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THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) released a memo on Monday discouraging events that will gather large crowds amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) threat.
THE PHILIPPINES on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new coronavirus strain that has killed more than a hundred in China and sickened thousands.
FITCH SOLUTIONS Macro Research flagged the Maximum Drug Retail Price (MDRP) scheme that aims to impose price controls on commonly-used drugs as a possible risk that will hinder pharmaceutical innovations in the future.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) on Wednesday announced 26 environment samples — 25 from Metro Manila and one from Davao Region — are positive for poliovirus.
THE FIRST reported case of a lung problem linked to smoking e-cigarettes in the country involved a 16-year old girl, the Department of Health (DoH) announced on Friday.
LAWMAKERS ON Thursday assured that they will find adequate funding for health workers as the government prepares to roll out the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act and despite cuts in the Department of Health’s (DoH) proposed 2020 budget.
PHILHEALTH President Ricardo Morales admits that nationwide implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will take a few years to take effect, citing funding and capability issues.
THE HEALTH sector in Western Visayas, which registered the highest number of dengue cases amid a nationwide dengue alert declaration, is focusing resources to respond to patients.
DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco H. Duque III denied claims made by Senator Panfilo M. Lacson that he was involved in the misuse of government funds during his term as PhilHealth president, saying that these were resolved in his favor years ago.
THE Department of Health (DoH) called on parents to be on the lookout for toxic materials in school supplies.
ILOILO CITY recorded its highest heat index since 2010 at 48°C last May 2, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) reported based on its local weather monitoring station.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) announced on Tuesday that it will now include vaccines for Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in its immunization program, beginning in regions with the most number of reported cases last year.
THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) is aiming for a rabies-free Philippines over the next decade and has called on all owners to have their pets vaccinated.
THE Department of Health (DoH) said the early stages of implementing the Universal Health care (UHC) Law, faces challenges because of a shortage of funding and health workers.
WITH AN expected 2.8 million voters for the coming Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite, the Department of Health (DoH) and Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) have laid out plans to ensure immediate response to critical situations.
PARTIES INVOLVED in the P8.1 billion Barangay Health Station (BHS) project on Wednesday pinned the blame on each other over the failure of the Department of Health’s (DoH) school-based program. The Senate committee on health, chaired by Senator Joseph Victor G. Ejercito, opened its inquiry on the alleged irregularities in the procurement and implementation of the BHS project, which started in 2015 during Janette P. Loreto-Garin’s term as health secretary.
SOME P10.6 billion worth of funds meant for the health insurance coverage of senior citizens were transferred in 2015 to the Department of Health (DoH) without the knowledge of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and the Vanguard of the Philippines Constitution, Inc. (VPCI) submitted to the Department of Justice (DoJ) on...
By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has ordered Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director-General Ronald M. dela Rosa to arrest all persons “who...
Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco T. Duque on Tuesday, March 13, said the agency is coordinating with University of Pittsburgh and University of...
By Minde Nyl R. Dela Cruz THE Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and former Department of Health (DoH) consultant Francis Cruz on Friday, Feb....
EMBATTLED vaccines firm Sanofi Pasteur has refunded the Philippine government P1.161 billion in connection with the Dengvaxia immunization program, Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque...