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    DOH and JICA Establish Special Program for Drug Dependents

    The Department of Health (DOH) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a 1.85 billion yen (Php 826 million) Memorandum of Agreement on April 03, 2017 to provide for the drug rehabilitation needs of drug dependents, their families and communities nationwide. This partnership is in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for a drug-free […]

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    Tobacco Tax Fraud Deprives the Poor of Vital Health Services

    The top leadership of the Department of Health and the Department of Finance lamented today the loss of potential funding for government health services to benefit the poor as a result of the non-payment of excise tax on tobacco products by Filipino cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corporation, the oldest tobacco firm in the country. The company […]

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    FDA Renews ISO Accreditation

    “The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has passed with flying colors the recent Surveilance and Follow-up Audit for  conformity to ISO:9001 (2008) by ISO accrediting body TUV Rheinland,” FDA Director General Nela Charade G. Puno said. TUV Rheinland recently conducted a 3-day surveillance and follow-up audit of FDA Centers and Offices in Muntinlupa, Alabang and its Offices in the National Capital Region, Region V […]

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    Comprehensive Sexuality Education Neutralizes Burgeoning Early Childbearing Situation

    Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can keep the risk of unintended pregnancy among Filipino adolescents from accelerating beyond imagination, according to the Commission on Population (POPCOM). It can also impact on the education, economic conditions, and the future of young Filipino women and their families. Teen pregnancy among young people aged 15 to 19 years old […]

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    ​FDA Issues Cease and Desist Order vs Sanofi

    The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Summons with Cease and Desist Order against pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur Inc. for airing television and radio advertisements of its dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia.  The airing of the advertisement is in violation of Administrative Order No. 65 s. 1989, prohibiting advertisement in any form of prescription or ethical drug. The FDA’s […]

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    PhilHealth Regional Office V Receives Galing Pook Award

    Legazpi City— PhilHealth Regional Office V, through Regional Vice President Orlando D. Iñigo, Jr., Acting Field Operations Division Chief Marcia Natalia V. Simsiman, and Local Health Insurance Office Chief Darlene L. Nuyles, received the Galing Pook Award from the Provincial Government of Albay, for the services rendered as member of the Team Albay Countryside Development […]

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    A Critical Checkpoint in Universal Health Care

    The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) was established to ensure that all Filipinos have comprehensive health insurance coverage should they need medical attention for what ails them, an article of faith that PhilHealth lives by in its everyday existence. Recently, a joint Assessment and Evaluation of the Point of CARE (POC) Enrollment Program was undertaken […]

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    PH MARKS ITS COMMITMENT TO END NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES BY 2030

    The Department of Health (DOH) spearheads the 5th Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Forum in Cebu City with the theme: “Evidence Based Technologies to Accelerate the Gains of NTD Elimination, A New Hope”. The forum affirms that through the newly established Philippine Health Agenda, shared vision, process of national and local interface and public-private partnership, addressing […]

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    10 Ways to protect your Kidneys

    Irene Tria | Vigorbuddy The Department of Health (DOH) reported that one person dies every hour from kidney failure. More than 7,000 cases of kidney failure in the country are recorded every year. This means kidney failure is the ninth leading cause of death among Filipinos. According to Dr. Aileen Riego-Javier, NKTI executive director, said […]

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