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North Cotabato’s tourist-favorite ‘curtain waterfalls’ reopened to public


The municipal government of Alamada, North Cotabato, has re-opened the Asik-Asik Falls, known as the curtain waterfalls, two months after barring people from it due to a cholera outbreak in May that hit three of its surrounding villages.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

16 new cases of HIV now reported daily, DOH warns

Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag

Sixteen new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which could lead to the fatal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), are reported everyday, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Health workers cited for ‘Yolanda’ relief work

Health Secretary Enrique Ona FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday recognized the efforts of health workers and organizations who have dedicated their time, services, expertise and resources to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda that hit the country in November last year.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Seniors law author bats for better elderly healthcare

The need for a more focused program on geriatric health could best be illustrated by the case of Mang Romy, 75, a resident here and dialysis patient who shuttles between his hospital and a private laboratory in Davao City, a distance of 65 kilometers.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DOH chief bares options for future of children’s hospital


It’s modernization, not privatization, which can happen in many ways.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »