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Conversion of Aborlan Medicare Hospital to 50-bed capacity sought

In a resolution, Board Member Albert Rama said the conversion of the medicare in Aborlan to Level 1 will provide more available facilities and services such as diagnostic evaluation and treatment, including surgeries.

DOH on lookout for potential polio case in Palawan

MIMAROPA region medical officer Dr. Matthew Medrano said they are looking for AFP cases to determine if they are polio or not. Including those from Palawan, seven cases have been detected in the whole MIMAROPA.

Young mom suffering from psoriasis seeks financial help

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that speeds up the life cycle of a patient's skin cells. When the skin cells grow quickly, they form red patches and scales that are very painful and itchy.

Plight of persons with myasthenia gravis

“Dati nakakapanahi pa ako ng mga costumes at madali ako makatapos pero nakaramdam ako ng panghihina lalo na kapag mainit kaya naisip ko magpatingin at nalaman ko na may myasthenia gravis (MG) ako (I use to easily sew costumes but one time felt weakness particularly when the weather is hot, so I decided to have a check-up and found out that I have myasthenia gravis) ,” Franco said.

Mental health advocacy held

PMHAI Palawan Chapter said that they are planning to have an education caravan about mental wellness and educate more students all over the province.

KLM intensifies campaign against Malaria

Balderian said the BMEI aims to locate the area of the mosquitoes carrying the malaria virus and to take necessary action to prevent additional cases.

Help sought for persons with mental health disorders in the city

Dr. Ricardo Panganiban in an interview on Thursday said the Halfway Home/Drop-In center (HHDC) along Peneyra Road is "not in its ideal situation any longer" to provide continuous care and treatment for people suffering from various mental illnesses being brought there or referred by their relatives and families.

Palawan is ‘most improved province’ in nutrition program implementation

Palawan has been recognized recently by the National Nutrition Council (NNC) in MIMAROPA region as the "Most Improved Province" in implementing nutrition projects and...

Nutrition workers receive award

Three individuals from the provincial government were recognized as outstanding workers in addressing malnutrition during the recent Regional Nutrition Awards of National Nutrition Council...

Roots of Health marks a decade of advocacy

Ugat ng Kalusugan (Roots of Health) celebrated on Monday its 10th year of helping to address unwanted pregnancy, maternal deaths and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Use dust masks when there is haze, DOH advises

The Department of Health (DOH) warned Friday that patients experiencing difficulty in breathing, chest pains, and tearing of the eyes because of the haze from the Indonesian forest fires should immediately consult their doctors or visit health facilities nearest them. 

Public health lab accomplishes 3,779 drug testing in 2018

The Environmental Sanitation and Public Health Laboratory (ESPHL) of the provincial government said it is able to provide drug testing services to 3,779 Palaweños...