of Health The Department of Health—National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) yesterday sent Medical and Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) teams to Bohol to address the immediate needs and concerns of the victims of the earthquake that struck Central Visayas last October 15, 2013. “These additional teams will augment the existing health and emergency […]
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.