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Common Illnesses in the Philippines


If you would ask commoners or passers-by about the common illnesses in the Philippines, they would most likely give you the following answers: muscle pains, high blood pressure or hypertension, stroke, colon cancer, breast cancer, liver cancer and lung cancer, pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), pneumonia, asthma, diabetes, kidney failure, cough, ulcers, hepatitis A and B, liver cirrhosis, influenza or flu and dengue fever. Although these are also com... Read More »

Ebola Virus Latest News in the Philippines


Ebola Virus, one of the deadliest virus known to mankind could possibly reach the Philippines. However, as of now, Philippines is still Ebola Virus-Free, Department of Health says. image credit:philstar.com In latest news, no Filipino has died of Ebola Virus. Some of the 15 overseas Filipino workers who returned from Sierra Leone, one of the 4 West African countries with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) have initially showed symptoms but 10 have been t... Read More »

Sun Life Insurance in the Philippines


Aside from PhilHealth, SSS, GSIS and Pag-Ibig, there are a vast selection of insurance providers in the Philippines. One such which offers a wide selection of Life Insurance Plans, Accidental Insurance, Educational Plans, Pension Plans and Mutual Funds is the Sun Life of Canada (Philippines) Inc. Let us get to know this company that pioneered life insurance in the Philippines and its products in a nutshell. Company Overview   Type: Financial Ser... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance in Southeast Asia and the Philippines


...iosis can cause symptoms of headache, fever, GI upset, blood poisoning and brain infection. With this and many other reports, scientists are now looking into the role played by antibiotics as growth promoters in livestock in the growing drug resistance problem of the world. Countries of the Southeast Asian region are Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, East Timor, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Brunei, Bangsamoro Republik and the Philipp... Read More »

Philippines Latest Statistics of HIV Cases released by DOH

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Following series of predictions given to the estimate in the rise of HIV cases in the Philippines, Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statistics of HIV in the Philippines with a score of 492 new cases last November 2014.The rate is 28 percent higher compared to last year’s 384 cases. The record of this year totaled to 5,502 new cases, amounting to a total of 22,208 cases since the disease was first detected in the country on 1984. Hu... Read More »

The New Anti-rabies Law in the Philippines


The new anti-rabies law in the Philippines is not necessarily new. It was signed into law on May 25, 2007 by then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to control and prevent the spread of rabies and lead to its eventual eradication in the country. In spite of its importance however, many pet owners and other concerned citizens are still unaware of the important provisions of Republic Act 9482. In 2007, 287 deaths from rabies was recorded in the Phi... Read More »

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