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FAST FACTS: What herbal medicines are being promoted by DOH?

Nov 01, 2019 - 10:10 AM

Since the establishment of the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Healthcare in 1997, the health department has endorsed only 10 scientifically validated herbal plants

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

More money allotted for malunggay research

Mar 17, 2012 - 8:13 PM

The government is increasing the budget for health research a large slug of which will go to fund a project for turning malunggay into medicine

LOCAL CURATIVE. Malungay has been extolled for its high vitamin C and A content. Photo courtesy of