One of 12 Capitol workers with COVID-19 has died

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO) confirmed that they had recorded a total of 12 employees of the Capitol who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Dr. Christina Gianggo, CPHO chief, on…

Province to educate high school teachers about HIV

Intern 04/27/2017

THE Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) will conduct a training-of-trainer for teachers on the first week of May to educate the participants about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to PHO Information Officer Wilfredo Salgado Jr., they…

Hospitals ordered to keep staffs for emergencies

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/19/2016

AS more people head to the provinces for the holidays, the Cebu Provincial Health Office called on district hospitals to ensure that there are doctors and staff on duty for any emergency. Dr. Rene Catan of the…

Dengue cases down in November, says PHO

12/14/2016

THE Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported a decline in dengue cases in a span of one month from October to November this year. Records from the PHO showed that there were 785 dengue cases in November…

Will Gov. Davide be a Pontius Pilate?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/27/2016

For evil to triumph it is enough for good men to do nothing,” says Edmund Burke. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III will either confirm or negate what his critics have always thought of him to be: spineless…

DENGUE OUTBREAK

Nestle L. Semilla with Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/10/2016

Expressing alarm over the 200 percent increase in dengue fever cases in the province, the Cebu Provincial Board yesterday decided to declare a dengue outbreak in the whole province. The declaration, however, should not be a cause…

Misting in Consolacion after dengue death

Nestle L. Semilla 09/28/2016

THE Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO) sent a team to Consolacion town to do a massive misting after a three-year-old boy from Barangay Nangka died of dengue last September 10. CPHO head Dr. Rene Catan said the…

Cebu hospitals to be upgraded – PHO head

08/11/2016

The four district hospitals will become level II hospitals in three years. This is one of the three-year goals that Dr. Rene Catan, acting Cebu Provincial Health Office head, announced in a press briefing yesterday. Catan, a…

CV dengue cases up by 159 percent

Carmel Loise Matus 06/08/2016

Mosquitoes ‘mutated’ can now breed in dark, murky water With dengue cases in the first six months in Central Visayas being 159 percent higher when compared to the same period last year, the Department of Health in…

Province warns public vs dengue

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/03/2016

With the rainy season already here and a La Niña phenomenon expected later in the year, the Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is advising the public to take precautionary measures against common diseases like dengue and diarrhea.…

EMB: Air quality still erratic, wear masks

Inquirer, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/29/2015

THE air quality in Metro Cebu improved yesterday, but the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) is not yet lifting its advisory to wear protective masks. William Cuñado, EMB-7 regional director for Central Visayas, said their monitoring showed that…

Province’s OIC doctors get permanent appointment

07/18/2015

TWENTY-SIX newly appointed doctors took their oaths of office at the office of Gov. Hilario Davide III last Tuesday. Dr. Cynthia Genosolango, officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Cebu Provincial Health Office (CPHO), said these doctors specialize in general…

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