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Common Tropical Diseases in the Philippines

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...s without the aid of the people. References: Reyala, J.P., Nisce, Z.P. et al. Community Health Nursing Services in the Philippines. 9th Edition. 2000. Philippines  http://www.who.int/topics/ http://www.doh.gov.ph/kp/statistics/ Incoming search terms: top 10 diseases in the philippines 2014 ebalo disease hindi slogans on summer diseases ebolavirushindime common diseases in the philippines 2013 common diseases in the philippines 2014 top 10 com... Read More »

Antibiotic Resistance in Southeast Asia and the Philippines

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...TB among the estimated 98 million population of the Philippines have XDR or extensively 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... Read More »

Common Illnesses in the Philippines

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...many pinoys share in one glass or cup. They consider it a proof of brotherhood. Also, many Filipinos love to eat in carinderias by the street without even sanitary permits. They love street foods with sweet and spicy sauces put in one large container for all to dip their kikiams and fish balls. For these reasons, Hepatitis A, other forms of Liver Disease, Typhoid Fever and other diarrheal diseases are common illnesses in the Philippines. Many Pin... Read More »

Ebola Virus Latest News in the Philippines

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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... Read More »

MERS-CoV Update in the Philippines and Abroad

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The World Health Organization (WHO) released an update on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) on May 15, 2014. In the report, 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 sin... Read More »

Dengue Vaccine in the Philippines Available Soon

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The long wait may be over. Dengue vaccine will soon be available in the Philippines. image credit:b2b.sulekha.com/ The common and often fatal vector-borne disease of the tropics and subtropics, Dengue Fever, occurs all year round. It infects 50 to 100 million people every year according to a New York Times article published online about the upcoming vaccine. Sadly, the World Health Organization (WHO) in their website says that there are  no sp... Read More »

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