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…

Localize health insurance, solons urged

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/01/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña called on Congress to allow local governments to institute their own health insurance system to prevent private hospitals from profiteering. “The only thing PhilHealth will provide us is how much they’re paying…

The importance of health in the economy

Fernando Fajardo 01/11/2018

There’s a well-understood correlation that as the economy of a country improves, so the health of its citizens improves. What may be less obvious is that the opposite is also true — improving the health of a…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/04/2018

MENTAL HEALTH Netizens called on schools and universities to prioritize the well-being of their students after one university student jumped off the 4th floor of a building following a confrontation with his girlfriend. A netizen named Shanina…

Capitol okays P4.5B for 2018, bulk of budget goes to prov’l health services

Morexette B. Erram 12/04/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday approved the P4.5 billion budget of the Cebu provincial government for 2018 on its third and final reading. “There were no major changes made and no reduction,” said PB member Celestino…

PB approves budget, health office gets biggest share

Morexette B. Erram 12/04/2017

THE Provincial Board (PB) approved on third and final reading the provincial government’s P4.5 billion budget for next year. There were no addendum or reduction made to the budget proposal throughout its three readings in the PB,…

‘Distorted news’ deemed health issue in junta-run Thailand

AP 11/29/2017

BANGKOK — Thailand’s military government says it is fighting a new threat to public health: distorted news reports. The country’s health ministry announced Tuesday it is launching a new smartphone application that will allow users to flag…