Duque open to PhilHealth’s privatization

Duque open to PhilHealth’s privatization

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said that he is open to the proposal to privatize the beleaguered Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) as a solution to finally stop...
DoH: Polio back in PH after 19 years

DoH: Polio back in PH after 19 years

The Department of Health (DoH) on Thursday announced that the polio virus was back in the Philippines, 19 years after the country was declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2000.Polio, an infectious disease that spreads rapidly, can cause...
Leyte declares state of calamity due to dengue

Leyte declares state of calamity due to dengue

Leyte is the latest province to declare a state of calamity due to dengue after claiming the lives of six children and hospitalizing 1,747 since the start of the year.Deaths have been recorded in Babatngon, Baybay City, Burauen, Mahaplag, and Merida.The top five areas...
Three provinces under state of calamity due to dengue

Three provinces under state of calamity due to dengue

By: Jojo Mangahis South Cotabato, Zamboanga Sibugay and Cavite provinces were declared under the state of calamity after reported cases of dengue from January 1 to July 13, 2019 reached alarming proportions.In South Cotabato, three municipalities, namely Surallah,...