GSK pioneers World Bph Day

HEALTHCARE firm GlaxoSmithKline Philippines (GSK) pioneered the World BPH Day on June 25, 2018 through the “FUN to be WISE on BPH” advocacy in order raise awareness about the disease and help improve the quality of life of Filipino men. According to the Harvard Medical School, most men eventually develop some type of prostate problem, including BPH3. Patients affected […]

USAID and DOH launch national project to strengthen PHL health workers

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched a five-year, PhP 750 million ($15 million), nationwide Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) project to help the Department of Health (DOH) strengthen the workforce skills to better respond to the country’s health needs. The theme of the launch event was “Investing in Health […]

NeoLife re-launch on May 12

AFTER serving 2,000 Ilonggos to stay healthy and well for five years, NeoLife Iloilo will reintroduce and celebrate its glorious five years of serving the Ilonggo community on May 12, 2018. Along this line, the pioneer international cellular nutrition company based in California, USA will target more health advocates in Western Visayas and the Philippines. […]

USAID, DOH celebrate accomplishments of partnership for tuberculosis control

THE United States and Philippine governments today celebrated progress in combating tuberculosis (TB) at a completion ceremony for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) five-year, Php1.5 billion tuberculosis project, Innovations and Multi-Sectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of Tuberculosis (IMPACT). “Infectious diseases like TB can take a terrible toll on individuals, families, and communities,” explained […]

Two island-barangays eye rabies-free tag

TWO ISLAND-barangays in the municipality of Concepcion in northern Iloilo seek to be declared as “rabies-free” zones, according to the Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) on Rabies Prevention and Control in Western Visayas. Caroline Tumabotabo, Department of Health (DOH)-6 Rabies Prevention and Control Program Coordinator, said that the island-barangays of Malangabang and Salvacion in Concepcion, […]

DOH-6: Maintain balanced diet during the holidays

By: Leonard T. Pineda I Amid the numerous Yuletide parties, the Department of Health (DOH)-6 encouraged the public to maintain a healthy and balanced diet during the holidays. Dr. Elvie Villalobos, DOH-6 Cluster Head of Infectious Disease and Environmental and Occupational Health, said people can still enjoy food during the holiday season but they just need […]