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Free anti-pneumonia vaccine

Some 1.25 million doses of free anti-pneumonia vaccines for indigent seniors are available in local government units (LGUs) and government health centers nationwide. This was...

Pneumonia vaccine should be made available to all adults—experts

With an ageing population and the need for a healthy workforce, the government and the private sector have to work together to make the pneumonia vaccine available to vulnerable segments of the population to protect them against this vaccine-preventable disease as well as boost morale in the workplace.

FinTech Alliance.PH brings the biggest Inclusion & Digital Transformation Summit

Fintech Alliance.PH, the country’s leading and largest association of fintech and digital players, is hosting the second edition of Inclusion and Digital Transformation (INDX)...

SM Cares celebrates Pink Ribbon Day

Breast cancer awareness is one of the many advocacies of SM aimed at enabling spaces that care for the welfare of women. The SM...

DOH first-ever Healthy Pilipinas Awards opens door for submissions

The Department of Health (DOH) is drumming up its call for submissions as it launches the first-ever Healthy Pilipinas Awards in recognition of the...

Financing the service

For us at the forefront of Universal Health Care—together with the local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Health (DOH)—UHC day is every...

The Primary Care story

A woman wakes up, feeling out of sorts. She tells her daughter that she is not feeling well. Her daughter advises her to consult...

New Swab Station in Malate, Manila

The country's first and only biotech company in diagnostics, Manila Healthtek Inc. (MTek), opens a COVID-19 Swab Station at Palacio de Manila parking lot...

DOTr holds dry run to test Subic crew-change protocols

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) conducted a dry run in the point-to-point embarkation and debarkation of seafarers in preparation for...

Hi-Precision Diagnostics partners with LGUs as accredited COVID-19 Testing Lab

Hi-Precision Diagnostics (HPD), the country’s leading medical laboratory, has received its COVID Testing Lab accreditation to perform the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, which is the gold standard in COVID-19 confirmatory testing. With this accreditation, HPD intensifies its mission to serve with compassion and provide quality healthcare for the Filipino people.