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Gov't doctors, nurses in Angeles City not observing work hours dared to resign

Oct 01, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Angeles City Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr says if the city health employees cannot comply with the mandatory working hours, they should quit their jobs

QUIET. A generic file photo of a rural health unit. Shutterstock.com

Solar suitcases, panels to power Iloilo clinics

Dec 10, 2014 - 7:59 PM

Should the next disaster strike some rural health units in Iloilo should be able to operate even without electricity

HARNESSING SUNLIGHT. A 50-watt solar panel converts sunlight into electricity to power a home in Tanauan, Leyte. File photo by Nim Gonzales

Yolanda a year after: Hundreds of clinics not yet repaired

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:11 PM

Of the 600 barangay and municipal health stations and hospitals in Eastern Visayas that were damaged by the super typhoon two thirds have yet to be repaired says WHO

NOT SPARED. A Filipino woman runs past patients at the Divine Word hospital in the super typhoon devastated city of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines, Nov 17, 2013. File photo by Nic Bothma/EPA

WHO: Mental health problems emerging in Yolanda-hit areas

May 10, 2014 - 1:37 PM

Common mental health problems after disasters include post traumatic stress disorder depression and anxiety They manifest 3 6 months after a disaster

Late treatment for many PH typhoon victims - WHO

Dec 03, 2013 - 9:04 PM

According to the World Health Organization WHO many people who suffered serious injuries when a super typhoon devastated the central Philippines have had to wait nearly a month for treatment

DOH: Yolanda damaged 432 health facilities

Nov 30, 2013 - 7:15 AM

The health department needs at least 4 000 emergency delivery kits and iron supplementation for pregnant and post partum women