DA: 14 of 20 blood samples positive for African Swine Fever

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 09/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Fourteen out of 20 blood samples from sick pigs that eventually died in local piggeries tested positive of African Swine Fever, the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced Monday. The blood samples were sent to…

DOH debunks blood donor myths as it marks World Blood Donor Day

Futch Anthony Inso 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Artche Camingao, 28, a native of Cagayan de Oro, had already experienced donating blood in 2014. His assistance was asked, after her aunt, who was suffering from breast cancer, needed at least two…

New Cebu group offers free bags of blood for patients needing transfusion

Zena V. Magto 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos, who need blood for transfusion, can now have an option to get that bag of blood for free. This after 24 businessmen and volunteers formed a group, which is the 13th chapter…

HALLOWEEN BLOOD AND GORE FEST

Jeff Ruffolo 10/18/2018

MICHAEL Myers is back! Yes, that’s right folks, the menacing, murdering “shape” is back once again to terrorize everyone in Haddonfield, Illinois, USA. Ah, wait just one darn minute. Which “Michael Myers” are we speaking of? Is…

Spilled blood

Editorial 07/31/2018

Who between a barangay official’s bodyguard and a police officer instigated the shooting that led to the officer’s death near the barangay Tejero hall at past 8 am Monday? In charging the bodyguard of Barangay Tejero Councilman…

Blood chronicles

Jason A. Baguia 07/10/2018

My son is good.” These were the last words spoken to reporters by the father of the man whom police shot dead in an encounter yesterday at the residence of Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. We will never…

A FATHER’S LOVE: Beyond walls, borders and blood

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/17/2018

Their circumstances set them apart from each other; but three Cebuano fathers share the same goal to prove that their love for family conquers all — even the thick towering walls of prison, for one. Edgardo Cuizon…

Cebu capitol needs blood donors

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/17/2018

The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is asking Cebuanos to make blood donations to make sure that the four provincial hospitals will have enough supply for its patients. Dr. Rene Catan, PHO head said, the provincial hospitals…

Blood, corruption in the ranks

Editorial 06/14/2018

Based on the accounts of his parents, Senior Insp. Raymond Hortezuela of the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office was a model parent who never benefited nor acted as a protector of the illegal drug trade. “If he…

DOH asks public to donate blood

06/06/2018

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY THE Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is encouraging the public to participate in the bloodletting activity and spread awareness of the importance of donating blood. In celebration of the World Blood…

DOH to conduct bloodletting on June 14

CNU Intern 06/06/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will hold a bloodletting event in the DOH-7 compound and different blood centers in Cebu this coming June 14. DOH-7 is targetting to collect bags of blood equivalent to…

Capitol inaugurates mobile blood donation

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/11/2018

Truck will go around Cebu province to look for blood donors The Cebu Provincial government conducted the blessing and inauguration of its mobile blood donation worth P1.2 million at the Capitol compound last Wednesday. Provincial Health Office…

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