Heads up!

The Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with the Philippine Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, observes Head and Neck Consciousness Week! Based on Presidential Proclamation 1676, it aims to raise public awareness about head and neck cancers (which includes the oral cavity, nasopharynx, larynx, and thyroid), as well as to promote prevention, […]

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Eliminate Malaria! World Malaria Day

Every April 25, World Malaria Day is commemorated. This annual event is part of a global effort to promote malaria awareness and funding for treatment and its prevention. Malaria is a disease that is spread in tropical Southeast Asian countries such as the Philippines. The Plasmodium protozoa parasite is transmitted to humans by an infected […]

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Boost your body’s immunity this summer!

Summer is a great time for families and friends to get together. For some, travelling to the beach and exploring outdoors has become the top choice since the quarantine restrictions have been lifted. Being able to go out of the house is good for one’s emotional, physical, and mental health, as well as the environment. […]

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Sharing the care to our healthcare workers!

Health professionals play a crucial role in enhancing the population’s access to quality health care. They administer primary health care to people, families, and communities, promoting health, preventing diseases, and providing health care services. Our medical personnel are heroes. We should have known – and recognized this – all along, but the COVID-19 outbreak has […]

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