Tag Archives: Jr.

Philhealth, DSWD Reach Out to Serve IPs

Philhealth, DSWD Reach Out to Serve IPs

  ILOILO CITY, Nov. 10(PIA)—The Philppine Health Insurance Corporation and the Department of Social Welfare in the region jointly conducted an event called “ALAGA ng PhilHealth ang IPs. PhilHealth-6 called ...

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Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

  A recent study has shown that five distinct psychiatric disorders – namely autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder – share the same genetic ...

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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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Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

Mental Health Act Pushed in Online Campaign

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA) has initiated an online petition asking Congress to pass a law that will protect the rights of people with mental disorders ...

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Gov’t and Private Health Groups Promote Thalassemia Awareness

Gov’t and Private Health Groups Promote Thalassemia Awareness

  Quezon City, May 2014– Patient support group Balikatang Thalassemia (Ba-Tha), Novartis Healthcare Philippines, and the Quezon City Health Department led the country’s observance of World Thalassemia Day (WTD). The ...

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Mercury-Exposure Information Bill Pushed

Mercury-Exposure Information Bill Pushed

  Seafood is the healthier dietary option all the time, right? Wrong. Like other main sources of protein, seafood, mainly fish, can be tainted with toxic chemicals or heavy metals hazardous ...

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