NeoLife re-launch on May 12

AFTER serving 2,000 Ilonggos to stay healthy and well for five years, NeoLife Iloilo will reintroduce and celebrate its glorious five years of serving the Ilonggo community on May 12, 2018. Along this line, the pioneer international cellular nutrition company based in California, USA will target more health advocates in Western Visayas and the Philippines. […]

USAID, DOH celebrate accomplishments of partnership for tuberculosis control

THE United States and Philippine governments today celebrated progress in combating tuberculosis (TB) at a completion ceremony for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) five-year, Php1.5 billion tuberculosis project, Innovations and Multi-Sectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of Tuberculosis (IMPACT). “Infectious diseases like TB can take a terrible toll on individuals, families, and communities,” explained […]

Two island-barangays eye rabies-free tag

TWO ISLAND-barangays in the municipality of Concepcion in northern Iloilo seek to be declared as “rabies-free” zones, according to the Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) on Rabies Prevention and Control in Western Visayas. Caroline Tumabotabo, Department of Health (DOH)-6 Rabies Prevention and Control Program Coordinator, said that the island-barangays of Malangabang and Salvacion in Concepcion, […]

DOH-6: Maintain balanced diet during the holidays

By: Leonard T. Pineda I Amid the numerous Yuletide parties, the Department of Health (DOH)-6 encouraged the public to maintain a healthy and balanced diet during the holidays. Dr. Elvie Villalobos, DOH-6 Cluster Head of Infectious Disease and Environmental and Occupational Health, said people can still enjoy food during the holiday season but they just need […]

Schools urged to create Dengue Brigade

THE Department of Health (DOH)-6 encouraged schools in Western Visayas to create “Dengue School Brigade” to help prevent the outbreak of the disease. Maria Lourdes Monegro, DOH-6 Regional Dengue Program Coordinator, said the dengue brigade can help equip students who are considered as ‘dengue-vulnerable age group’, with more information about dengue transmission, prevention and control. […]