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Zika Virus Key Facts

September 22, 2016

Despite the Department of Health’s (DOH) claim that Philippines remains to be Zika-free, there’s no harm in equipping oneself with the basic knowledge (warning signs/symptoms, prevention tips, diagnosis, treatment) about the Zika virus. S...

Zika Virus Outbreak: Philippines is still Zika free

September 05, 2016

Last February 2, 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) assured the public that the Philippines is still free from the continuous widespread of the Zika virus infection. In a press briefing, Health Secretary Janette Garin said the government remained v...

7 ways to prevent Suicide

August 25, 2016

We Filipinos are known for our light and positive disposition in life no matter what catastrophe or tragic problems we've been through. We always manage to put up a smile on our faces for whatever happened; and that positive outlook made us popul...

3 signs that may lead to Suicide

August 25, 2016

Suicide incidents are a very rampant case all over the world. With over 800,000 cases every year, this sudden growth of suicide incidents are very alarming considering that it is rapidly increasing yearly. Suicide is also the second leading cause of...

5 Reasons to Get Vaccinated

August 12, 2016

National Adolescent Immunization Month is usually celebrated during the month of August. This event highlights the importance of acquiring vaccination. Vaccination plays a vital role to everyone’s since it helps in preventing several diseases a...

Benefits of Family Planning

August 12, 2016

The population in the Philippines continually increases annually.  To add, the number is increasing in a rapid and alarming state. The Department of Health (DOH) encourages every family to entertain the idea of family planning in order to solve...

7 Facts about Lung Cancer

August 12, 2016

According to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) data which was published last May 2014, there are a total number of 9,722 lung cancer deaths in the Philippines. With this number, lung cancer ranks the 12th place in the top 20 causes of deaths...

Benefits of Breastfeeding: Mother and Infant

August 12, 2016

Did you know that in the Philippines, only 34% of infants under six months are being breastfeed? Based from the 2014 State of the World’s Children report conducted by UNICEF, Philippines has been placed among the top nations that has a low rate...

PNP launches 911 and 8888 hotlines

August 07, 2016

President Rodrigo Duterte aims to fight one of the leading problems of our country namely crime and drugs. This objective resulted to the implementation of Davao’s emergency hotline 911 to be launched nationwide. This emergency hotline will be...

Department of Health agreed to launch 24/7 Depression and Suicide Prevention Hotline

July 25, 2016

Name all the physical and internal illnesses that you could think of and you can easily notice and determine it just by looking. But when it comes to mental health, it's not that easy because it’s within, hidden behind each smile and eyes....