deworming - updates

Rappler's latest stories on deworming


Kids’ vaccination rate down to 60% after Dengvaxia scare – DOH

Feb 02, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Health Undersecretary Enrique Domingo appeals to parents to continue getting 'tried and tested' vaccines for their children to avoid diseases like polio, diphtheria, measles, and tetanus

VACCINATION PLEA. DOH Undersecretary Enrique Domingo hopes the Dengvaxia scare won't lead to parents losing faith in government health programs. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Deworming in public schools resumes, targets 19M children

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Health officials appeal to parents and guardians to support the campaign and not to believe wrong information circulating on social media and in the community regarding deworming

OPLAN GOODBYE BULATE. In this file photo, a health official shows the deworming medicine administered to students in 2015. The national school deworming campaign resumes this month. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

DOH looks into 'expired' deworming medicine claim

Jul 30, 2015 - 4:21 PM

We re interested in getting to the bottom of this says Health Undersecretary Vicente Belizario Jr

NOT EXPIRED. Health Undersecretary Vicente Belizario shows a photo of the deworming medicine administered to students nationwide on July 29. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

DOH deworming: 1k students in Zambo hospitals

Jul 29, 2015 - 5:52 PM

2nd UPDATE Grade school students in the 3 provinces of Zamboanga Peninsula suffer from vomiting stomach ache and dizziness but Health Secretary Janette Garin denies the medicines administered to them were expired

EMERGENCY. A student falls ill after taking deworming medicine administered by the Department of Health in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte on July 29, 2015. Photo by Gualberto Laput / Rappler

Poverty reduction: What works, what doesn’t

May 04, 2013 - 8:30 AM

In addressing poverty and development issues there are no miracle cures