MANILA — Many parents of children who were vaccinated with Dengvaxia are worried over French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur’s admission that the vaccine could cause “severe” cases of dengue for those who have not been exposed to dengue. Dengue virus is transmitted through mosquito bite. The incubation period of the disease is four to 10…
Have your children examined to know if he or she had previously acquired dengue. If not, seek audience with the Department of Health (DOH) and ask them for the full explanation on the possible adverse effects of the vaccine.”
Some of the top causes of death in the Philippines are linked to red meat consumption.
While public hospitals are understaffed, government fails to fill some 20,000 vacancies for health workers.
The 2018 budget for public hospitals was cut by P1.5 billion.
“Despite harassments and threats, we encourage everyone to be strong and steadfast in their commitment to serve the people.” By BULATLAT MANILA – Progressive health groups condemned the harassment of one of their leaders who received death threats via text message yesterday. In his Facebook post on Aug. 20, ophthalmologist Dr. Darby Santiago, who is…
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“The caravan aims to bring attention to the failure of the Duterte administration to take steps toward genuinely solving the root cause of an ill health system, especially for the Filipino masses.”
Trainings cost half or even double the salary of a low-wage professional.
“We demand that perpetrators be arrested and punished.”
At the Tondo General Hospital, one ward, which has up to 80 patients, has only three nurses on duty.