Dengvaxia case a ‘public health disaster’

07/14/2018

The death of a 10-year-old girl who received a Dengvaxia vaccine in Lapu-Lapu City is one of many that underscored the Dengvaxia debacle of the Department of Health (DOH). Provincial Health Officer Dr. Rene Catan said the…

‘Sharing the importance of health and wellness’

Glendale G. Rosal 06/21/2018

In its bid to come up with a memorable running event, the Sacred Heart School–Ateneo de Cebu Alumni, through the Silver Jubilarians of Batch 1993, is hoping schools, families, and companies will join this year’s St. Ignatius…

Duterte signs PH Mental Health Law

Inquirer.net 06/21/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Law that would secure, among others, the rights and welfare of persons with mental health needs as well as mental health…

Health department urges LGU participation in HIV awareness

Intern 05/08/2018

The Department of Health (DOH 7) Medical Officer Van Philip Baton urged Local Government Units (LGU) to join them in the Philippine International AIDS candlelight Memorial (PIACM) on Sunday (May 21). Baton, who is also the Program…

Health official found dead at home

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2018

A nurse coordinator for the Department of Health (DOH-7) regional office was found dead inside his house in A. Lopez, Barangay Labangon Cebu City Monday morning. Renan Cimafranca, nurse coordinator of the DOH-7 Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance…

PARENTAL DIET BEFORE CONCEPTION AFFECT’S CHILD’S HEALTH

AFP 04/22/2018

Paris, France — A child’s health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy, but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the act of procreation. What…

Rise in mental health problems, crimes seen with Boracay shutdown

Inquirer.net 04/18/2018

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN — A 42-year-old single mother of three has fallen into severe depression after she learned that she would lose her job and her home in the wake of the government’s plan to rehabilitate the…

131 cases of measles recorded in Central Visayas

Futch Anthony Inso 04/17/2018

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has declared a measle outbreak in Negros Oriental due to the sudden rise of cases in the province. At least 131 cases of measles have been recorded by…

New City health building costs P20M

Nestle L. Semilla 02/27/2018

It will not be long before the new building of Cebu City Health will be put to use. The P20-million building is currently now under construction and is expected to be finished within the year. Cebu City…

SM Foundation adopts the Lahug Health Center

PR 02/19/2018

  TO further strengthen its commitment in bringing quality health service to the less privileged communities, SM Foundation has adopted the Lahug Health Center in Cebu City. The establishment of the wellness center is a continuing project…

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