Palace wants sex education in PH improved

Palace wants sex education in PH improved

Commission on Population and Development Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III on Thursday noted that as of 2018, pregnancies among children aged 10 to 14 reached 2,200. The number was double the 1,000 recorded in 2007.

IATF authorizes pilot study on use of rapid tests on cross-border travelers

In Resolution No. 72, the IATF backed the recommendation of a Department of Health-led technical advisory group to “commence pilot studies on the use of Rapid Antigen Testing (Ag-RDTs) for border screening and serial testing in high-risk to low-risk interzonal travel considering cross-border differences in quarantine status and prevalence level of transmission.”

Duterte mulls privatization, wants PhilHealth cleaned up by December

“The president wants to clean up PhilHealth, and that is why the deadline was given to Attorney Gierran, to enable him to clean up the organization. File all the cases that need to be filed, suspend, terminate, whatever you need to do in order to cleanse the ranks of PhilHealth,” Roque said.

DOH plans to close cemeteries across the country on Undas

DOH plans to close cemeteries across the country on Undas

After Metro Manila mayors decided to close cemeteries in their jurisdiction during the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November 1 and 2 to prevent the mass gathering of people, the Department of Health (DOH) is considering expanding the initiative to the whole country. 

NTC takes back TV, radio frequencies from ABS-CBN

NTC takes back TV, radio frequencies from ABS-CBN

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Thursday formally recalled the radio and television frequencies assigned to ABS-CBN, after the broadcasting giant failed to get a renewed legislative franchise.