Wenceslao: Mental health

I have been to doctors’ clinics and hospitals in my life, but yesterday was the first time I visited a psychiatrist. I have heard the lobby for the passage recently of a law about mental health but didn’t listen because I didn’t fathom its import. Or not until the recent episode of paranoia hit me. […]

New Horizon Health Announces 2021 Interim Results: Revenue Increases 317% Year-on-year, Gross Profit Margin Climbs to 56.2%

HANGZHOU, Aug 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – New Horizon Health (6606.HK) (the “Company”), the first public listed cancer screening company in China, has today announced its financial report for the first half year ended 30 June 2021. In the first half of 2021, the Company’s total revenue was RMB43.9 million, a year-on-year […]

Digital vaxx certificates to be launched

TO STOP the proliferation of fake vaccination cards and to adhere to the international vaccination certificate standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Department of Information and Communications Technology’s (DICT) is set to launch its “VaxCertPH” nationwide. VaxCertPH is the portal and mobile app for issuing vaccination certificates to fully vaccinated citizens in […]

Unreleased health worker benefits to be probed

A congresswoman has filed a resolution seeking to investigate the Health department’s alleged failure to release benefits and allowances to health workers under the country’s second stimulus package.  “The Department of Health (DoH) should determine the reasons for such failure and identify viable solutions to give healthcare workers the benefits due to them,” Marikina Rep. Stella Luz […]

J&J, PBSP to roll out training programs to fight TB  

JOHNSON & JOHNSON Philippines, Inc. (J&J) and business-led non-government organization Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) have partnered to train healthcare workers in addressing tuberculosis (TB) cases at the community level, based on updated guidelines from the Department of Health.    “The public health system was focused on COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] and our fellow Filipinos largely had to stay home. […]

TIENS Group Initiates Post-Pandemic Forum on Global Health

TIANJIN, China, Aug 6, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – TIENS Group hosted the “One Belt One Road: Health Industry Development Forum for the Post-Pandemic Era” on August 3, 2021. The forum acted as a platform for industry leaders and stakeholders from different sectors to meet up and delve into health industry challenges, addressing them in turn for the post-pandemic […]

DoH raises alert level in 37 areas, including 8 Metro cities

Philippine health authorities have raised the alert level in eight places in Metro Manila and more than 20 areas in other regions due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases and hospital utilization rates.  This, as the country continues to battle a surge in coronavirus infections believed to be triggered by the more contagious Delta variant.   Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario S. […]

Tiens Group Held An International Health Industry Forum, Exploring the Development Path of Global Health Industry

Tianjing, China, Aug 3, 2021 – As one of the most influential multinational enterprises in China, Tiens Group has been adhering to the development goal of helping people living better since 1995 until now. At the very beginning, the main products of Tiens Group included such healthy products as calcium products. But it has so […]

Mandaue to use ‘early warning system’ to promote vaccination, health protocols

ASIDE from warning residents of possible flashfloods and other disasters, Mandaue City’s early warning system (EWS) being installed in the city’s riverside barangays will soon be used to remind residents to get themselves vaccinated and follow health protocols. With the number of active Covid-19 cases in the city continuing to increase at an alarming rate, […]

Editorial: Delta in Sona

For something more glaring in the immediate present, we waited for the State of the Nation Address (Sona) to mention the Covid-19 crisis, particularly on the Delta variant and, perhaps, for the long haul, some legislation it would ask of Congress to ramp up the nation’s capacity to deal with a future health crisis. And […]

PSG to enforce strict health rules during Duterte’s last SONA

The President’s security force said on Friday that it is all set to handle the last State the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, saying stricter rules would be enforced during the annual activity.  The Presidential Security Guard (PSG) said that it had created a task force as early as May “for early planning and preparation with regard to security” for the annual presidential address.   “With less than a week […]