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DOH sets deworming drive

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The Department of Health (DOH) is conducting a massive deworming campaign in Metro Manila in September following findings that intestinal worms continue to be a problem among children, mostly those living in poor, unsanitary environs.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Drug firm withdraws medicine for heart ailment from market

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A pharmaceutical firm has voluntarily recalled from the market a drug used in the treatment of ischaemic heart disease due to non-compliance with the recommended guidelines for the manufacture and sale of drug and active pharmaceutical products.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t to make mental healthcare accessible

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Soon more doctors, particularly in the provinces, will be able to treat patients with common mental problems and more local hospitals will have beds for psychiatric patients.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec to pick poll machine

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to decide Tuesday on the automated election system (AES) it will use for the presidential polls in 2016.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Will the Pope ride a jeepney during PH visit?

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Pope Francis riding the jeepney during his first visit to the country next year? Why not? Organizers of the much-anticipated papal visit are seriously thinking about offering the country’s original “King of the Road” as a mode of transportation for the Pope, who, during his recent trip to South Korea, opted to ride simple and small locally made cars.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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