Philippines

Government adds 7 new areas to poverty alleviation program

dswdAdditional seven towns in the province of Negros Oriental will get advantages from the government's program for the poor following the expansion by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) of its reach of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps so as to include further Negrense beneficiaries.

Meningococcemia wasn’t the cause for the death of boy, says Vega

SPMCSouthern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) hospital head Dr. Leopoldo Vega has made clear that recent death of a 10-month baby boy was not due to meningococcemia.

Vega, in yesterday's Kapihan sa Dabaw at SM City has given the assurance to the public. He has said that the results of the recent gram staining diagnosis has twisted negative from the bacteria Neisseria meningitides which is known as meningococcemia.

DoH comes up with jobs for nurses

Enrique-OnaDepartment of health (DoH) has come up with many job opportunities for the nurses and all those Filipino nurses who are unemployed can apply for it. The main aim of the new program is to come up with opportunities for the poor communities and the trained nurses who are present there.

DOH spreads awareness about generic drugs

DOH spreads awareness about generic drugsThe Baguio leg of the Philippine Generics Expo 2010 at the SM City Baguio was conducted last Monday by the Department of Health, DOH, along with the SM Supermalls as more and more people now buying generic drugs.

Top crime incidents in Ifugao are injuries due to drinking sprees

Top crime incidents in Ifugao are injuries due to drinking spreesAccording to Ifugao Provincial Police Office information, the leading index crimes committed in the province for the month of November are physical injuries mostly attributed to drunkenness.

The police reported that in October there were 39 crime incidents in the entire province and November has recorded about a total of 24 non-index and index crimes.

Health group says botanist’s case not isolated

Leonardo CoThe death of botanist Leonardo Co, who was killed in a supposed crossfire between government troops and communist rebels in a Leyte forest on November 15, has been stated as not an isolated case by the Community Health Education, Services and Training in the Cordillera Region, Chestcore.

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