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News Philippines » Health: Dengue vaccine controversy sparks panic in Philippines

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/dengue-vaccine-controversy-sparks-panic-in-philippines/a-42711828
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Health experts fear that a drop in immunization rates amid an ongoing dengue vaccine controversy could jeopardize other government vaccination programs and trigger epidemics in the Philippines. Ana P. Santos reports. Rolando Enrique Domingo, the ...

News Philippines » Health: The Philippines Is Seeing a Huge Increase in HIV Cases

News channel or source: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/philippines-hiv
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

According to an Al Jazeera analysis of data published by the Philippines’s health agency, the number of HIV cases in the country have surged 3,147% since 2007. The Philippine Department of Health report from this month shows that 11,103 new cases were ...

News Philippines » Health: New HIV cases up 3,147% in the Philippines as crisis gets worse

News channel or source: https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/new-hiv-cases-3147-philippines-crisis-gets-worse/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

That means in the past 10 years, HIV diagnoses have gone up 3,147% from just 342 cases in 2007. The Philippines Department of Health [DOH] released the alarming figures in its February Health Report. Philippines’ ‘terrifying’ HIV numbers came just ...

News Philippines » Health: Mayon volcano eruption displaces pregnant women and new mothers in Philippines

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/philippines/mayon-volcano-eruption-displaces-pregnant-women-and-new-mothers-philippines
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

They need access to services for safe pregnancy and childbirth,” said Klaus Beck, UNFPA’s Representative in the Philippines. Happiness and safety In partnership with the Department of Health, and with support from Australia, UNFPA has deployed an ...

News Philippines » Health: Ashes cause blistering sores in Philippines Ash Wednesday health scare

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/16/ashes-cause-blistering-sores-philippines-ash-wednesday-health-scare/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Overcooked charcoal caused an Ash Wednesday health scare in the Philippines, with the bishop ordering an investigation when several parishioners at his cathedral complained about irritation and blisters after receiving their ashes at the beginning of Lent.

News Philippines » Health: Philippines' Duterte Mocks Condom Use Amid Skyrocketing HIV Rates

News channel or source: http://www.wbur.org/npr/587304958/philippines-duterte-mocks-condom-use-amid-skyrocketing-hiv-rates
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The number of new HIV cases reported in the Philippines has surged over the last few years, according the country's health agency. In 2007, fewer than 400 new cases were reported; in 2017, more than 11,000 new cases were identified. The country had the ...

News Philippines » Health: Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/philippines-hiv-cases-up-3147-percent-in-10-years/ar-BBJkZrO
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

New HIV cases continued to increase in the Philippines in 2017 with a 3,147 percent surge since 2007, according to an Al Jazeera analysis of the latest data published by the country's health agency, bucking a downward trend worldwide. In a February 2018 ...

News Philippines » Health: IAEA Director General Visits Philippines: Discusses Support for Nuclear Techniques in Food Security, Health and Nuclear Power

News channel or source: https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/iaea-director-general-visits-philippines-discusses-support-for-nuclear-techniques-in-food-security-health-and-nuclear-power
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with senior officials during his visit to the Philippines last week, and in discussions with Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, he was briefed about the country’s consideration of a possible future nuclear power ...

News Philippines » Health: Philippines: Health Authorities urged to endorse vaping

News channel or source: https://www.vapingpost.com/2018/02/23/philippines-health-authorities-urged-to-endorse-vaping/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Philippine vaping advocates are asking the local Department of Health (DOH), to consult with the recent evidence report released by Public Health England (PHE), and regulate electronic cigarettes accordingly. A recent US study indicated that up to 6.6 ...

News Philippines » Health: Philippines: Measles outbreak declared in Zamboanga City, DOH tries to win back public trust on vaccines

News channel or source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/philippines-measles-outbreak-declared-zamboanga-city-doh-tries-win-back-public-trust-vaccines-68844/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Face of child with measles. Image/CDC In light of the Zamboanga outbreak, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is making an effort to win back the public trust concerning vaccines after the Dengvaxia debacle. “Although some sectors may attribute ...