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29 Jul 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three successive earthquakes occurred in the remote northern Batanes islands of the Philippines on 27 July, displacing nearly 3,000 people.

  • Dengue cases continue to surge in the Philippines as the Government declares national alert An education grant from the EU aims to reach 13,000 children and youth affected by armed conflict in Mindanao.

  • Members of the Mindanao Humanitarian Team in Iligan conducted a needs assessment of Marawi continuing humanitarian needs.

27 Jun 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Members of the Mindanao Humanitarian Team in Iligan conducted a need assessment of Marawi continuing humanitarian needs.

  • Dengue cases are increasing in the Central Visayas region, where there are over 7,300 dengue cases with 43 deaths in first five months in 2019.

  • As the number of measles cases decline, the risks of a current outbreak is now set to moderate at the national level.

FEATURE

03 Apr 2019 description

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 02 Apr (PIA) - - Department of Health (DOH) 9 reminds the public once again to be vanguards for health by consistently putting into practice the 4-S campaign against dengue.

The 4-S campaign stands for Search and destroy mosquito-breeding sites; secure Self-protection measures like wearing long pants, long sleeved shirts and daily use of mosquito repellent; Seek early consultation and Support, and fogging only in hotspot areas where increase in cases is registered for two consecutive weeks to prevent an impending outbreak