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Mayor Sara Duterte downplays the resignations
Santiago takes pride in his work on the front lines. He says the coronavirus pandemic has made work more difficult, but he didn’t expect he would experience discrimination.
There is a big difference between urban centers and remote areas, echoed by a stark contrast in poverty incidence
81 patients from the 12 pilot hospitals in the Philippines are part of the World Health Organization's solidarity trial which aims to find a cure for the coronavirus disease
His wife, healthcare assistant Merry Janet, says Marlon didn’t show signs of breaking down, so they both took his condition lightly. He died in the ICU, where he worked.
In the first month of the Luzon lockdown, Meralco records 47 'unnecessary power interruptions' caused by foreign objects, with 13 hospitals among the affected customers
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says more rooms are being set up to prepare for a possible surge in patients brought by wider testing
The national government didn’t immediately see the need to accredit qualified laboratories to test COVID-19 samples right after the first case was reported. There was failure to think ahead.
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The Philippine General Hospital, a designated COVID-19 referral center, shares its strategies to conserve Protective Personal Equipment
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of April 4, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of April 2, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of April 1, 2020
Mayor Francis Zamora says it is the city's contribution to reducing the burden of secondary and tertiary hospitals fighting the novel coronavirus disease
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 31, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 30, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 26, 2020
Close to 70 patients, including those who have tested positive for the virus and those waiting for results, are currently confined at the hospital
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 25, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 24 2020
The hospitals are treating 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 139 PUIs, and 592 health care frontliners who are in quarantine
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 23, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 22, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 21, 2020
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 20, 2020
'If we do not put our act together, the prospect of the healthcare delivery systems crashing down is imminent and real,' the chiefs of 11 hospitals in Metro Manila say in a unity statement
Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of March 19, 2020
(20th UPDATE) As of May 29, tests are conducted at full scale in 37 laboratories nationwide and in 11 labs using Gene Xpert. At least 82 other laboratories are being prepared to handle tests.
The group is also helping to improve the availability of coronavirus testing kits
Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reminds the public that only persons exhibiting flu-like symptoms after traveling to countries with 2019-nCoV cases or being exposed to confirmed cases should be tested for possible infection
'This new facility will be at the forefront of convenience to patients and health practitioners alike,' says St Luke's Medical Center CEO Arturo de la Peña
Two of the 3 patients in San Lazaro Hospital have a history of travel to Wuhan, China, the outbreak's epicenter
(UPDATED) The Securities and Exchange Commission says Jose Xavier Gonzales' companies misled the board and omitted facts to creep their way into gaining control of The Medical City
Physician suicide happens as early as medical school. Sexual harassment and gender discrimination are taboo topics amid powerful male-dominated leaderships.
‘I chose a general to instill order and discipline in San Juan Medical Center,’ the mayor says of Brigadier General Joseph Acosta, former commander of the AFP Medical Center
Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings Incorporated proposes to sell at a maximum of P182 per share
The new hospital is supposed to provide comprehensive health care services to PCG personnel, employees, their dependents, and retired personnel
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
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
A progressive candidate says discretionary funds should be slashed to add more to the budget for the universal health care law
DOH Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo says counselling, proper nutrition assessment, and education of patients will be included in nutrition programs
‘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.
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
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development says it approved only the technical aspects of the clinical trials of ActRx TriAct for dengue treatment
Metro Manila hospitals are on code blue alert meaning they are taking extra preparations to help victims of flooding and landslides