Author Archives: Medical Observer

DOH Reports 96% Coverage for Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio

DOH Reports 96% Coverage for Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio

  Press Release/28 October 2019   The Department of Health (DOH) today reported an average of 95.58 percent coverage of children 0-59 months old who were vaccinated against polio for ...

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PMFTC pivots cigarette business to smoke-free products

PMFTC pivots cigarette business to smoke-free products

  PASAY CITY, October 22 2019– Philip Morris International unveiled its new direction to pivot its 170-year-old business to promote a smoke-free Philippine society during an information technology summit held ...

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DOH Reports 3RD Confirmed Case of Polio in Maguindanao

DOH Reports 3RD Confirmed Case of Polio in Maguindanao

  Department of Health (DOH) today reported the third confirmed polio case in the country. According to Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, the third confirmed case is a four-year ...

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Regulators urged to ease the rules on smoke-free nicotine products

Regulators urged to ease the rules on smoke-free nicotine products

  Public health advocates have gathered in Melbourne, Australia to urge international health bodies and government regulators to ease the restrictive rules against non-combustible, smoke-free nicotine products that are regarded ...

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Save the Children Philippines raises concern on polio outbreak, calls on parents, LGUs to support immunization of children

Save the Children Philippines raises concern on polio outbreak, calls on parents, LGUs to support immunization of children

  Save the Children Philippines has called on communities, parents and carers to support the government’s immunization campaign for babies and children amid the re-emergence of polio disease after 19 ...

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PMI: Lighting the path to wage equality, gender balance

PMI: Lighting the path to wage equality, gender balance

  Philip Morris International has placed wage equality and gender balance at the core of its business strategy as the company transforms from a traditional cigarette manufacturer to a science ...

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Save the Children Philippines raises concern on polio outbreak, calls on parents, LGUs to support immunization of children

Save the Children Philippines raises concern on polio outbreak, calls on parents, LGUs to support immunization of children

  Save the Children Philippines has called on communities, parents and carers to support the government’s immunization campaign for babies and children amid the re-emergence of polio disease after 19 ...

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Giving lung cancer patients a second breath

Giving lung cancer patients a second breath

  AstraZeneca’s AZ Cares program continues to support cancer patients throughout their treatment journey Accounting for over 15,000 deaths per year, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths ...

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