Tag Archives: World Health Organization

More News

DOH to enforce “Buddy System” during onslaught of typhoon “Ruby”

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, (PNA) — The Department of Health said Friday that it is set to implement “Buddy System” to ensure that health-care service delivery will not be…

Leyte’s Dagami town steps up drive to wipe out schistosomiasis

DAGAMI, Leyte, (PNA) — The local government unit here will continue its massive treatment against schistosomiasis, a disease endemic to 38 of the town’s 65 villages. Nemia Y. Sangrano said…

Roundup: WHO declares Ebola outbreak global health emergency

GENEVA, (PNA/Xinhua) — The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health risk, and met the conditions for a Public…

Asbestos use in construction a labor hazard

HANOI, (PNA/VNS) — The use of asbestos in construction should be stopped as it poses serious health risks to workers, said experts at a conference in Hanoi yesterday. The conference,…

Rabies still a public health hazard in Cambodia: WHO

PHNOM PENH, (PNA/Xinhua) — The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that rabies was still a public health hazard in Cambodia and called for broad vaccinations for dogs to prevent…

DOH-NCR eyes achieving a tuberculosis-free country

MANILA, (PNA) — Because tuberculosis is a preventable and curable disease, a health official said on Friday that no one should die because of it. Department of Health-National Capital Region…