300 infected with HIV in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – About 300 persons in this trading hub of Northern Mindanao have been diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), a health official said. Joey Retuya, an epidemiologist at the City Health Office, made the disclosure as the country observed the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day last Sunday. HIV causes the deadly … Read More

QC ‘Buntis’ Congress promotes benefits of expanded maternity leave bill

MANILA — The Quezon City Health Department, Department of Health (DOH), Office of Senator Risa Hontiveros and Barangay Commonwealth held the “Buntis” Congress Monday to inform pregnant women, their husbands and relatives how the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill could empower every Filipino family. The Congress, held at the Commonwealth Barangay Hall, offered the pregnant women … Read More

Resolution opposing condom distribution in schools referred to Dagupan council

DAGUPAN CITY — A resolution of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Ifugao expressing vehement objection to a program of the Department of Health (DOH), particularly the distribution of free condoms in secondary schools nationwide was referred to the Dagupan City council for its information and appropriate action. The matter was calendared in last Monday’s session of … Read More