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COVID-19 cases increased in many cities, provinces: DOH

Details: 31 minutes ago · August 2, 2021. Half of the cities and provinces across the Philippines have recorded an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. “Kalahati na ng probinsiya natin, highly urbanized cities and independent component cities ay nagpapakita ng pagtaas ng kaso,” said Health Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire.

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DOH: Over 20M COVID-19 vaccines injected in PH

Details: 5 hours ago · “Our defense against COVID-19 and its variants is by following the minimum public health standards and getting vaccinated. In addition, let’s remember to properly wear our masks and face shields, observe physical distancing, wash our hands, and ensure there is ventilation when we are indoors,” the Department of Health said in a Facebook post.

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Details: Latest news information about health protocols. The latest news from the Philippines. Philippines Lifestyle News PLN Media Ltd.

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Entry of Delta variant possibly unavoidable: DOH

Details: According to the Department of Health, the Delta variant of COVID-19, which is now widespread in many countries, does not rule out the possibility of entering the Philippines.. However, the government is doing everything to prepare for it. “Kailangan ang sambayanan ay alam ang posibilidad na maaari at dadating tayo doon sa punto na papasok at papasok itong Delta variant dito sa atin, pero

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DOH urges LGUs to ensure health protocols in evacuation

Details: The Department of Health (DOH) urged the Local Government Units (LGUs) to designate safety officers in evacuation centers to ensure the implementation of minimum health standards to prevent COVID-19 transmission. “Sila po ang magsagawa ng symptoms screening, clinical and exposure assessment of evacuees para madaliang matukoy at ma-isolate ang mga suspect and probable cases,” said Health

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DOH seeks understanding on viral vaccination video

Details: The Makati Health Department admitted that they are understaffed to operate all vaccination sites. Not all medical health care workers can vaccinate. “Ang puwedeng magbakuna, mga doctor, nurse, midwife at mga pharmacists na may lisensiya… kaya limitado lang [ang] puwede magbakuna,” said Dr. Roland Unson of Makati Health Department.

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Remote Jobs You Can Get with a Degree in Public Health

Details: Public Health Research. A Public health researcher looks into matters of public health. They study health trends of the public along with hazards and environmental risks in order to help other health professionals to do their job more effectively. Public health researchers analyze data and lab results, which makes it perfect as a remote job.

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How to apply for PCSO medical assistance online

Details: The hospital or partner health facility will surrender the documents to the Charity Assistance Department for the processing of payment. As per the guidelines, PCSO will accept and process requests from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. only given the curfew hours of the local government units.

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Canada gives 163 million pesos for women and children in

Details: The project, dubbed Enhance Mother, Newborn and Child health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement, also known as “EMBRACE,” is an initiative by the Canadian government to the Philippines. Ambassador Reeder recently visited the area and helped launch the project which received the $4.8 million (Canadian dollars).

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Filipino who died in California mass shooting considered a

Details: Instead of leaving and rescuing himself when he found out that someone was shooting at his workplace in San Jose, California, 42-year-old Filipino-American Paul Megia allegedly chose to stay and tell his colleagues.. Eight people were killed in a shooting in the light-rail yard of commuter trains at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) last week.

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When can an individual be considered fully vaccinated

Details: The Department of Health (DOH) has clarified how an individual who has been injected with complete doses of COVID-19 vaccine can be considered fully vaccinated.. DOH spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire said, just because the doses are done does not mean you get the full benefit of the vaccine right away.

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How to Get a Job Working for the Health Department

Details: In the U.S., the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) serves as the main office that works to protect the health and well-being of all Americans. Generally, the department’s tasks lie in extending effective health and human services to people. Below, we have rounded up everything you need to know about working for the health department.

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3rd dose of Sinovac vaccine possible

Details: Health Secretary Francisco Duque III clarified that the vaccine expert panel has not yet recommended giving a booster shot to Sinovac patients. 3rd dose of Sinovac vaccine possible – study. The FDA said that Sinovac vaccine’s efficacy is from 65.3% to 91.2%. However, it only reached 50.4% among health workers with COVID-19 exposure.

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Funds for hazard pay of health workers from December 2020

Details: Funding has already been provided to the Department of Health (DOH) for special risk allowance (SRA) or hazard pay of health workers caring for COVID-19 patients, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Monday.. DBM Assistant Secretary Kim Robert de Leon said P9.02 billion in funds for the hazard pay of 298,000 health workers nationwide was …

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2 Davao residents injected with different COVID vaccine

Details: The Department of Health (DOH) Region 11 confirmed two individuals were injected with different COVID-19 vaccine brands in their first and second doses in the Davao region.. In a report by Cyril Chaves of GMA Regional TV Cagayan de Oro, it was said that the DOH Davao region has not yet provided details about the area where the incident took place and what brand of vaccines were used.

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Best Apps To Focus On Behavioral Health Philippines

Details: Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not just the absence of any disease. While even a slight irregularity in our physical health causes us to panic, yet we seldom pay attention to our mental health and wellness. However, the trends are changing today as people are showing concern towards overall health.

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Negative COVID-19 results still needed for travel

Details: Tourists will once again have to present negative COVID-19 tests every time they travel, the Department of Health (DOH) clarified on Wednesday. After the IATF announced on Monday, the vaccination card can now be used to get to the destination. But due to the doubts of local governments that were not consulted, the directive went back to normal.

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Group insists benefits for health workers Philippines

Details: The group of health workers reiterated the immediate provision of benefits that have long been provided to them by the government. “Mage-expire na ‘yung ating Bayanihan 2 ngayong katapusan ng June so ang benepisyong ito mula pa noong September hanggang sa December last year na dapat ibigay sa ating mga health workers subalit hanggang ngayon parang naninikluhod pa rin ang mga health …

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Customers to fill out health declaration form before

Details: Department of Tourism (DOT) said customers who wish to dine in are required to fill out health declaration forms as part of the new normal during general community quarantine.. The restaurant also needs to monitor the body temperature of its employees and provide their staff with personal food safety apparel and annual checkups.

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Development of PH's own CDC supported by DOH, IATF

Details: Development of PH’s own CDC supported by DOH, IATF. By. Margret Fermin. -. May 7, 2021. The Senate committee has already discussed bills aimed at establishing the Philippine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the medical reserve corps. At the hearing, the Department of Health (DOH) and IATF made suggestions to further strengthen

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DOH: Around 3.6 million Pinoys suffering from mental

Details: A survey from the Department of Health showed that around 3.6 million Filipinos suffer from mental disorders amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.. DOH National Mental Health Program head Frances Prescila Cuevas said at least 3.6 million Filipinos are suffering from any form of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders.. However, Cuevas said that the number could be …

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DOH reiterates COVID-19 vaccines not for sale

Details: The Department of Health reminded the public that COVID-19 vaccines in the Philippines were not for sale after three people were arrested for selling Sinovac. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire was saddened by the incident. “Bakit kailangan magkaroon ng ganitong pagkakataon na …

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DOH: No COVID-19 surge in Metro Manila Philippines

Details: The Department of Health insisted that there is no COVID-19 surge in Metro Manila despite the increase in COVID-19 cases in the past days. “‘Wag na muna natin gamitin ang surge. Kasi meron ‘yang definition sa epidemiology which is not yet happening right now. Tumataas ang kaso. That we …

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DOH: Decrease in COVID-19 cases every Monday, Tuesday

Details: April 21, 2021. The Department of Health said Wednesday that the decrease in COVID-19 cases every Mondays and Tuesdays is only “artificial” as laboratories do not operate and submit reports over the weekend. According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, laboratories usually disinfect and recalibrate their equipment on Sundays

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FDA releases warning vs. Creations Spa Essentials Pain

Details: Therefore, consumption of such violative product may pose potential danger or injury to health. Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9711, otherwise known as the “Food and Drug Administration Act of 2009”, the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale, offering for sale, distribution, transfer, promotion, advertising or sponsorship of health

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DOH warns against dangers of Taal Volcano's emissions

Details: The Department of Health (DOH) warned the residents near Taal Volcano to wear protective gear against the harmful effects of sulfur dioxide emitted in an eruption.. According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, sulfur dioxide emitted during the Taal Volcano’s short phreatomagmatic bursts yesterday could irritate the eyes, skin, and respiratory system, especially for …

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DOH cautions public in attending holiday activities

Details: DOH-Health Promotion Policy and Technology Unit head Rodely Carza in an online forum, identified the holiday activities considered as “high-risk” for COVID-19 transmission. Carza said one of them is “shopping in crowded markets, tiangges, Christmas bazaars, and shopping malls.”

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Gordon hospitalized due to COVID pneumonia Philippines

Details: According to OCTA Research fellow Fr Nicanor Austriaco, based on projections from Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam, the health care utilization rate in Metro Manila could also reach 100% by August 15. Visit our Facebook page for more news updates.

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Filipinos can be vaccinated anywhere as long as registered

Details: The Department of Health (DOH) has ensured that any Filipino in any part of the country can be vaccinated as long as they register with the local government to avoid ‘walk-ins’ and not cause congestion. “Ibig sabihin, kung ikaw ay nagpunta sa Davao at ikaw ay puwede nang bakunahan, puwede ka bakunahan doon kahit hindi ka taga-Davao,” explained Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario …

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The Philippines Government Isn't Taking Mental Health

Details: Why Is Mental Health Struggling in the Philippines? The Philippines is known for having a fairly high rate of mental health problems. The country is relatively densely populated for its small land mass, with 104.9 million people living in the Philippines as of 2017.

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Polio outbreak in Philippines ends

Details: Margret Fermin. -. June 11, 2021. On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF declared the end of the polio outbreak in the Philippines. The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) officially ended the polio outbreak on June 3, the two organizations said. “The decision came as the virus has not been detected in a child or the

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A5 group maybe vaccinated via COVAX if supplies stabalize

Details: By. Margret Fermin. -. June 14, 2021. The Department of Health said indigent Filipinos part of the A5 priority sector might be vaccinated against COVID-19 through COVAX Facility if there are enough supplies. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the World Health Organization had approved the use of COVAX vaccines on the poor.

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Ban on travelers vaccinated with Sinovac, Sinopharm probed

Details: The Department of Health has asked the Foreign Affairs to confirm reports that some countries ban travelers vaccinated with Sinovac or Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine.. According to social media posts that quoted the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia, travelers who received the said Chinese COVID-19 vaccines would be denied entry.

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Philhealth projects fund deficit by 2024 Philippines

Details: The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said Tuesday it sees to have a fund deficit by 2024 based on the current COVID-19 scenario in the country.. PhilHealth President Ricardo Morales said during a Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Universal Health Care (UHC) that the state insurer projects a P40.7 billion for COVID-19 financing it has to cover.

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List of licensed COVID-19 testing labs in the Philippines

Details: The Department of Health announced Sunday the there are now 108 licensed COVID-19 testing labs in the Philippines after accrediting six more. The DOH daily COVID-19 report said the Philippines now has 81 accredited polymerase chain reaction (PCR) facilities and …

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17 cases of Delta variant detected in PH: DOH

Details: The Department of Health has reported 17 cases of more contagious Delta variants in the Philippines so far. The Delta variant was first detected in India. According to the Philippine Genome Center and the University of the Philippines’ National Institute of Health, the DOH said four more Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases had been added to the

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DOH: Universal Health Care law not affected by PhilHealth

Details: Likewise, the Health Department also supported including mental health expenses under the Universal Health Care law coverage. “We only have one health care worker for 100,000 individuals. We want to change this, and we want to make quality mental health care …

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Slow down on easing lockdown in Metro Manila: DOH

Details: Margret Fermin. -. June 28, 2021. Department of Health (DOH) and treatment czar Dr. Leopoldo Vega wants the government to slow down in lowering the lockdown status of Metro Manila due to the now reported more dangerous and contagious variants of …

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Hospitals in Metro Manila 'overflowing' with patients

Details: However, in the Department of Health’s COVID1-9 case bulletin released on Sunday afternoon, it can be seen that 84 percent of the ICU beds in Metro Manila for COVID-19 are already used. Hospitals in Metro Manila ‘overflowing’ with patients. Ward beds and ventilators are both 63 percent used, and 72 percent in isolation beds.

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Duterte's last SONA focused on fight against communism

Details: President Rodrigo Duterte’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA) focused on various issues on Monday. Duterte reviewed the laws passed under him, such as free education, universal health care, the campaign against illegal drugs, eradicating communism, and more.. Although he promised many more when he took office, his tenure is limited to 6 years.

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Duterte to order DOH to lift mandatory use of face shield

Details: Yesterday, Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega said the public can remove face shields outdoors since COVID-19 transmission risk in open spaces is low. “‘Yung face shields, kakailanganin naman talaga ‘yan ‘pag nasa indoor ka, nasa mall ka, or ‘pag may interaction ka face to face inside,” he said during the Laging Handa briefing.

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WHO, UNICEF issues report on polio outbreak, vaccine in PH

Details: World Health Organization ( WHO) and UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF) issued a report on Tuesday, October 8, about the status of a polio outbreak in the country. It also outlined the Department of Health’s (DOH) action plan in administering the polio vaccine to children. The report said DOH confirmed two polio cases of vaccine-derived

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DOH monitors 12 persons in Eastern Visayas for Wuhan

Details: The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is closely monitoring at least 12 persons in Easter Visayas who had in close contact with the five-year-old boy from Wuhan, China, who could have new coronavirus.The boy arrived at Cebu City on January 12and tested positive for a “non-specific pancoronavirus.”

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Duterte declares public health emergency over COVID-19

Details: Department of Health on Sunday confirmed four new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the country’s total to 10. DOH said the 7th case is a 38-year-old Taiwanese male who has a history of contact with a Taiwanese national who visited the Philippines and tested positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan.

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Hontiveros: DOH budget for 2021'anemic' Philippines

Details: Senator Risa Hontiveros described the Department of Health’s or DOH budget for 2021 as “anemic” as the agency falls behind the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Department of the Interior and Local Government and other two agencies. “Tinitipid po ba natin ang ating health sector sa tulong at suporta?” the senator asked.

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DTI, DA, traders oppose new lockdown vs. Delta variant

Details: Hidilyn Diaz: Taking care of mental health key to success. News Margret Fermin-July 30, 2021. 12-year-old allegedly raped by man she met in chat. News Margret Fermin-July 30, 2021. Alleged NPAs burn 10 heavy equipment in Northern Samar. News Margret Fermin-July 30, 2021. ABOUT US.

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Some Philhealth benefits may be suspended amid COVID-19

Details: It is feared that some Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) services and benefits packages will be halted for the next four days due to deficiencies in the agency’s response to coronavirus disease pandemic.Philhealth said it happened since many businesses shut down because of the virus, which has stopped the collection of premiums.

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Experts: Attention span of children even shorter during

Details: A mental health expert said Monday the attention span of children would be even shorter during online learning, which would be part of the new normal in education amid the COVID-19 crisis.. Mindful Self-Compassion (under Singapore Management University) teacher Tucci Reyes kindergarten to middle school students could get easily distracted with the absence of face-to-face classes.

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Schools in Manila suspends classes amid coronavirus scare

Details: The Manila Health Department clarified in a statement that the Chinese man in Binondo, Manila, who admitted to a hospital, has community-acquired pneumonia and not 2019 novel coronavirus, Monday, January 27. The Chinese national works at a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator company.

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