Category Archives: Press Release

No more milk tea for now

For fear of poisoning (story here), my daughter who loves milk tea will refrain from drinking one for now. Cases of food and beverage poisoning caused by bacterial contamination is particularly high during the summer months. We can avoid getting sick if we are wary of the food and water we take. We may also…

Let’s have an enjoyable healthy summer – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) today advised the public to be mindful of their health during the summer season’s flurry of activities, starting with the Holy Week observance, followed by outings, fiestas, and the like. “This year, the Holy Week signals the start of summer vacation activities, thus, we are urging the public to keep…

Poor kidney and liver patients to receive financial assistance

Patients who need to undergo organ transplant will soon receive financial assistance from the Department of Health through one of its specialty hospital, the National Kidney and Transplant Institute, and the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office. Under the Memorandum of Agreement recently signed by the NKTI and PCSO, patients who will qualify as beneficiaries can avail…