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Contraceptive Implant for FREE! Get your Implanon NOW!

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...r now. Image credits: (1) (2) References:  Birth Control implant called implanon forum. Web. Accessed 17 June 2013. http://www.femalenetwork.com/girltalk/index.php?topic=264952.0 Implanon –Fertility Treatment. Web. Accessed 17 June 2013.http://www.allprivatehealth.com/procedure/fertility/implanon/ The Philippine Clinical Standards Manual on Family Planning. PDF. Accessed 17 June 2013. http://library.doh.gov.ph/doh_publication/doh005/THE%20PHIL.... Read More »

DOH Executives Lead – Belly for Gud Health Program

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...ed as top performers after the program period. The top female lost 9.55 cm while the top male lost 5.45 cm. The DOH plans to bring the program to other government offices as well, naming the program: “Belly Gud for Health: Executive Edition” Read the press release here: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=590666167617630 Incoming search terms: doh programs 2013 poem about nutrition month health news philippines 2013 hi... Read More »

MERS-CoV Update in the Philippines and Abroad

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...ants-mers-cov-tests-for-returning-ofws-from-middle-east http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/358833/news/nation/doh-philhealth-finalizing-mers-cov-benefit-package-health-official https://twitter.com/HansLeoCacdac/status/466720290102599680/photo/1 http://www.who.int/ith/updates/20130605/en/ http://www.who.int/csr/disease/coronavirus_infections/MERS_CoV_Update_09_May_2014.pdf?ua=1 http://reliefweb.int/report/jordan/who-statement-fifth-meeting-ihr-e... Read More »

Recent Measles Outbreak – A Global Concern

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An outbreak of potentially deadly measles or rubeola was declared by the Department of Health (DOH) in many cities of Manila while Kalibo, Aklan was put under a state of calamity. According to DOH, a situation is an outbreak if there is even just one case, confirmed or suspected, in a community where there is previously none or an when there is one case per two weeks for two consecutive weeks interval. Amidst the outbreak is the question why? Dr... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance in Southeast Asia and the Philippines

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...surveillance are crucial in this global fight against drug resistance. References: http://www.ritm.gov.ph/arsp/DOH-ARSP%202012%20Data%20Summary%20Report.pdf www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/amr-report/en/ European Lung Foundation. (2013, September 10). New strategy could reduce inappropriate use of antibiotics. ScienceDaily. Retrieved May 1, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130910093903.htm http://www.nationsonline.org/o... Read More »

Newborn Screening in the Philippines – To Screen or Not to Screen

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...ines is expanding and evolving. In an article published in Philippine Council for Research and Development, the DOH approved of expanding the NBS services from testing only 6 to 22 more metabolic disorders. “The screening of more disorders will save more lives and reduce unnecessary negative health outcomes of Filipino newborns” (DOH, 2013). Over the years, the screening developed from “one testing to a disease” into “one testing to multiple of d... Read More »

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