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Duterte wants Davao City hospitals ready to deal with Ebola threat by Nov. 15

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DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte speaks in Cebu City about federalism.  LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has prepared emergency plans to contain the possible spread of the Ebola virus that has killed thousands in three West African countries where thousands of Filipinos are working.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t facilities ready for Ebola—DOH

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday assured the public that government facilities are ready in case the deadly Ebola virus reaches the Philippines.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Breakthrough seen in dengue treatment

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A staff from the DOH NCR Center for Health Development does spraying on adult mosquitoes and application of larvicide in stagnant waters in an informal settlers' neighborhood in Barangay Damayan, Quezon City, to prevent the possible spread of dengue in this file photo. The Department of Health has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.  INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The Department of Health (DOH) has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH adopting US testing, disease control methods on Ebola

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The Philippines has firmed up its defenses against the deadly Ebola virus, adopting the latest testing and infection control protocol from the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Filipino youth who are HIV-positive

A total of 1,100 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 years old were recorded as HIV-positive from January to August 2014. In August alone, 146 cases of HIV in the same age bracket were recorded by the Department of Health. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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