KENNETH HARE HERNANDEZ

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The Department of Health (DoH) on Wednesday said laboratory test results released by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) showed that the two suspect cases of farmers in San Luis, Pampanga, with flu-like symptoms turned out as negative. DoH Assistant Secretary Enrique Tayag said they have been informed of…

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The Department of Health (DoH) reported a considerable decrease of dengue fever cases in the first half of 2017 from January 1 to July 1. Only 43,770 cases nationwide have been recorded from January 1 to July 1, a 36.8 percent increases from last year’s 69,297 cases. Among the 43,770…

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The Department of Health (DoH) reported a considerable decrease of dengue fever cases in the first half of 2017 in which only 43,770 nationwide have been tallied from January 1 to July 1. This is 36.8 percent lower than the 69, 297 recorded in the same period in 2016. Among the…

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Former Department of Health (DoH) secretaries, along with physicians, health organizations and civil society groups, have united to support the inclusion of higher cigarette tax being pushed in the Senate to combat tobacco use and malnutrition. In a news briefing on Tuesday, petitions were signed to urge senators and President…

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CASES of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the country more than doubled in the past six years, making the Philippines one of eight countries in the Asia-Pacific region where the virus continues to rampage, a report from UNAIDS said. The report said HIV infections in the country increased from 4,300…

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold the first round of summary hearings in August to finalize the certification and re-certification of disputed contraceptive products under their amended rules. FDA’s change in their screening process was made for the first time due to the Supreme Court (SC) decision on…

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Newly-reported cases of Filipinos carrying human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reached more than a thousand in May, according to the HIV and AIDS Registry of the Philippines (HARP) report. Figures from the HARP report revealed that 1,098 people were found to be carrying the virus last May. “This is the highest…

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The nationwide smoking ban, as mandated by Executive Order (EO) No. 26 will be in effect starting today, July 23. Under EO 26, smoking in public places such as schools, workplaces, sidewalks and public vehicles is prohibited. The sale of tobacco to minors is also banned. The EO also requires…

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Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial on Wednesday said the nationwide smoking ban, as mandated by Executive Order (EO) 26, will still be enforced starting July 23 even in the absence of its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). Ubial added that there is still no IRR as “it is still being vetted…

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Health professionals led by the Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) on Monday went to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) office in Sampaloc, Manila, to protest the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Law. The protesters argued that the CPD Law is “basically a commercialization and bastardization of the essence of continuing professional…

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