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The aim is to upgrade Ibajay District Hospital's facilities and allow for 200 beds, up from just 25
Manila City police chief Vicente Danao says former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr may stay in the hospital overnight
The new hospital is supposed to provide comprehensive health care services to PCG personnel, employees, their dependents, and retired personnel
The new measure amends the Labor Code provision which states rank-and-file employees get only 85% of the service charge
'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland gives kids a superhero surprise of a lifetime!
International NGO Health Care Without Harm wants to influence hospitals to reduce plastic use and help local government units craft better policies that can also guide hospitals
Under House Bill No. 9202, the Department of Health would be mandated to allocate funds for the OFW hospital under the annual national budget
The UN says at least 18 hospitals and clinics have been destroyed or damaged by air strikes and shelling over recent weeks, several of which were on UN "no target" lists that detail exact locations of the health facilities to the warring sides
The birth certificate confirms the place of birth, in the early hours of May 6, as the Portland Hospital in central London
Ayala Corporation's health unit will invest some P2 billion for a cancer specialty hospital in Metro Manila
The facility, in the city of San Fernando, is targeted for completion by 2020
(7th UPDATE) Documents show that Sri Lanka's police chief issued an intelligence alert to top officers 10 days ago, warning that suicide bombers planned to hit 'prominent churches'
(UPDATED) 'Generally, his holiness is fine. He is doing very well. Still on medication but he is doing very well and will be discharged,' says Tenzin Taklha, the Dalai Lama's personal spokesman
The buses were each carrying about 50 passengers at the time of the crash. One of the buses caught fire, leaving people burned beyond recognition.
A progressive candidate says discretionary funds should be slashed to add more to the budget for the universal health care law
The tiny tot weighed just 268 grams – under 10 ounces -– when he was delivered at 24 weeks, reportedly after he stopped growing in the womb. He was so small he fit in an adult's cupped hands.
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(UPDATED) The mayor is transferred back to his detention cell in Legazpi City, Albay
A health official says the patient, who lives in Sweden, returned from a trip to Burundi 3 weeks ago but was not known to have visited an Ebola-contaminated area
The en banc votes unanimously to uphold the law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte, partly to respect the wisdom of both Congress and the executive branch
DOH Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo says counselling, proper nutrition assessment, and education of patients will be included in nutrition programs
Shenzhen Harmonicare Women and Children's Hospital say in a statement that it suspects the signature on a document approving the experiment, specifically its adherence to ethical standards, was falsified
A surgeon extracts from the stomach of a patient who suffers from mental illness 122 4-inch nails, 4 pins, a toothpick and pieces of broken glass
But DOH Undersecretary Enrique Domingo says several tests and studies still need to be done in the next few years to confirm if Dengvaxia itself influenced the deaths
But University of the Philippines Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa says what Ramon Tulfo wants his followers to do would be against several laws in the Philippines
Columnist Ramon Tulfo also says he will not take down 'in a million years' the video where he is heard hurling expletives at a doctor in the emergency room of the Philippine General Hospital
'We condemn in the strongest terms the behavior of Mr Tulfo as completely unacceptable and unbecoming,' says the Philippine General Hospital
‘We will fix this in one month,’ says AFP chief General Carlito Galvez Jr. The dismissed AFP Medical Center commander was his classmate at the military academy.
(4th UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte 'is ballistic' about alleged anomalies at the hospital formerly known as the V. Luna Medical Center
(3rd UPDATE) Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde makes the announcement during the 117th Police Service Anniversary
The Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines also says cutting corporate tax incentives would lead to the closure of some hospitals
Under House Bill 7437, at least 90% of the total bed capacity of all public hospitals would be allotted for poor patients
With quicker turnover of patients, funds for medical tests, and access to free medicine in a matter of days, the Philippine General Hospital can treat more indigents
People magazine quotes an anonymous source close to Lovato saying that the singer is in stable condition and that the overdose, while drug-related, is not from heroin, as initially reported by TMZ
Charlie Rowley 'is no longer in a critical condition,' Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing at Salisbury District Hospital in southwest England, says
The two patients 'are both currently receiving treatment for suspected exposure to an unknown substance at Salisbury District Hospital,' Wiltshire police says
(UPDATED) The investigation into The Countess of Chester Hospital in the northwestern English city of Chester is focusing on the deaths of 17 babies between March 2015 and July 2016
A Zimbabwe newspaper says the country's 94-year-old ex-ruler 'slipped out of the country 2 weeks ago after his blood pressure suddenly rose to dangerous levels'
The NLEX Road Warrior is still confined in the hospital due to a fractured rib and collapsed lung
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The Gender Diversity Clinic in Manila Medical Center aims to help those in the LGBTQ community come terms with their gender identity
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda envisions the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital to become 'the Philippine General Hospital of the south'
Abbas walk without assistance and gives a short statement before leaving the hospital near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank
The Commission on Audit also notes a discrepancy on the shelf life of the vaccine in the procurement documents
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(2nd UPDATE) Doctors have withdrawn life support for the baby with a degenerative medical condition. His case has attracted attention from people around the world, including Pope Francis.
Doctors have removed the ventilator support of British boy Alfie Evans, who suffers from a rare neurological disease, but he has continued breathing independently for more than a day
Code white alert means the personnel of medical hospitals and municipal health offices are ready to provide the necessary health services
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'He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering. We will issue additional updates as events warrant,' the office of the former president says in a statement