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‘New wave of COVID-19 cases just ordinary spike’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 24, 2024 - 12:00am
There is no need to panic over the new wave of COVID-19 infection as this is just a normal increase in cases, infectious disease expert Dr. Rontgene Solante said yesterday.
DOH warns public vs dengue
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Health has warned the public against dengue-carrying mosquitoes amid rains caused by thunderstorms in Metro Manila and nearby areas.
‘More than 20,000 repeat pregnancies among teens’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Population and Development is alarmed after recording more than 20,000 repeat pregnancies among adolescents.
Delisted voters urged to register
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Commission on Elections Chairperson George Erwin Garcia advised those who were removed from the Comelec list of voters to participate in the ongoing voters’ registration to be able to participate in upcoming...
PhilHealth defends contribution rates
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Defending its current contribution rates, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. yesterday said PhilHealth’s existing premium contribution rates are based on what is mandated by law.
PhilHealth defends contribution rates
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Defending its current contribution rates, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. yesterday said PhilHealth’s existing premium contribution rates are based on what is mandated by law.
Workplace cancer screening for women rolled out
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Cancer screening services for women will now be available in workplaces, according to the Department of Health.
International Nurses Day: Better wages sought
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 12, 2024 - 10:00am
A nurse’s group is calling attention to the worsening state of nurses, who are overworked and underpaid, as International Nurses Day is commemorated today.
Former DOH chief to appeal COVID-19 graft raps
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 12, 2024 - 8:00am
Former health chief Francisco Duque III is set to file a motion for reconsideration of the order of the Office of the Ombudsman for the filing of graft charges against him over the alleged irregular transfer of over...
One of four Pinoy seafarers held by Iran freed
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 11, 2024 - 10:00am
One of the four Filipino seafarers being held by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has been released, the Department of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
Comelec: BSKE postponement up to Congress
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is leaving it up to Congress to decide whether to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) set on Dec. 1, 2025.
Pertussis cases continue to spike
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Cases of pertussis continue to rise nationwide, according to the Department of Health.
Health workers march for higher wages
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Health workers from public and private hospitals held a nationwide protest yesterday, Health Workers’ Day, urging the government to address issues affecting the health sector.
DOH to schools: Defer field trips, sport activities
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Field trips and outdoor activities for students should be canceled in areas experiencing heat index under the extreme danger category, the Department of Health advised education stakeholders yesterday.
FDA recalls Korean dimsum products
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 7, 2024 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday the voluntary recall of Korean dimsum products by its local distributor.
Comelec eyes limit on substitution period for bets
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections is looking at imposing a limit on the period when substitutes can replace candidates who withdraw their certificates of candidacy in the May 2025 midterm elections.
77 cases of heat-related illness – DOH
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
As high heat indices continue to affect different areas in the country, the Department of Health reported 77 cases of heat-related illness this year.
Measles, rubella cases up 39 percent
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The Department of Health has recorded over 2,000 cases of measles and rubella nationwide.
DOH set to probe pharma firm
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 4, 2024 - 10:30am
The Department of Health (DOH), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) are set to conduct an investigation on the alleged unethical practices of a local pharmaceutical...
‘Comelec to meet new voters target for 2025 polls’
by Rhodina Villanueva - May 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has expressed confidence that it will achieve its target of three million new voters for the May 2025 midterm elections.
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