W. Visayas strengthens prep vs. 2019nCoV

The Center for Health Development (CHD) of the Department of Health (DOH) in Western Visayas continues to strengthen its preparations against the novel coronavirus (2019nCoV).

Dr. Ma. Sophia Pulmones, chief of the Local Health Support Division of CHD 6, said the code white alert has …

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GenSan airport on alert vs. coronavirus

The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) said it has started monitoring passengers arriving at the city international airport in the wake of the ongoing alert against the deadly novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Dr. Aristides Tan, DOH-12 director, said they have assigned personnel from …

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Affordable liver transplant soon in PH

Filipinos with liver failure find a glimmer of hope after President Rodrigo R. Duterte vowed to capacitate the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) so that patients need not go abroad for liver transplant.

Subukan natin dito. Ako, naniniwala ako. Hindi ako nambabarat�may pera at …

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PBA to donate to Taal eruption victims

The Philippine Basketball Association will hand out donations to victims of the Taal Volcano eruption in the province of Batangas.

Commissioner Willie Marcial, a native of Batangas City, said the league would give PHP1 million and 500 pairs of slippers to the Batangas provincial government, …

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ICC has no right to pursue probe vs. Duterte: Palace

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has no authority to continue its preliminary examination on President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-narcotics campaign after lawyer Jude Sabio dropped the communication he filed before the international tribunal, MalacaAang insisted Thursday.

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the remarks following reports that …

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3 drug suspects nabbed in Zamboanga

Two high-value targets ((HVTs) and another drug personality were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in this southern port city, a police official said Tuesday.

Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the arrested HVTs as Rodman Reyes, 20, and Jover Faustino, 27, …

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3 drug suspects nabbed in Zamboanga

Two high-value targets ((HVTs) and another drug personality were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in this southern port city, a police official said Tuesday.

Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, identified the arrested HVTs as Rodman Reyes, 20, and Jover Faustino, 27, …

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DOH steps up Taal eruption response

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Tuesday said the department has augmented the resources of its regional offices in response to the recent Taal Volcano eruption.

We have sent drugs, medicines such as eye drops and asthma medication, medical supplies including N95 and surgical face …

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