Gordon urges DOH to use emergency fund for Dengvaxia patients

Gordon urges DOH to use emergency fund for Dengvaxia patients

Disappointed by the failure of the Senate to pass the P1.16 billion supplemental budget for Dengvaxia-administered children, Sen. Richard Gordon asked the Department of Health (DOH) on Mondayto use its emergency funds to assist more than 800,000 children inoculated with the controversial dengue vaccine

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PH aiming for universal health coverage by 2040 — health chief

Health Secretary Francisco Duque expressed confidence that the Philippines will achieve its goal of attaining universal healthcare coverage by 2040.

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DepEd to schools: Shun CSR donations from tobacco companies

Days before the start of the annual Brigada Eskwela, the Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded schools not to accept gifts, donations, and sponsorships from companies in the tobacco industry, whether directly or indirectly, or in the guise of corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects.

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DOH launches vaccination program to check measles outbreak

The Department of Health (DOH) launched on Tuesday Ligtas Tigdas Supplemental Immunization Program in cooperation with the Parañaque City government to prevent the outbreak of measles after it saw a rise in cases among pregnant women and unvaccinated children.

 
The Department of Health (DOH) launched on Tuesday Ligtas Tigdas Supplemental Immunization Program in cooperation with the Parañaque City government to prevent the outbreak of measles after it saw a rise in cases among pregnant women and unvaccinated children.

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Dengvaxia is out – DoH

A health official said that the Dengvaxia vaccine will not be used by the Department of Health (DoH) in the near future, following the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation that a pre-vaccination screening should be done first before injecting the controversial vaccine to an individual.

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