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Cavite, several areas in Zamboanga Sibugay under state of calamity due to dengue

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 11:57 PM | No Comments
Cavite and several areas in Zamboanga Sibugay are under a state of calamity due to the increasing number of dengue cases in the province. Based on the data of the...

Brewer tagged in ‘poisoning’ taps third-party labs to test banned Carabao Cosmic Gin

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 01:58 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The manufacturer of the recently recalled Cosmic Carabao Gin said it is now investigating reports of alleged methanol poisoning and has tapped third-party laboratories to test the...

WHO warns against falsified rabies and anti-rabies vaccines in PH

Posted on Thursday, 18 July 2019 06:25 PM | No Comments
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against falsified rabies and anti-rabies vaccines circulating in the Philippines. Based on their 2019 medical product alert, the WHO identifies three falsified rabies...

HIV-AIDS Law now allows minors to seek HIV test without consent

Posted on Tuesday, 16 July 2019 03:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Teenagers may now undergo test for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) even without parental consent, under Republic Act 11166, also known as the Philippine HIV and Aids Policy...

Dengue on the rise: How to protect your family against dengue virus

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 07:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday declared a national alert due to spiking dengue cases in several regions. READ: DOH declares dengue alert in several regions...

DOH declares dengue alert in several regions

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 03:34 PM | No Comments
The Department of Health (DOH) has declared “national dengue alert” on Monday (July 15) after recording a spike in reported dengue cases in several regions. According to Health Secretary Francisco...

DOH pushes for mandatory vaccination of children anew

Posted on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 01:16 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday (July 9) pushed for the implementation of mandatory immunization of children anew amid slumping vaccination coverage due to the controversial...

FDA orders seizure, warns public of Cosmic Carabao Gin

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 03:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday ordered the seizure of Cosmic Carabao Gin products after its samples were found positive for methanol. In an advisory,...

FDA warns public against injectable glutathione for skin whitening

Posted on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 12:21 AM | No Comments
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public about the dangers of injectable glutathione for skin whitening. The FDA said there are no published clinical trials that evaluated...

Iloilo province declared dengue outbreak

Posted on Friday, 5 July 2019 10:32 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Governor Arthur “Toto” Defensor Jr. declared on Friday (July 5) dengue outbreak in the entire province of Iloilo. Defensor signed and issued Executive Order No. 2019-016 to...