Tag Archives: DOH

Public Health Warning Against the Use of Banned or Unregistered Slimming or Anti-Obesity Products Sold in Outlets or Offered Online

Public Health Warning Against the Use of Banned or Unregistered Slimming or Anti-Obesity Products Sold in Outlets or Offered Online

  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has monitored several slimming or anti-obesity pill, like the Hokkaido Slimming Pills, which are advertised and sold online.  These products may contain harmful ...

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DOH: Update On Alleged Candy Poisoning

DOH: Update On Alleged Candy Poisoning

  The Department of Health stressed out the importance of food safety on acquiring and intake of unknown products as 1,925 people were reported to be poisoned in Surigao del ...

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DOH Launches Quality Seal For Salt

DOH Launches Quality Seal For Salt

  The Department of Health launches Sangkap Pinoy’s “SAKTONG IODINE SA ASIN”, a quality seal for table salt to address iodine deficiency – a major public health problem in the ...

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MERSCoV Update: DOH

MERSCoV Update: DOH

  Manila, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) reported that the 36-year old foreigner who was tested positive of MERSCoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus) is now free of ...

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DOH: MERS-CoV Update

DOH: MERS-CoV Update

  The Department of Health (DOH) today reiterated its call to observe basic hygiene measures such as regular hand washing with soap and water, practicing proper cough manners, and using ...

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Plan Ahead, Don’t Just Respond To Outbreaks

Plan Ahead, Don’t Just Respond To Outbreaks

  Health Secretary Janette P. Loreto-Garin today strongly advised health workers and local government units (LGUs) to plan ahead instead of just responding to dengue outbreaks as the Philippines, along ...

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HIV/AIDS Test for Minors Without Parental Nod Pushed

HIV/AIDS Test for Minors Without Parental Nod Pushed

  It’s bad enough that even minors are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS infection; the worse part is not knowing they already have them. The solution, therefore, is early detection, and this ...

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Philippines Still MERS-Free – DOH

Philippines Still MERS-Free – DOH

  Manila, Philippines – The Department of Health reiterated that the country is still MERS-free to date, despite the reported three Korean nationals referred from Manila Doctors’ Hospital to the Research ...

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