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Yemen war a ‘living hell’ for children – UNICEF

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 | No Comments
    In the malnutrition ward of a hospital in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, doctors weigh toddlers with protruding rib cages and skeletal limbs. Twenty children, most under the age...

DOH warns of water-borne diseases with the onset of Typhoon Ompong

Posted on: September 13th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has raised a code white alert in anticipation of disease outbreaks in areas affected by Typhoon Ompong. The potential super...

UK baby born with heart outside body allowed to visit home

Posted on: September 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  A British baby who was born with her heart outside her body has been allowed to make visits to her parents’ home after months in a hospital, the BBC...

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

Posted on: September 10th, 2018 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and is being treated at a hospital in Seoul, the Korea...

Duterte to name experts picked to probe Dengvaxia mess: DOH

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —President Rodrigo Duterte has selected three experts to form the Asian panel who will investigate the effects of the controversial vaccine, Dengvaxia. Health Secretary Francisco Duque said...

Entry of infested products poses danger to PH agriculture – Expert

Posted on: September 5th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Weevil-infestation on imported rice from Thailand puts the National Food Authority (NFA) at the center of criticisms in the recent days. There are around 300,000 sacks...

DTI, DA to impose price ceiling for traders, middle men

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) will set a price ceiling for traders and middlemen to regulate price increases....

Congo Ebola outbreak not yet stabilized – WHO chief

Posted on: August 30th, 2018 | No Comments
The number of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on the decline, but it is too soon to say that an outbreak is stabilizing due to difficulties...

China introduces smart technologies to promote elderly care services

Posted on: August 28th, 2018 | No Comments
  China is introducing smart technologies to optimize its home-based elderly care services, with some of the high-tech equipment displayed at the recently-concluded Guangzhou International Elderly Health Life Expo. With China’s medical...

Cholera outbreak kills 186 people in Nigeria

Posted on: August 20th, 2018 | No Comments
    Nigeria is dealing with a cholera outbreak that has infected over 16,000 people, including 186 reported deaths, according to Nigeria’s Center for Disease Control (NCDC). A cholera infection...