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Ahead of SONA 2016, sectors weigh in on Duterte's promises

Jul 24, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Rappler looks back on Duterte s campaign promises about education health and environment What do experts advocates and members of civil society think about them?

PH begins school-based dengue immunization

Apr 04, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Critics however slam the health department for its unusual decision to provide the dengue vaccine to millions of Filipino children just a few months after getting regulatory approval

SCHOOL-BASED IMMUNIZATION. A student from Parang Elementary School gets a shot of Dengvaxia, the world's first-ever dengue vaccine. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

How’s your heart this Christmas?

Dec 16, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Doctors’ group warns: More people suffer heart attack stroke at Christmastime – and they are more likely to die at this time than at any other time of the year

Pneumonia fraud this time: PhilHealth stops paying 2 hospitals

Aug 04, 2015 - 6:16 PM

At least two hospitals are involved in upscaling simple cough or sore throats cases into pneumonia cases to claim higher benefit payments from PhilHealth

Discrimination 'still rampant’ vs Filipinos with Hepatitis B

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:45 AM

Aside from dealing with the disease itself Filipinos with Hepatitis B also suffer from discrimination at the workplace or at home

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Doctors slam 'poorly designed’ study on anti-dengue drug

Dec 16, 2014 - 6:56 PM

It is our obligation to stop the expanded use of scientifically unproven treatments say the Philippine College of Physicians and the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

PH doctors say no to medical marijuana bill

Oct 16, 2014 - 2:22 PM

Medical groups oppose House Bill 4477 which they say is contrary to the policy of the state to safeguard the well being of its citizenry

DOCTORS SAY NO. Medical doctors led by Philippine Medical Association (PMA) president Dra. Minerva Calimag show the signed joint statement of the medical community opposing the proposed House Bill 4477 or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Bill, which allows the use of medicinal marijuana in the country. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH not sending health workers to Ebola zone

Oct 16, 2014 - 11:58 AM

UPDATED Health spokesperson Lyndon Lee Suy says the country will for now focus on preparing against the virus

GLOBAL CALLS FOR HELP. A Liberian ambulance team transport the 70-year old Francis Konneh, a suspected Ebola patient from the township of West point in Monrovia, Liberia, 15 October 2014. Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

PH doctors want task force on medical marijuana

Oct 02, 2014 - 9:02 AM

Various medical groups say that regulation of medical marijuana should be left to the Food and Drug Administration

Health advocates hail shutdown of Mighty cigarette warehouse

Feb 03, 2014 - 2:53 PM

Mighty has been accused of lowering the prices of its cigarettes through technical smuggling

MIGHTY WAREHOUSE SHUTDOWN. Filipino-owned Mighty Tobacco sells its cigarettes for P1 per stick.

Health chief flip-flops on support for stem cell treatment

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM

DOH Secretary Enrique Ona in a speech encourages stem cell procedures that don t have therapeutic guarantees but says his stand on the matter is not final

Aquino set to visit Davao despite Mindanao violence

Aug 07, 2013 - 9:21 PM

President Benigno Aquino III is set to travel to Davao City on August 8 despite a recent series of bombings in Mindanao

CRIME SCENE. Outside Kyla's Bistro at an arcade in Cagayan de Oro City, right after the explosion. Photo EPA/Bobby Lagsa

'Suspend deceptive stem cell transplant doctors'

Jul 31, 2013 - 12:00 AM

A physicians group calls for the suspension of the license to practice of deceptive stem cell transplant doctors

CDO blast toll rises to 8

Jul 29, 2013 - 7:54 AM

UPDATED Reynaldo Dalupan died Sunday night while Dr Marciano Agustin died Monday morning according to an officer of the Philippine College of Physicians

CRIME SCENE. Outside Kyla's Bistro at an arcade in Cagayan de Oro City, right after the explosion. Photo EPA/Bobby Lagsa

On world cancer day: Docs target top killer diseases

Feb 04, 2012 - 3:13 PM

A group of doctors are targeting the country s leading killers: cancer diabetes heart disease

CAMPAIGN. The fight to stop non-communicable diseases has begun.