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High prices of medicines

IF many sick Filipinos, notably the poor, still seek the help of faith healers and quack doctors, blame it on the high prices of medicines in this graft-prone Southeast Asian nation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Note that the costs of medicines are much higher in the Philippines than in…

Tobacco firm’s tax can help save sick indigent — DoH

THE Department of Health (DoH) has appealed to Congress and the executive branch to compel Mighty Corporation to pay its tax obligation amounting to billions, so that the money could be used for medical services for indigent people suffering from illnesses caused by inhaling tobacco smoke. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Smoking ban

THE nationwide “smoking ban” took effect yesterday, with the Department of Health (DoH) expecting at least 1.5 million of the more than 100 million Filipinos not to smoke or to break the habit altogether. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Embodied in Executive Order (EO) No. 26, which was signed by…
  • Published in Newsdesk

Plastic surgery clinic ipinasara ng Mandaluyong LGU

Pansamantalang ipinasara ng city government ang plastic surgery clinic sa Mandaluyong City kung saan nasawi ang isang negosyante matapos sumailalim sa tatlong aesthetic procedures. Ito ay bunsod ng kakulangan ng permit at mga kwestiyon sa kanilang business practices. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ayon kay Mandaluyong City legal counsel Jeffrey…
  • Published in Metro

Step up regulation vs beauty clinics

The fate suffered by Shiryl Saturnino in the hands of ‘beauty doctors’ should serve as a reminder that all surgical procedures could be life threatening and that they should be performed only by qualified, certified and highly-skilled practitioners of medicine. There is a misconception that surgical operations in beauty clinics…
  • Published in Opinion

Smoking ban

THE nationwide “smoking ban” took effect yesterday, with the Department of Health (DoH) expecting at least 1.5 million of the more than 100 million Filipinos not to smoke or to break the habit altogether. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Embodied in Executive Order (EO) No. 26, which was signed by…
  • Published in Newsdesk

DoH, Manila join hands in vaccination of 12K studes

THE Department of Health (DoH) and the city government of Manila joined hands in the observance of “Dengue Awareness Month” this June with the vaccination of more than 12,000 elementary students in the city starting tomorrow, June 13 until 28. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Health Sec. Paulyn Ubial said…
  • Published in Metro

DOH-Mimaropa suspends air ambulance flights to Palawan

THE Department of Health-Mimaropa (Mindoro Oriental/Occidental, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has announced that the regular flights of its air ambulance to Palawan will be temporarily suspended due to preventive maintenance and scheduled check-up. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo, DOH regional director, explained that the suspension is to…

Health professionals

NEWS that the government is hiring an additional 25,000 health professionals is definitely good news in this manpower-exporting Third World nation, which is teeming with jobless and underemployed people. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The government should have done it long ago, but lack of financial resources prevented it from…
  • Published in Newsdesk

Villar to DoH: Provide toilets in poor areas

SENATOR Cynthia Villar has asked the Department of Health (DoH) to address the problem of open toilets in poor coastal communities by making sure that funding is available for needed programs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During the Committee on Finance hearing on the P104 billion proposed budget of DoH…
  • Published in Nation
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