EO to make DOH sole distributor of anti-TB medicines

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the executive order would be a response to a 2016 national survey which showed around one million Filipinos have tuberculosis

FIGHT VS TB. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial (center) presents the results of the 2016 National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey on August 17. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Former Haiti president Preval, champion of poor, dies

Mar 04, 2017 - 8:47 AM

With a reputation as an honest and efficient administrator Preval served as president of Haiti the poorest country in the western hemisphere with a long history of political violence in 1996 2001 and 2006 2011

CHAMPION OF POOR. This file photo taken on January 16, 2010 shows former Haitian President Rene Preval speaking to the press after meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Port-au-Prince Toussaint Louverture International Airport. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

1 in 3 men can't control ejaculation – study

Jul 12, 2014 - 6:30 PM

In the Philippines where men and women report having sex at least 9 times a month on average premature ejaculation remains underdiagnosed and undertreated

PH seeks to end rabies deaths in two years

Mar 10, 2014 - 9:34 PM

By making at least 70 of the country s 10 million dogs resistant to the rabies virus the department hopes to remove the disease as a cause of human death by 2016

RABIES RESISTANT. The Philippines aims to end rabies deaths by 2016 by vaccinating majority of the country's 10 million dogs. Photo from Shutterstock

#TalkThursday - Stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS

Dec 07, 2012 - 10:52 AM

Maria Ressa talks to Stephen Groff on the Asian Development Bank s two new initiatives to combat the spread of HIV AIDS in the region