Airports on guard for coronavirus as health authorities urge vigilance | DZMM

Authorities wearing face masks manned thermal scanners at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Those who show fever and flu would be submitted to further quarantine checks, said Health Undersecretary and … Read More

Pag register sa 'One Health Pass,' iwas abala sa mga OFW, banyaga sa airport: BOQ | TeleRadyo

MAYNILA – Inaasahan mas maraming Pilipino ang uuwi sa bansa para magdiwang ng Pasko kasama ang kanilang mga mahal sa buhay. To watch TeleRadyo videos, click the links below: To … Read More

Leachon: Roy Ferrer lacks background in finance and health economics | ANC

Headstart: Dr. Tony Leachon believes that PhilHealth head Roy Ferrer lacks background in finance and health economics, which makes him unqualified to lead the agency based on the new requirements … Read More

PH Treatment Czar: Gov't open to hire more health workers, eyes increasing COVID-19 bed capacity

Headstart: Philippine COVID-19 Treatment Czar Dr. Leopoldo Vega says the Health Department is open to hiring more health workers if needed, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge especially in Metro … Read More

Health reform advocate: PH Gov't should recognize problems to come up with solutions | ANC

Dateline Philippines: Health reform advocate Dr. Tony Leachon tells the Philippine government to admit its flaws and shortcomings so that it may be able to solve the worsening health crisis. … Read More

PH Health Department: Some test kits sent from China only 40% accurate | ANC

Some Covid-19 test kits from China — found to be only 40%accurate. That’s according to the Philippine Health Department. The DOH says those test kits have been stored for now. … Read More

PH Health Department targeting to ramp up Covid-19 tests to up to 10,000 per day | ANC

The Philippine Health Department plans to conduct mass testing for the novel coronavirus in the coming days. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says they are eyeing to ramp up testing … Read More

PH Senator blasts Health Department's 'incompetence' following latest COA report | ANC

Rundown: Philippine Senator Panfilo Lacson describes the Health Department as ‘incompetent’ after state auditors questioned its management of COVID-19 funds. For more ANC Interviews, click the link below: For more … Read More

PH needs health literacy in fight vs infectious diseases, says doc | ANC

Headstart: A health literate public can do a lot to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, an official of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) said. To watch more breaking news … Read More

The economics of health | Matters of Fact

In this edition of #MattersofFact, the Philippine Department of Health’s P16 billion budget cut will pose a challenge to the implementation of the Universal Health Care law. But Professor Roberto … Read More