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WHO chief rescinds Mugabe ambassador role after outcry

Oct 22, 2017 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes back his decision after the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe sparks outrage

This file photo taken on April 13, 2016 shows Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe speaking during the burial of two national heroines, Victoria Chitepo and Vivian Mwashita, at the National Heroes Acre, in Harare. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP

Free maintenance meds at DOH's Hypertension and Diabetes Club

Jan 14, 2016 - 9:05 AM

Non communicable diseases such as diabetes are the top killers in the Philippines according to the World Health Organization

Huge drop in drug use among Filipino youth – survey

Feb 07, 2014 - 1:09 PM

Over an 11 year period there was slight decline in smoking and drinking among young people but a significant drop in drug use a nationwide survey shows

'Liver cancer could kill 40 Filipinos a day by 2030'

Feb 04, 2014 - 8:13 PM

One of the deadliest cancers in the world is actually preventable

‘PH lags behind in health promotion’

May 04, 2013 - 11:15 PM

The good time for the Philippines to set up a mechanism is now

On world cancer day: Docs target top killer diseases

Feb 04, 2012 - 3:13 PM

A group of doctors are targeting the country s leading killers: cancer diabetes heart disease

CAMPAIGN. The fight to stop non-communicable diseases has begun.