Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says her department will not discriminate against any sector in the performance of its duty, 'whether the patients be on the government side or otherwise'
The Philippine government needs to fix and enforce road safety laws to help save lives
The plans to cut Medicaid – which funds health care for low-income and disabled people – come as lawmakers from his Republican Party are battling to repeal and replace Obamacare, in which Medicare plays an important role
Taiwan does not receive an invitation to the World Health Assembly in Geneva for the first time in 8 years
Ulysses Dorotheo of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance notes, however, that Executive Order 26 is 'not as strong as the Davao ordinance'
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they will include e-cigarettes 'when we have more information and recommendation' from the World Health Organization
Of the 20 countries heading up the list, all but Australia and Japan are in western Europe, where virtually every nation boasts some form of universal health coverage
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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
The Sandiganbayan allows the detained former senator to undergo X-ray and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of his right shoulder
Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial says she is 'positive' she would be confirmed by the powerful Commission on Appointments
At a forum that seeks to unite women, Sr Mary John Mananzan hits critics of the reproductive health law – including bishops
The life insurance company continued its business expansion and strong financial growth from last year up to Q1 2017
The life insurance company's 'Set for Health' plan provides a comprehensive coverage for critical illnesses to help Filipinos live their life to the fullest
The former senator, who remains detained at Camp Crame, wants to go to the hospital for 'extreme pain' in his right shoulder
The rise in the number of cases is due to more people who are now aware of the disease and voluntarily visiting HIV clinics to be tested, says Health Regional Director Eduardo Janairo
Professional boxers will now have expanded medical care while promoters and managers will see their yearly expenses slashed
(UPDATED) Ana Santos receives the Hildegarde 'People’s Choice Award in the Field of Print Journalism' for her articles that seek to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS and reproductive health
'It is my fervent hope... that today's members of Congress, regardless of party, are willing to look at the facts and speak the truth even when it contradicts party positions'
Here are 5 issues the Asian Development Bank is prioritizing, as it crafts its long-term strategy for 2030.
Antoinette Taus, Jerika Ejercito, and Kylie Verzosa share about their struggles with mental health
More than 25 million people still lack health insurance
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The World Health Organization says as of Wednesday the number of patients has risen to 28, with the sickness still unexplained although Ebola and Lassa fever have been ruled out
Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty arrived in India on a specially-modified Airbus plane in February and has now shed an astonishing 323 kilograms in 3 months
(UPDATED) House Speaker Paul Ryan: 'A lot of us have been waiting 7 years to cast this vote' to kill off Obamacare
'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 US House will vote on dismantling Barack Obama's signature health reforms
The Queensland Mental Health Court found an Australian mother who killed 7 of her children and a niece could not be held criminally responsible as she had suffered a psychotic episode from an undiagnosed mental condition
Experts say a culture of silence and scandal around sex could be driving more than a quarter of a million women a year to seek out clandestine and often unsafe abortions
The measure seeks to integrate mental health services into the national health system to make them more affordable and accessible
The legislation also allows use of marijuana for scientific research. The bill will now go to President Enrique Peña Nieto for his signature.
'I just hated the way I looked. I felt I could do so much more,' he says. Watch his story here.
While this annual rate is already staggering, the United Nations agency says the problem of occupational hazard may be worse, raising the possibility of underreporting
What women need to do as birth control pills and other hormonal contraception options disappear from drug stores
The vaccine, also known as Mosquirix, is developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative. The large-scale three-country pilot will test it on children aged 5 to 17 months.
Antique Provincial Health Officer Dr Rick Noel Naciongaya reminds athletes to regularly hydrate to beat the extreme heat
US President Donald Trump has suddenly heaped pressure on congressional Republican leadership by saying he expects a vote on a revived version of the bill 'next week or shortly thereafter'
The new rules would limit monthly overtime and levy penalties on firms that don't comply, but critics say it does not do enough to tackle the problem
The unlikely pair chat online in the video posted on Facebook and urge people to break the stigma surrounding mental health
Dr Shahid Sinolinding, the younger brother of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Health Secretary Kadil Sinolinding Jr, was killed inside his clinic at 11 am Tuesday
'The ability to passively capture health data is critical to the success of continuous care platforms and clinical research,' said the Google sister company
Speaking to The Telegraph newspaper, the 32-year-old prince says he had spent years trying to ignore his emotions following Diana's death in 1997 when he was just 12
Emma Morano, born on November 29 1899, died at her home in Verbania, in northern Italy, Italian media report
Its legalization and regulation would follow in 2018, in time for Canada's national day on July 1