No NCOV cases in PH - Duque

January 29, 2020
THE Department of Health yesterday disclosed the death of a Chinese national under observation at the San Lazaro Hospial for suspected Coronavirus (2019-nCOV) but it was not yet established that the man died from the deadly virus.

DoH orders price freeze

January 15, 2020
The DOH said the price freeze covers medicines such as analgesics, anti-allergics, anticonvulsants/antiseptics, antidotes, and antibiotics. Aside from medicines, essential medical commodities like N95 masks, which are the recommended protection from breathing in hazardous particles during ashfall, were also included.

DOH extends polio campaign until April

January 06, 2020
For NCR, two additional rounds are scheduled from January 27 to February 7 and March 9 to March 20, 2020. For Mindanao, a limited response round will be conducted in Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi, Zamboanga City, Isabela City, and Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat from January 6 to 12, 2020; and additional two rounds for all regions in Mindanao are scheduled from February 17 to March 1 and March 23 to April 4, 2020.