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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,...

Capitol provides free healthcare to over 1k residents in Bataraza

Over 1,000 residents were provided with free healthcare services in Barangay Rio Tuba, Bataraza, during a medical mission recently. Various services were provided to the...

Palawan Medical City, Sinag Psychological Services collaborate to advance mental health care in Palawan

Palawan Medical City celebrated its inaugural external collaboration on Sunday, establishing outpatient services in partnership with Sinag Psychological Services. This alliance brings together licensed medical...

PhilHealth urges members to renew IDs to avail Konsulta services

The PhilHealth office in Palawan has encouraged its members to update their membership IDs to avail of the expanded Konsulta package, which offers a...

DOH wants more hospitals capable of kidney transplants

The Department of Health (DOH) has focused on upgrading the capacity of hospitals to perform kidney transplant operations. Peter Paul Plegaria, chief transplant coordinator at...