Lung Center of the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Lung Center of the Philippines


Rappler Talk: Dr Antonio Ramos on how Lung Center is fighting the pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 - 7:31 PM

Dr Antonio Ramos, director for Administrative Services, discusses how the Lung Center is coping against the odds in the fight against COVID-19

FALSE: Drinking water 'washes' coronavirus, prevents it from entering lungs

Mar 30, 2020 - 3:21 PM

The World Health Organization and the Lung Center of the Philippines say that drinking water will not prevent a coronavirus infection

PH gov't eyes turning Lung Center into hospital exclusive for coronavirus cases

Mar 16, 2020 - 10:27 PM

But Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the proposal still 'needs further study,' as several patients without COVID-19 are still confined at the Lung Center of the Philippines

COVID-19 HOSPITAL SOON? The facade of the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of

4 more Philippine laboratories may soon test samples for coronavirus – DOH

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:09 PM

Secretary Francisco Duque III also says the health department still won't use rapid diagnostic testing kits that have not been accredited by the World Health Organization

MORE LABS EYED. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III gives an update on the status of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Lung Center flagged for millions in unremitted benefits for patients

Jun 07, 2019 - 4:54 PM

P22.6 million of the amount comes from Philhealth which should have been refunded to patients who are also members

Photo of the Lung Center from the Lung Center of the Philippines Facebook Page

Recto dares gov't: Pour more funds in 'health bucket'

Aug 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM

Senator Ralph Recto commends the increase in the government s proposed health spending for 2015 but says more funding is still needed

Bulk of DOH's DAP fund went to PhilHealth subsidy

Jul 15, 2014 - 7:52 PM

How did the Department of Health use its P3 4 billion allocation from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program?

BENEFITS OF DAP. Health Secretary Enrique Ona says the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program 'really helped our people.' File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

What you should know about lung cancer

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Early detection and treatment can increase the survival chances of a lung cancer patient