Health chief Francisco Duque III bases his assessment on the increased number of rehabilitation centers and drug users treated under the Duterte administration
Food packs, sleeping kits, and medicines are provided to some 14,082 displaced families in evacuation centers
State auditors cast doubt on the validity of the DOH's P8.1 billion project as it failed it comply with government procurement laws
The LHIVE FREE Redvocates will search for 3 spokespersons – a man, a woman, and a transwoman – to help the Department of Health spread public awareness on HIV/AIDS
Teams conduct check-ups to build health profiles of the 171,300 students given the dengue vaccine in the region.
The physical checkups will be used to build a database of patients' health profiles, which will help determine, based on evidence, what intervention they need
Health experts urge the government to develop a plan to improve air quality as about 45.3 of 100,000 Filipinos die due to air pollution
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says implementation of the proposed universal health care law would have to be done by closely working with local government units
Ordered by a judge to reunite all children under the age of 5 with their families by July 10, officials say 4 have already rejoined their parents and another 34 reunifications will take place through the day
(UPDATED) Cases in several Metro Manila cities now breach the average number in the last 5 years
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Commission on Audit fraud report on the project will provide the 'documentary evidence that can give us the full truthful story'
But former health secretary Janette Garin denies the allegation, saying the government has continuously funded the nationwide Barangay Health Stations project
A JBros Construction Corporation executive tells a Senate panel that a barangay health station the company built in a public elementary school in Lipa, Batangas, was demolished to give way to a gym
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the project's problems can be traced to 'very defective' planning by former health chief Janette Garin and her team
Former health chief Janette Garin and Heath Undersecretary Roger Tong-an say the final source of funds for the project came from the health department’s miscellaneous personnel benefits fund
Senators Joseph Victor Ejercito and Sherwin Gatchalian say not spending the Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund for unfilled positions is a questionable practice
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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the Department of Health focused on hands-only CPR training for this year's National Disaster Resilience Month as people can easily learn it to save lives
Nationwide, the DOH also recorded a 41% increase, with 1,040 leptospirosis cases recorded as of June 16, 2018
The Department of Health records 1,030 leptospirosis cases nationwide from January to June 9 this year
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the P8.1 billion project did not have validated sites before it started construction in 2016. So far, this has cost the Deparment of Health P1.2 billion.
Former president Benigno Aquino III, ex-budget secretary Florencio Abad, and ex-health secretary Janette Garin are expected to submit their counter-affidavits to the Department of Justice
For 2018, the Department of Health adopts the World Health Organization's theme for World No Tobacco Day which emphasizes the link between smoking and heart disease
Former health secretary Janette Garin and ex-PhilHealth CEO Alex Padilla deny the accusation, saying there was no money lost or stolen when they used the fund to establish health centers nationwide
Health Undersecretary Enrique Domingo says several epidemiological tests will have to be conducted over the next few years to confirm if Dengvaxia itself influenced the deaths
House appropriations committee chairperson Karlo Nograles says the Department of Health should prioritize the medical profiling of the children who got the risky Dengvaxia vaccine
DOH-Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo says the training will enable the health workers to gain the trust of parents whose kids received the risky dengue vaccine
DOH Regional Director Eduardo Janairo says they will implement guidelines tailor-made for the needs of the claimants in order to lessen the burden of having to prepare too many documents
The Commission on Audit also notes a discrepancy on the shelf life of the vaccine in the procurement documents
The health department reveals that 1,967 out of the 3,281 patients 'were found to have contracted dengue, as confirmed through clinical and serological tests'
The Department of health will hold supplemental measles vaccination drives for children 4 years old and below in Metro Manila and parts of Mindanao from April to June
'She can be a witness later on. She was pressured.... As far as we are concerned, she was not the most guilty,' says Senator Richard Gordon, a staunch administration ally
The respondents are accused of 'intentionally inoculating the Dengvaxia recipients with an unsafe product undergoing clinical trial, which caused [their]...untimely death'
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III appeals to parents to allow their children to get the 'very safe' and 'protective' vaccine against measles offered by the government
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(UPDATED) The additional budget, which has been requested by the budget and health departments, will be used to provide medical support, like hospitalization, medical kits, outpatient care services, and laboratory tests
'That is fake news. 'Wag po sana tayo maging simula ng mga ganoong balita kasi 'di naman po ito batay sa ebidensya,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to scientists who warned of a new HIV subtype
(UPDATED) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says he may file a case against the hospitals, but DLSUMC clarifies its emergency team gave 'due treatment and medical care' to the child
'This sad part of our history will never be repeated again by the very sentinel, by the very guardians, of our health, the Department of Health,' says Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Richard Gordon
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the law mandates changing the templates every two years because smokers eventually become 'immune' to the graphic health warnings
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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says this is a 'confidence-building measure' to show parents that the health sector is prioritizing the needs of the kids vaccinated with Dengvaxia
(UPDATED) A total of 7 areas in the province are reporting cases of measles. The exact number of cases has yet to be announced.
Puwedeng magdulot ang tigdas ng iba pang komplikasyon sa pasyenteng mayroon nito, pero maaari itong maiwasan sa pamamagitan ng pagpapabakuna
Stefano Manservisi, director-general for international cooperation at the EU Commission, says the amount would be released in the 'next days'
Measles may cause more complications in an infected patient but these can be prevented through vaccination
(UPDATED) Health Undersecretary Enrique Domingo explains they declared an outbreak even with only 7 cases because measles is a vaccine-preventable disease
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the reorganization is meant to 'preserve the integrity of ongoing investigations and to prevent any potential undue influence on their findings'