DBM releases another P2-B fund for indigent PhilHealth members

THE DEPARTMENT of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the release of another P2.02 billion to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for the National Government’s premium subsidy for indigent members this year.    In a statement on Monday, DBM said the fund covers the January to December period for 673,965 members who are identified as […]

CoA vows to audit Health department’s COVID vaccine purchases

THE COMMISSION on Audit’s (CoA) chairman, whose nomination was confirmed on Wednesday, vowed to audit coronavirus vaccine purchases of the Health department. The agency is not bound by confidentiality agreements signed by the Department of Health (DoH) and vaccine suppliers, national auditor Gamaliel A. Cordoba told lawmakers of the Commission on Appointments. “We will demand […]

Bitcoin of Healthcare: EPILLO Is Pioneering Blockchain-based Health & Fitness Smart Wearables with a Digital Health Ecosystem

New York, NY, November 28, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Europe based EPILLO Health Systems was formed in 2020 with an approach to enable consumers to manage their health services, medicines, physical activity, diet & lifestyle for the prevention and control of Chronic & Lifestyle-based diseases. The healthcare conglomerate takes the assistance of medical evidence, consumer behavior and medical technology […]

Health workforce ‘not in sync’ with advances in tech, say educators

By Brontë H. Lacsamana, Reporter   PUBLIC-PRIVATE partnerships and a modernized curriculum can address the lack of expertise that prevents Filipino healthcare workers from taking advantage of innovations in their field, educators said.  “We have all spent a lot of time onboarding nursing and clinical graduates but they’re unfortunately not in sync with what’s needed out […]

DOST-FNRI: Nutrition critical to students’ health with implementation of full face-to-face classes

AS THE full implementation of face-to-face (F2F) classes in public schools and some private schools started on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) has called on schools, families and concerned agencies to fortify students’ health both inside and outside the classroom through proper nutrition. “In the […]

The Executive Talk by ShareInvestor: Rojukiss International PCL (SET: KISS)

BANGKOK, Nov 4, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Rojukiss International PCL (SET: KISS) Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Worrawan Chaikamnerd provided an admirable interview regarding her business strategy under the tough timing caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the company’s core vision reflecting future growth. Rojukiss International PCL Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Worrawan Chaikamnerd […]

Senate bill filed requiring local governments to upgrade maternal health services 

A BILL requiring local governments to upgrade devolved health services and facilities, particularly for maternal care, has been filed at the Senate.   “Our bill mandates all LGUs (local government units) to provide and create a facility for maternal care regardless of whether the cases are high or not,” Senator Mark A. Villar told BusinessWorld in […]

Cascolan defends appointment as health exec amid flak

NEWLY designated Health Undersecretary Camilo Pancratius P. Cascolan, a retired national police chief, has defended his appointment amid criticisms, saying health management is “not limited to medical knowledge.”   A health workers’ group and opposition lawmakers denounced President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s choice of Mr. Cascolan, citing his lack of qualification.  Mr. Cascolan told One News […]

US extends COVID-19 public health emergency declaration

REUTERS WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday extended the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic’s status as a public health emergency for another 90 days, thereby preserving measures like high payments to hospitals and expanded Medicaid. The extension was announced by US Health Secretary Xavier Becerra on Thursday. Last month, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., […]

Malaysian Genomics Signs Agreement with National Institutes of Health to Explore Research Opportunities

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, Oct 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – MGRC Therapeutics Sdn Bhd (MGRC-T), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (Bursa: MGRC, 0155), a leading genomics and biopharmaceutical specialist, has entered into a cooperation agreement with the National Institutes of Health, Malaysia (NIH), providing a framework for collaboration between […]

ClinicalSquared Partners with Solve.Care to Create Web3 Health Networks on the Blockchain

Washington, D.C., Oct 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Solve.Care (https://solve.care/), a healthcare platform company that leverages blockchain to deliver better care and ClinicalSquared (www.clinicalsquared.com), a multi-disciplinary technology consulting company specializing in custom software development, today announced that they have joined forces to create Web3 health networks on the Solve.Care Platform. The announcement […]