also allotted P3 million for the Purple Ribbon Award for achievers of family planning in the local government units (LGUs) and other agencies and the safe motherhood and adolescence program specifically for teenage pregnancy which is part of the RPRH, said Vergerie.
"The registration of Dengvaxia is for the FDA to act upon and that the DOH
is currently focusing on response to dengue," it added
But Recto said he understood that "many of the headaches of the present DOH
leadership were inherited," such as the Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP).
He said the report also showed that P294.767 million worth of medicines in DOH
warehouses were found to be nearing expiration as of January 31, 2019, increasing the probability of losing their efficacy.
Since then, the DoH
, alongside the hospital management, have identified and taken all necessary corrective measures to ensure that the facility meets the necessary standards and can continue to provide the best health services to its patients.
and DSHS reached out to state- and local-level groups and to communities through three initiatives.
However, we have been informed by experts in the field that often testing methods used by the DOH
are flawed: Lead paint levels are found to be dangerous in many cases where, in actuality, the levels are within acceptable standards.
Because many people with TBI continued to be exlcuded from these programs, DOH
sought to facilitate the development of a secondary level rehabilitation services for those mosty likely to be excluded--people with severe TBI.
records also showed that the number of dengue cases spiked by 40 percent to 12,802 cases reported from August 4 to August 10 this year from 9,149 cases recorded in the same period in 2018.
But to be clear about it, many of the headaches of the present DOH
leadership were inherited, like the Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP).
Michael Defensor is seeking a congressional probe on the DOH
's overstocking of around P18.5-billion worth of medicines.
In a statement, the DOH
said the team, which would provide counseling and treatment to the victims, is headed by Dr.