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DOH warns public vs. dehydration, tetanus during Holy Week

Health
By Ma. Teresa Montemayor, PNA MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded the public against dehydration amid rising temperatures and tetanus during the Holy Week when some ...
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Medical, recreational ‘house’ eyed for senior citizens in Calabarzon

Family Philippines
By Saul Pa-a, PNA SAN MATEO, Rizal — The Department of Health (DOH) has proposed several programs, including the establishment of a senior citizens’ “house” in every municipality where ...
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Abella to anti-RPRH groups: Keep an open mind

News
DAVAO CITY, January 15, 2017 — Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella has asked groups opposing the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law to “keep an open mind” about ...
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One Filipino infected with HIV every hour

Feature
At least one Filipino is infected with HIV every hour. This is based on a report by the Department of Health (DOH)’s Epidemiology Bureau Report, which said there ...
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Duterte inaugurates Mega Rehab Center in Nueva Ecija

News
DAVAO CITY, December 1, 2016 — President Rodrigo Duterte inaugurated the 10,000-capacity mega rehabilitation center inside Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija in ceremonies held Tuesday. Duterte said the ...
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40 seconds of hope against suicide

Feature
Every 40 seconds, a person dies by suicide somewhere in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the death toll is a staggering 800,000 per year; ...
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First ‘mega drug rehab center’ to open in November

News
OCTOBER 4, 2016 — The Department of Health (DOH) today said its first “Mega DATRC (Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center)” will be operational by the first week ...
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Dengue season is here. Here’s what you need to know

News
The Department of Health (DOH)’s Epidemiology Bureau has said the number of dengue cases in the country during the first 5 1/2 months of 2016 months have risen 41 percent ...
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