Novel Corona Virus (nCoV) Now In Philippines, DOH Confirms

The Department of Health confirmed on Thursday, January 30, 2020, the first case of the 2019 Novel Corona Virus (nCoV) in the Philippines. ...

RN Heals nurses regularization, P16K monthly salary eyed

Nurses under the RN Heals program could get a monthly salary of P16,000 each if the health department’s plan to absorb them pushes through. ...

DOH ASec Eric Tayag dances 'Gangnam Style' vs. paputok

Department of Health’s Dr. Eric Tayag once again showed his dance moves, this time against firecrackers. The hardworking health assistant se...

RN HEALS application forms now available for download

The Department of Health announced earlier that it will deploy 22,500 nurses and more than 4,000 midwives in DOH accredited hospitals accros...

DOH goes Code White alert for Undas

The Department of Health has placed its retained hospitals under Code White alert in anticipation of the influx of people to cemeteries and ...

OFWs in Middle East warned of Sars-like Coronavirus

Authorities have issued an advisory to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia and Qatar to be alerted against a SARS-like Coronavi...

DOH deploys health teams to stave off disease outbreaks

Health secretary Enrique Ona ordered Friday the deployment of health teams to all flood-affected areas in the National Capital Region (NCR),...

Gloria Arroyo Is “Recuperating Well” Says DOH Secretary

Pampanga representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo “has lost some weight but she is recuperating well,” Secretary Enrique Ona of the Department...

From DOH, LWUA Now Under DPWH

President Benigno Aquino III has issued Executive Order No. 62 transferring the supervision of the Local Water Utilities Administration from...

DOH terminates nurse volunteer programs

The Department of Health has issued DoH Memo No. 2011-023B dated August 22, 2011 “terminating nurse volunteer programs” and “similar or rela...

Tawa-tawa seems to help rehydrate Dengue patients — DOH

Secretary Enrique Ona of the Department of Health said at a forum last Friday that Tawa-tawa (Euphorbia Hirta) “appears” to have “some effec...

Dengue: How To Prevent (Videos)

The Department of Health (DOH) has pushed the Dengue alarm button. According to reports, there are at least 9,000 victims in Metro Manila (N...

Whitening Products Banned in Philippines by FDA

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration has banned 23 cosmetic whitening products found to contain mercury exceeding legal limits. Thro...

Erik Spoelstra, PHL gov't officials promote healthy lifestyle to youth

Filipino-American Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra together with government officials headed by Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Manila mayor...

Scarlet Fever Characteristics, Symptoms, Treatment

Hong Kong has alread declared a Scarlet Fever outbreak after two children died and cases have reached 459. China and Macau have also reporte...

DOH AO 2008-0029 MNCHN (Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Nutrition) Strategy

Here's a downloadable copy of Administrative Order (AO) No. 2008-0029 formulating and implementing the Maternal, Neonatal and Child Heal...

‘Superbug’ feared to enter Philippines

A new kind of bacteria named ‘Superbug Klebsiella pneumoniae’ or CRKP, has been found in a number of Los Angeles County hospitals and nursin...

DOH offers 10,000 nursing jobs in poor communities

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday has launched the `Registered Nurses for Health Enhancement And Local Service´ (RN HEALS), a proj...

DOH recorded 546 injuries due to fireworks, up 7% from last year

This is the latest report for the`Kampanya Kontra Paputok´ program launched by the Department of Health on December 28 last year. As of Janu...

List of Banned, Allowed Firecrackers

In order to promote the prevention of firecracker injuries nationwide in time for the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the Department of...