Tag Archives: DOH

Sec. Ona Resigns as DOH Chief

Sec. Ona Resigns as DOH Chief

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Malacañang confirms Ona’s resignation as head of the Department of Health. “Executive Sec. Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., informed Health Sec. Enrique T. Ona that the President has accepted ...

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DOH and UP-PGH Tie Up to Modernize Med Gear  

DOH and UP-PGH Tie Up to Modernize Med Gear  

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – When academic theory and medical practice meets, better health care and medical treatment are achieved. The resulting synergy results in the improvement of public health services. In ...

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Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – They are only needed in miniscule amounts, and yet many people, mostly kids, are still chronically short of the vital nutrients.  Micronutrient deficiency has remained prevalent ...

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DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – With the rainy season still lingering into the cold holiday months, expect flooding in low-lying areas of Metro Manila and coastal communities like CAMANAVA (Caloocan, Malabon, ...

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DOH Assesses Med Teams to Be Deployed to Typhoon-Hit Areas

DOH Assesses Med Teams to Be Deployed to Typhoon-Hit Areas

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The whole country was witness to the massive and systematic mobilization of human, monetary, material resources by foreign donor governments, international agencies, private entities, and religious and ...

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USAID, DOH, and QC Gov’t Join Arms to Combat AIDS

USAID, DOH, and QC Gov’t Join Arms to Combat AIDS

  QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — In recent years, the Philippines has seen an alarmingly drastic increase in HIV prevalence, being one of seven countries worldwide where HIV incidence has increased by ...

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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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