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WHO Commends DOH for Anti – A(H1N1) Efforts

The WHO letter dated June 30, 2009 and signed by WHO Regional Director Dr. Shin Young-soo put on record “my personal appreciation of the exceptional collaboration established between the Government of the Philippines and the World Health Organization in the fight against Pandemic H1N1 2009. I commend your leadership and …

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Dengue Hemmoragic Fever, Symptoms and Prevention

One of the major health problems during rainy seasons is the incidence of Dengue Hemmoragic Fever. DENGUE is an acute infectious disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti, a day-biting mosquito which lays eggs in clear and stagnant water found in flower vases, cans, rain barrels, old rubber tires or any containers …

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H1N1 Virus Updates ; Cases in the Philippines Bared

A very alarming virus has reached the grounds of the Philippines. Yes, it has been reported and confirmed that there are already h1n1 cases in our country. It was through a little girl who arrived here in the Philippines last May 18 and was later on diagnosed to be A(H1N1) positive the following day. The girl came to …

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March is Rabies Awareness Month

Under Republic Act No. 9482 (an Act Providing for the Control and Elimination of Human and Animal Rabies, Prescribing Penalties for Violation Thereof and Appropriating Funds Therefore), March was declared as Rabies Awareness Month, May 2007.  This next three years, the Department of Health, Department of Agriculture – Bureau of …

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