Articles in Health

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by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on January 16, 2024
DOH: Diarrhea cases hike in Baguio under probe
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on January 16, 2024
The DOH, through its Epidemiology Bureau, said the increase in diarrhea cases started last Dec. 21, 2023 based on the preliminary findings of the Baguio City Health Office.... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 18, 2023
DOH: Eat healthy this holiday season
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 18, 2023
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reminded Filipinos to consume healthful food and drinks during the holidays to avoid non-communicable illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 4, 2023
DOH: Measures in place vs. possible hike in respiratory illnesses
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on December 4, 2023
The DOH reiterated that there is no need for alarm as the government prioritizes the safety of Filipinos through "vigilant" surveillance and information dissemination.... Read full article
by Zaldy De Layola on September 26, 2023
Aggressive watch, info drive vs. infectious Nipah virus urged
by Zaldy De Layola on September 26, 2023
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infection with Nipah virus (NiV) can cause mild to severe disease, including swelling of the brain (encephalitis) and potentially death.... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on August 14, 2023
PH Covid positivity rate stands at 3.5% as of Aug 11
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on August 14, 2023
The country's positivity rate, or the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), stood at 3.5 percent as of Aug. 11.... Read full article
by Connie Calipay on July 31, 2023
Dirty drinking water kills 3, downs 57 in Albay town
by Connie Calipay on July 31, 2023
A senior citizen, a woman and a four-year-old girl died while 57 individuals from Barangays Manila and Gaba in Rapu-Rapu town, Albay province were hospitalized due to diarrhea traced to unsafe drinking water... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on July 11, 2023
Daily average of new Covid-19 cases drops by 9%
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on July 11, 2023
The country’s daily average of new Covid-19 cases declined by 9 percent from July 3-9, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Monday.... Read full article
by Izza Reynoso on June 29, 2023
Puerto Princesa dengue cases on the rise but manageable
by Izza Reynoso on June 29, 2023
As of Tuesday’s data from the City Health Office (CHO), there have been 954 dengue cases overall this year.... Read full article
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on June 5, 2023
7M Filipinos have chronic kidney disease as of 2021
by Ma. Teresa Montemayor on June 5, 2023
At least 7 million Filipinos are suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) as of 2021, with one Filipino every hour getting the disease.... Read full article
by Wilnard Bacelonia on May 10, 2023
Solons train sights on improving Mental Health Act flaws
by Wilnard Bacelonia on May 10, 2023
Senators admitted on Tuesday that there are “issues” in the implementation of Republic Act (RA) 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Act.... Read full article
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