Tag: DOH

Health: Paalala ukol sa MERS-CoV from the DOH

Ano ang MERS-CoV? Ang Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) ay isang viral respiratory illness. It is caused by a coronavirus, a large family of viruses, from the common cold to servere acute respiratory syndrome o SARS. However, MERS-CoV is…

Eye institute backs mandatory vision test for school kids

One out of 10 school-aged children has eye or vision problems, according to the Department of Health (DOH). Seventy five percent of this number has errors of refraction or yung hindi mai-focus nang maigi ng mata ang images around it. …

Increased demand for generics medicines

Expensive medicines prescribed by doctors have always been the main reason why some people do not buy drugs for their ailments or do not complete an entire treatment course. This has always been the case with Aling Melinda, a government…

DOH NCR Targets a Worm Free Metro Manila

Having worms in the digestive system is part of growing up.  As children, we all had to go through deworming or “purga” once in a while. But for many kids who are exposed to poor sanitation, whether because they have…