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A moment of silence for our public health workers

Health Philippines
If you or anyone you know works in public health, just know I’m praying for you. The Department of Health has confirmed that there are measles outbreaks in ...
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POPCOM renaming receives support from NEDA and DOH

Philippines
Executive Order 71, which seeks to rename the Commission on Population (POPCOM) to the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on December ...
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Scholarship for Med Students to Address Doctor Shortage

House Bill 6571 mandates the establishment of a medical scholarship and return service program to address the shortage of doctors in the country.
Health Philippines
Scholarship Grants to Offset Shortage The House of Representatives, through viva voce voting, recently approved on second reading House Bill 6571 which seeks to establish a medical scholarship ...
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Marinduque opens toxin-absorbing bamboo nursery

Dr. Merian Catajay-Mani leads the opening ceremony for a Beema bamboo nursery at the Marinduque State College (MSC) here Tuesday to propagate this type of bamboo tree that would help absorb toxic substances left by the Marcopper mining disaster in Marinduque province back in 1996.
Health Philippines
BOAC, Marinduque – A Beema bamboo nursery was opened at the Marinduque State College (MSC) to propagate this type of bamboo tree that would help absorb toxic substances ...
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Pangasinan hospitals to get P67.8-M facilities from DOH

News Philippines
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Governor Amado Espino III is set to sign next week a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Health (DOH) on the grant of Php67.8 ...
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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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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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