85% of the new HIV infections among Filipinos are hitting 15 to 24-year-old males having sex with males
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the government is eyeing to turn Marawi into an 'ideal health system,' with one health station built in every barangay
President Rodrigo Duterte puts some people and institutions on the spot in his SONA 2017
The DOH and WFP showcase ready-to-use supplementary food as well as various measuring devices that would determine if a child is suffering from malnutrition
Individuals and establishments caught violating President Rodrigo Duterte's executive order will face fines or imprisonment
'Kung hindi ninyo palitan 'yang procedure, kayo ang palitan ko,' President Rodrigo Duterte says he told Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
Social Welfare Secretary Taguiwalo, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, and Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano have been bypassed twice by the Commission on Appointments
'No matter what the outcome of his investigation [for bribery] is, we will forever be grateful to him!' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, as tycoon Huang Rulun faces a probe in China
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the implementing rules and regulations of the executive order need to go through one last round of vetting among stakeholders
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, whose confirmation is being opposed, has been caught giving contradicting statements on major health issues
Several media organizations reported on Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial's statement that she claimed she never said
(UPDATED) Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they are able to monitor only the 20,000 in evacuation centers, while there are 180,000 other displaced residents
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they will work to reopen the Amai Pakpak Medical Center, Marawi's lone tertiary hospital
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial also reveals her department's plan to bring to the Philippines a technology that will detect ambient nicotine present indoors
(UPDATED) The health secretary echoed the Supreme Court's explanation that the TRO would be deemed lifted if the 'questioned drugs and devices are found not abortifacient'
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial is one of the 6 from the Western Pacific Region who received the 2017 World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award
Local governments are 'encouraged' to pass their own local ordinances that will implement Executive Order 26 and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Through the national hotline, smokers can get advice on how to start quitting, and information about facilities that can provide services for quitting
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says the briefing will be open to the public unless the officials request for a closed-door session
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says health workers face an 'unprecedented challenge,' but the agencies working on reproductive health 'will not falter'
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they will include e-cigarettes 'when we have more information and recommendation' from the World Health Organization
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(UPDATED) Executive Order 26 sets strict guidelines on designated smoking areas and bans them altogether in schools, including universities, and recreational facilities for minors
'We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
The President renews the ad interim appointment of secretaries Lopez for the environment, Taguiwalo for social welfare, Mariano for agrarian reform, and Ubial for health
(UPDATED) Hildegardes Dineros says he considers himself 'on hold-over status and awaiting further orders and instructions from the Office of the President'
The change in leadership comes amid a supposed rift between Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial and former interim president and CEO Hildegardes Dineros
'What we noticed is that if we are going to concentrate big rehabilitation centers in one region, there would be some difficulties,' says Interior Undersecretary John Castriciones
'That, I think, is a society that will harbor increasing rates of depression – 'yung dinededma natin 'yung ating mga kasama,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial on World Health Day
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Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to reappoint the 4 Cabinet members to their respective posts
'This really has to stop, kailangang matiyak ng [local government unit] 'yung security ng health worker nila,' says Irene Fariñas of the Doctors to the Barrios Foundation
(UPDATED) Two cabinet officials say the President is set to sign the EO soon. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo says there will be revisions to the DOH draft EO.
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial's directive comes after the death of former volunteer doctor and municipal health officer Dreyfuss Perlas
(UPDATED) The health department calls on local government units to help improve the working conditions of health workers and ensure their security and benefits
(UPDATED) It is a show of force to support President Rodrigo Duterte. It also coincides with the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says health centers are tasked with condom distribution
'It's insensitive to dismiss the sentiment of a conservative culture just because they failed to implement effective health programs,' says Senator Vicente Sotto III
'We will allow the use of QC public health facilities, but not QC public schools,' says Quezon City mayor Herbert bautista
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Priority programs will also include the annual check-up for the poorest Filipinos, and improving the country's service delivery network
(UPDATED) Human Rights Watch says the budget cut in January 2016 'threatened to roll back hard-fought gains in maternal health and reductions in infant mortality over the past decade'
'I'm really not sure why it's taking a lot of time, but I think it's been through legal review and also the complete staff work by the presidential staff,' says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says most of the members of the Duterte Cabinet support unitary taxation on cigarettes
Local government units play an important role in the admission of drug surrenders to existing treatment and rehabilitation centers
Rappler sits down with Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial to talk about the past 6 months, and the administration’s health agenda for 2017
(UPDATED) Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial and DOH Bureau of Local Health Development Director Eric Tayag confirm the news
Police say the suspect reportedly missed his target and hit Emilene Villanueva instead