Category Archives: Health Advisory

Childhood Immunization Schedule 2017

Stakeholders have yet to resolve the dengvaxia controversy, and while the government is working on it, health authorities assuage public fear by promoting other vaccines that have been proven effective to prevent childhood diseases such as tuberculosis and measles. Sharing from Dr. Ethel Pineda’s Facebook Page: Poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles. These diseases which…

Dengue Advisory #Denguewatch

Information taken from DOH FB page

Department of Health addresses more pressing concerns of children vaccinated with dengue vaccine

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III today emphasized that the Department of Health is focused on the more important concerns of parents, teachers and local government units emanating from the administration of the dengue vaccine to more than 830,000 children which began in April 2016. “The DOH continues to refine our response and action plan in…

DOH: 12 stress-buster tips

In this day and age, people deal with stress through different ways. Here’s a tip or two to help you beat stress everyday. SELF-AWARENESS develop a habit of paying attention to your expressions of thought, emotions, and behavior, knowing yourself, getting in touch with your feeling, or being open to experience, the more you know…

More dengue-carrying mosquitoes lurk at home

CHILDREN are prone to get the dengue virus at home than when they are in school. Citing studies done abroad, Dr. Eric Tayag, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health, said there is a higher risk of contracting dengue at home than in school. He said that in the past, experts are pointing to schools…