DOH-7 ramps up administering booster shots

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In line with the new administration’s goals, the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has ramped up its efforts in administering COVID-19 booster shots in the region. During a press conference on…

As F2F classes loom, DOH-7 urges parents to get their kids vaxed vs COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As schools and students prepare for the resumption of traditional style of teaching, health officials here urged parents to get their children vaccinated as protection from COVID-19. The Department of Health in Central…

12 localities in Cebu need help in vaccinating senior citizens

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas is targeting to administer a total of 40,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the next round of special vaccination days. This time, their primary target will be elderlies and individuals with…

Pre-meds for HIV patients

Futch Anthony Inso, Intern 11/29/2017

PRE-EXPOSURE medicines may soon be given to those infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS, the regional Department of Health (DOH-7) office said yesterday. Dr. Van Philip Baton, coordinator of the DOH’s Re-Emerging Infectious Disease…

DOH eyes HIV testing in schools

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2017

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is planning to conduct Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) testing in schools. But Dr. Van Philip Baton, coordinator of Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Program of DOH-7, clarified that…

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