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WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Antonio. AP FILE PHOTO

Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Friday, after new cases of the virus were reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first case in Mali.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Governor to press raps over hospital drug shortage


Davao del Sur Gov. Claude Bautista has vowed to pursue charges against officials or staffers of Davao del Sur Provincial Hospital here if they are found liable for medicine hoarding or trying to rake in commissions.

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

2,218 of 2,730 pass Physician Licensure Exams–PRC


A total of 2,218 out of 2,730 or 81.24 percent passed the August 2014 Physician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medicine in Manila, Cerbu, and Davao, according to the Profession Regulation Commission (PRC).

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mastery in surgery course starts Wednesday


The Foundation for the Advancement of Surgical Education Inc. of the Department of Surgery, Philippine General Hospital, will hold its 50th postgraduate course entitled “Mastery in Surgery 2014: “Innovations and Advances in Surgery” starting Wednesday. The three-day course will be held at the Diamond Hotel on Roxas Boulevard.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

anti influenza drug

Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »