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Anti-AIDS Discrimination Bill Nears House Approval 

Anti-AIDS Discrimination Bill Nears House Approval 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – There is a humane dimension in law-making, and that is its protective clauses against victimization. A person diagnosed with a disease that invites social stigma such ...

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Med-Tech Convergence to Fast-track Radiology Reading Processes

Med-Tech Convergence to Fast-track Radiology Reading Processes

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Call it a health-enhancing, life-saving synergy. When technology and health services converge, the results are better diagnosis, faster treatment, and quicker patient recovery. Thus, leading telecoms and ...

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Only 90% of Drugs in the PH Market are Genuine 

Only 90% of Drugs in the PH Market are Genuine 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Is a 10-percent non-compliance rate acceptable or is it a dangerous threshold? We were prodded to ask the question because the  Food and Drug Administration acknowledged ...

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Novartis Supports Education Program for Indigent Patients in PCMC

Novartis Supports Education Program for Indigent Patients in PCMC

  QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – Novartis Healthcare Philippines donated five iPad tablets to the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) to support education program for indigent pediatric patients with chronic blood ...

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Warning Out vs Mainstream Transmission of HIV/AIDS 

Warning Out vs Mainstream Transmission of HIV/AIDS 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – It’s no longer a fringe disease affecting a certain type of people with non-conformist lifestyles – gays, people with multiple sex partners, and drug addicts. Acquired ...

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DOH Pilot-tests Telemedicine in Marinduque

DOH Pilot-tests Telemedicine in Marinduque

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Educators talk of long-distance learning, and they came up with the concept of open universities. Health officials have apparently borrowed the concept to offer remote healing to ...

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PHA Releases Latest Treatment Guidelines for Coronary Artery Disease

PHA Releases Latest Treatment Guidelines for Coronary Artery Disease

  PASIG CITY, PHILIPPINES – Philippine Heart Association (PHA), the professional organization of cardiovascular specialists in the country, has released the 2014 Philippine Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of ...

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Bless the Beasts in Government and Children in Hospitals

Bless the Beasts in Government and Children in Hospitals

  QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – Like the proverbial babes at loss in the woods, Philippine Children’s Medical Center waded into a deal in 1992 that’s likely to go down in ...

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