Shopee takes ‘zero-tolerance’ for banned items 

By Angelica Y. Yang, Reporter  SHOPEE Philippines said that it does not tolerate the sale of prohibited items and products flagged by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), adding that it complies with local regulations in markets, amid reports of mercury-containing medical devices on the e-commerce platform.  “Shopee takes a strict zero-tolerance approach to the sale of […]

Metro Pacific Hospitals aids in expansion of Bohol private hospital

METRO Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI) has partnered with the Ramiro family-owned private hospital in Bohol to further expand and improve its facilities. “Together, we will work towards fast-tracking the completion of its ongoing expansion and renovation projects, and upgrading its lineup of medical equipment, to propel Ramiro Community Hospital (RCH) to a stronger multi-specialty […]

Carmen Copper aids 10 Cebu hospitals

AMID the rising number of Covid-19 cases, 10 public hospitals in Cebu Province will receive ventilators and high flow nasal cannulas from Carmen Copper Corp., a mining company based in Toledo City, Cebu. Carmen Copper president and chief executive officer Roy Deveraturda turned over on Monday, August 16, the medical equipment worth P4.47 million to […]

Mediwelcome Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 31, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The largest provider in the Integrated Healthcare Marketing Solutions Market of cardio-cerebral-vascular diseases (CCVDs), Mediwelcome Healthcare Management & Technology Inc. (“Mediwelcome” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) is pleased to announce the unaudited consolidated interim results for the six months ended […]

Zhong Ji Longevity Science Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 31, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Zhong Ji Longevity Science Group Limited (“Zhong Ji Longevity Science”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; stock code: 0767.HK) is pleased to announce its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (“Period under Review”). During the Period under Review, the […]

Medical equipment distributor planning expanded product line

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT company Medilines Distributors, Inc. said it plans to expand its footprint in the Philippines to increase the supply of medical devices during the pandemic. The company has been distributing equipment that helps in the detection of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) complications, including CT scanners and x-ray machines, the company said in a statement […]

Espina: Covid vaccination

After the hesitance and indifference of many Filipino families toward being vaccinated against Covid-19, now we see an almost uncontrollable crowd wanting to be vaccinated. We commend Cebu, through its proactive leaders, for seeking viable alternatives to extend vaccinations and other related services in our barangays. The dynamic Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia, Cebu City Mayor […]

Medical student ‘asked to pay’ for vaccination in Cebu City

THE Cebu City Government will launch an investigation on the report that a Southwestern Medical University (SWU) medical student from another country was asked to pay for Covid-19 vaccination. The Students Right and Welfare (Straw) committee of the SWU Medical Student Council first reported the foreigner’s predicament on its Facebook page and this happened early […]

Sihuan Pharmaceutical(0460.HK): Respond to the special directives to combat illegal medical aesthetics services, Advocate ‘Positive Energy’ of China’s Medical Aesthetics Industry

HONG KONG, Aug 11, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – On June 10, 2021, the National Health Commission, leading eight ministries and commissions, issued the “Notice on Distributing the Special Rectification Work Plan for Combating Illegal Medical Aesthetic Services.” On August 9, 2021, ‘The People’s Daily’ published an article entitled – ‘Medical aesthetic sector […]

Following Series A Financing, Scivita Medical Completes Series B Financing of Nearly RMB0.4 Billion to Accelerate the Strategic Layout of Globalization

HONG KONG, Aug 5, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Following the completion of series A round financing, with the acceleration of the research and development and commercialization of endoscopy product, Scivita Medical Technology Co., Ltd. (“Scivita Medical”) announced today that it has received nearly RMB0.4 Billion in Series B financing, with new investors […]

Briones: Get vaccinated

I know I have been saying it since Cebu started its vaccine rollout sometime in March, but members of the public who are still not vaccinated should get the jab when they have the chance. If you don’t trust me because I’m not a medical professional, then don’t take my word for it. Listen instead […]

DOH 7 calls for more nurses, doctors

THE Department of Health (DOH) 7 has deployed close to a hundred nurses in private hospitals and isolation centers in Cebu to augment the work force as health authorities continued to grapple with the rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases here. This as Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 issued an executive order regulating […]

Editorial: Not good

This is anyway a fight, not to mention our recent medal catch in Tokyo, so we’ll use boxing parlance. Think of the Delta season as the middle rounds of a rough fight. Much energy had been spent, we were clobbered blue, style combinations have been thrown, we’ve ducked for cover, bobbed and weaved, caught our […]