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Health workers to receive additional compensation for handling malaria cases

As part of its overall effort to eradicate malaria in Palawan, the Department of Health (DOH) in Mimaropa has enacted a program providing an...

Groups collab with Wescom Hospital for surgical mission

Western Command (Wescom), through the Health Service Center West (HSCTR-West), together with a group of volunteers and medical organizations, recently conducted a 4-day medical-surgical...

City Health Office confirms one case of higly contagious pertussis

The city health office has confirmed one case of pertussis in the city, a highly contagious whooping cough disease, especially dangerous to unvaccinated children. A...

HIV cases surge in Puerto Princesa City, youth most affected

HIV cases for Puerto Princesa City have steadily increased since 2019, with the highest number of patients being young men of ages 15 and...

Malaria cases surge by 90% in 2023

The Department of Health (DOH) reported a spike in malaria cases across the Philippines in 2023, with a staggering 90% increase compared to the...

Four suspected pertussis cases logged in PPC and Palawan province

Health officials have reported four suspected cases of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough," in Puerto Princesa City and the province of Palawan, prompting...

Puerto Princesa sees four heat-related illness cases amid rising temperatures

Despite the high heat index in Puerto Princesa City, its health office has tallied only four patients with heat-related illnesses since April 9 in...

Prov’l health wraps up 4-day vaccination drive

The Department of Health (DOH) in Palawan completed a four-day immunization drive on April 6 in San Vicente and Puerto Princesa City, administering polio...

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...