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Milk bank

In celebration of the “Breastfeeding Month’’ , the Quezon City General Hospital is set to open a breast milk bank to provide the nutrition and most accessible form of milk to babies especially to low weight and weak infants.  Read More »

New gov’t nurses to earn P16K

The government is planning to hire half of the nurses serving in the Registered Nurses for Health Enhancement and Local Service Project (RN Heals) program by next year and offer them higher salary, Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona said. The new government nurses may earn a monthly salary of P16,000, a significant increase from the P8,000 allowance they receive from the Department of Health (DoH) every... 

‘Tap hospitals for drug testing’

If drug testing of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers will remain as requirement of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), let it be done in government-run hospitals and not in private testing centers.  Read More »

Philippines, Germany boost labor partnership

The training of Filipino health care workers and seafarers is in the agenda to boost labor relations between Republic of the Philippines and Federal Republic of Germany. Germany is known for its “dual system” of vocational school. A student learns his craft at both the workplace and at vocational school. Providing knowledge and skills is linked to acquiring job experience.  Read More »

Health package for DepEd workers

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) reported yesterday it has started the pilot implementation of its Primary Care Benefit 1 (PCB1) package to employees of Department of Education this month. The PCB1 Package covers consultation, including annual health profiling, basic screening for cancers on cervix and breast, basic laboratory tests like complete blood count, urinalysis, fecalysis,... 

Mother and child health benefits

The Department of Health (DOH) recently issued an order authorizing only trained midwives, doctors, and nurses to help pregnant women give birth, as Local Government Units upgraded the conditions of their health centers. This will encourage pregnant women not only to give birth in government healthcare facilities instead of home, but also to avail of the benefits of Philippine Health Insurance Corporation... 

Better gov’t hospital facilities sought

Manila, Philippines – Facilities in government hospitals must be improved, especially those in areas experiencing prolonged power shortages, to ensure uninterrupted operations, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) Senate candidate Nancy Binay said yesterday.  Read More »

Gov’t must shoulder health care

Manila, Philippines – The pre-bid conference conducted by the Department of Health late last month for the privatization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) attracted nine prospective bidders, including big names in the infrastructure and health care industries.  Read More »

Hospital CCTVs

Manila, Philippines – As deterrent to lawlessness, a Quezon 4th district Councilor Marvin Rillo wants closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) installed in strategic areas of private and government hospitals in the city. (Chito A. Chavez)  Read More »

Cynthia and Cristalle: Compassionate ladies

Manila, Philippines – CHILDHAUS VISIT – Had a great pleasure and honor of attending the visit of former Rep. Cynthia Villar (future senator?) at Childhaus halfway house for cancer-stricken children in Quezon City. Upon the invitation of beauty czarina Ricky Reyes, Mrs. Villar brought love and joy to the sick kids, giving them gifts and snacks.  Read More »