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Aquino leads launch of measles-polio mass immunization

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In a bid to stem measles outbreak in various parts of the country, President Benigno Aquino III on Monday led the launch of the Department of Health’s mass immunization campaign.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Kids to receive measles, polio, rubella shots


President Benigno Aquino III will lead on Monday the launch of a nationwide immunization campaign which seeks to prevent the outbreak of measles, rubella and polio among Filipino children.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

DOH sets deworming drive


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 »

Butuan hospital denies asking for deposit

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The Butuan Doctors Hospital has denied allegations that its staff refused to admit a critically-ill child after her mother failed to produce enough money for the deposit.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Parents mull lawsuit vs Butuan hospital over daughter’s death

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The parents of a 10-year-old girl is considering to file charges against a hospital in Butuan City that allegedly refused to admit their critically-ill child last month, leading to her death.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »