• Quezon City mayor orders tests on public swimming pools

    To ensure the safety of the public wanting to cool down by swimming, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the city's Health Department to conduct water sampling analysis tests on all public and private swimming facilities to check on their quality and avert potential health hazards.

  • Quezon City joins ‘Type ng Bayan’ blood-typing programme

    The Quezon City health department is launching on May 7 the "Type ng Bayan" project which has a two-fold aim - support the national blood donation campaign and build a blood typing database for the city.

  • Filipino doctor provides free surgery for indigent countrymen - Part 1
    Dr Juan “Jim” Sanchez, among the top plastic surgeons in the Philippines, renders free surgical service to indigent Filipinos through his transportable operating room.
  • Prostitution major HIV contributor in PH
    The HIV/AIDS Registry of the Philippines reported that 92 percent of the reported cases in February 2017 were due to prostitution.
  • PH: OFWs warned of fake PhilHealth receipts

    Overseas Filipino workers have been warned by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) about fake PhilHealth official receipts (POR) supposedly being issued by recruitment agencies.

  • DOH conducts HIV/AIDS awareness drive in popular tourist spot

    A five-day HIV screening and awareness drive was conducted in Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro by the Department of Health-MIMAROPA regional office over the Holy Week, a project that was positively received by the community.

  • PH: DOH cautions against cooking oil overuse

    The Department of Health has warned the public against frequent re-use of cooking oil, and to particularly avoid those that have already turned dark due to numerous re-use, for health reasons.

  • Another community doctor gunned down in southern Philippines

    A man pretending to be a patient shot dead another Doctor to the Barrio volunteer in Cotabato less than two months after a gunman killed the municipal health officer of a town in Lanao del Norte, also in Mindanao.

  • Quezon City: UNICEF’s urban model for maternal-infant care programme

    United Nation’s Children Population Fund (UNICEF) named Quezon City as the urban model for its First 1,000 Days programme implementation.

  • Last phase of mass dengue vaccination drive on
    The final phase of the mass dengue vaccination drive in three regions where the disease is most prevalent commences in a few weeks.