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PHO warns against outdoor activities as Palawan experiences extreme heat

The provincial government of Palawan, through the Provincial Health Office (PHO), has issued several regarding advisable and inadvisable activities during the prevailing hot weather...

DOH Mimaropa advises vigilance in local dengue cases in April

The Department of Health through the Center for Health Development in Mimaropa cautioned residents to be on the lookout for an increase in dengue...

Narra tops Mimaropa dengue chart

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development reported that Narra has the highest rate of dengue cases in the Mimaropa region so far in...

Palawan welcomes 9 new licensed medical technologists

Palawan welcomes the addition of nine newly licensed medical technologists who passed the licensure examination held in March 2024. These new medical technologists were scholars...

Provl DOH warns against April Fools jokes about health, illnesses

The Department of Health (DOH) cautioned people against making jokes, pranks, or otherwise making fun of illnesses, physical health, or mental well-being of others...

Puerto Princesa health office issues warning as heat index tops 40°C

The Puerto Princesa City Health Office (PPCHO) has issued a caution against engaging in strenuous outdoor activities due to the rising heat index, which...

DOH downplays anthrax threat

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday downplayed the threat of anthrax in the country following reported outbreaks in neighboring countries. In a statement released...

IPPF promotes cancer awareness among female PDLS

The Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) conducted a Cervical and Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar for Female Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) at the...

Health fun ride set for March 23 in Puerto Princesa

A 19.8-kilometer fun ride for health is set to take place on March 23, starting at 4 a.m. at the People’s Amphitheater in Mendoza...

Palawan healthcare workers undergo training for mass casualty situations

Healthcare workers and emergency responders from hospitals under the management of the provincial government, as well as local disaster risk reduction offices, are currently...

Health caravan brings services to IPs in Brooke’s Point and Bataraza

The recent Indigenous Peoples (IP) Health Caravan, which the Provincial Health Office (PHO) ran from March 7 to 8, benefited a total of 1,574...

Citizens group sees gaps in government response to mental health

Jessica Liwanag, a social worker from Barangay Babuyan in the north of Puerto Princesa, was distraught as she attended the wake of a neighbor,...