Category: Health

Organic Food for a stronger generation

Good nutrition boosts student performance in all aspects. The health of students is commonly linked to their academic standing or achievement. Promoters of organic food suggest that great consumption of organic products leads to the reduction of common illnesses, cancers and even combats obesity which is evident to most young people these days. Consuming organic […]

Healthy Coffee

Barlico regional distributor Arman Aznar (left) and May Manuel, vice-president (3rd from left) of Barlico, introduce the healthy Barlico coffee, Barlico chocolate and Barlico coffee granule in Baguio City. With her are her staffs Mitch Cruz and Arbin Roy Reyes and others. The healthy brew is more than a coffee.

La Union receives DOH recognition as Malaria-free

The Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) has received recognition from the Department of Health (DOH) for achieving the Malaria-free status in 2017, during the Integrated Disease-free Zones Awarding Ceremony held on September 13, 2018 at the Heritage Hotel, Pasay City.

Suporta sa Universal Health Care, panawagan ng DOH

Nanawagan ang Department of Health sa research institutes at academic institutions sa publiko at private sector upang tumulong sa lubos na implementasyon ng FOURmula1 Plus na layong pasiglahin ang hakbang ng bansa tungo sa Universal Health Care. Ginawa ang panawagan ni DOH Undersecretary Mario Villaverde sa 12th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week National […]

Ifugao LGU, partners to hold adolescent sexual and RH Health Camp

KIANGAN, IFUGAO – The municipal government partnered with two national group to conduct Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive (ASRH) Camp on August 25-26 here in support of its 2017-2022 Comprehensive Local Juvenile Intervention Plan (CLJIP), the goal of which is to reduce the number of Children at Risk (CAR) and Children in Conflict with the Law […]

Philippine National Health Research System Week

Hundreds of researchers are expected to meet in the city for the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week on August 6-10, 2018 with the theme “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”. This was announced during the press conference last week with DOST-Cordillera ARD in Finance and Administrative Services Maria Rowena C. Madarang; PNHRS […]

Am-among for Health

The Am-among (gathering) for health with the theme “Addressing current and future health challenges with Cordilleran ingenuity and compassion” was held at Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City, last June 13-14, 2018. Dr. Lakshmi I. Legaspi, Director IV, Department of Health-CAR, and Dr. Amelita M. Pangilinan, Director III, DOH-CAR, awarded the certificate of appreciation and token […]

Cordillera health workers attend first G6PD forum

The Department of Health Cordillera Administrative Region, under the Child Adolescent Health Development Cluster headed by Dr. Virginia L. Narciso, initiated the first Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Forum for frontline health workers last May 9-10, 2018 at Prince Plaza Hotel, Baguio City.

Health mission helps 1,070 residents in Benguet, Ilocos Sur

A young mother from Mankayan was fighting back tears as she left her two-year-old son at the operating room of the Lepanto Hospital Monday noon (May 7). Who can blame her? Her son, who was born with a cleft palate, had been operated on to correct his situation during a medical mission last year in […]

Essential nutrients for a healthy body

The human body needs a variety of five nutrients namely protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals from the foods we eat. Protein is needed to build and repair our muscles, blood, skin, bones and other tissues and organs in the body; and amino acids are the building blocks of it. Large proportion of our muscles, […]

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