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The Filipino Culture on Health


In the Library Health News page of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, one of Dr. Willie Ong’s June 2013 article quotes the Philippine Health Secretary Enrique Ona when he held that better health can be achieved with a change in the Filipino mindset. In the same article, the health secretary emphasized individual responsibility in health. That is, every person should prepare and plan for his or her health in the long run... 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 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 »

Health Plan 101 – How to Choose for the Right Health Plan?


...hs. Ensuring our health is never a tiring responsibility to take. Nor, we should never take it for granted. Our health is always our top most priority which is why it is very important to include health plans in our list. Image credit: (1) Sources: Incoming search terms: common diseases in the philippines Top 10 Diseases in the Philippines calamansi on face everyday hindi poem for health important of food hin... Read More »

Health Today Philippines


...690/how-healthy-are-filipinos Incoming search terms: leading cause of morbility in the philippines leading cause of morbidity in the philippines 2014 top 1... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance in Southeast Asia and the Philippines


...nsively drug resistant forms of the disease, an even greater worry than MDR. MDR TB means resistance to Rifampicin and Isoniazid while XDR TB means resistance to both of these potent anti-TB drugs, any fluoroquinolone and another injectable second-line drug. The Philippines belongs to the 22 burden countries for MDR-TB, nations where there are at least 10% of new TB cases every year considered to be MDR. However, recent news have showed significa... Read More »

MERS-CoV Update in the Philippines and Abroad


...t, 572 human cases, including 173 deaths from the dreaded disease around the world have so far been reported to the international health organization. While the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) claims Philippines to be MERS-CoV-free to date, at least 3 more Filipinos have died in the Middle East since its recent outbreak. To tighten security measures, the Philippine Overseas Employment Association (POEA), headed by Administrator Hans Leo Cac... Read More »

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