Health

Bureau of Quarantine Clearance and Guidelines
Kristel Serran

What Happens At The Bureau of Quarantine: Clearances And Quarantine Procedur...

The Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) works under the Department of Health (DOH) to ensure that people and livestock coming into the country pass the health and sanitary standards set by the government. In many cases, the BOQ implements and follows the World Health...

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How To Apply For PhilHealth ID
Gibson Perez

How To Apply For A PhilHealth ID

Did you know that the new PVC-type card from PhilHealth is now honored by banks and offices as a valid ID? Know how to apply for PhilHealth ID and learn more about its new features and the discounts involved. Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, commonly k...

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Philhealth Online Services
Gibson Perez

PhilHealth Online Services: How To Access Your MDR Whenever You Want

There are no more good excuses for not using the PhilHealth online services.The time-saving online tool enables every individual to view their membership profile and learn more about the benefits of their contributions in PhilHealth, which can be a huge help w...

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Corona Virus
Cloey Mangali

Know More About The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Symptoms, Prevention, And Hospit...

Wuhan, China, is ground zero for the 2019 novel coronavirus, or nCov, that has begun to spread to other parts of the world. Countries around the globe, including the Philippines, are acting swiftly in the hopes of preventing the transmission of this communicab...

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Philhealth Contribution
Dino Mari Testa

Find Out How Much PhilHealth Contributions Will Increase Starting 2020

Know how much the new state health insurance premiums will be in the next few years.Starting next year, expect your contributions to the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to go up by a little.The new schedule of premiums, which was announced...

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Cloey Mangali

Fast Facts: What You Need To Know About The African Swine Fever

We Filipinos are known to have a centuries-long love affair with pork, devouring all parts of the pig from the insides to the skin. This runaway consumption has made the country pork power in the global market. It has been pointed out in the Senate that the Ph...

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Dino Mari Testa

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Stay Dengue-Free This Rainy Season

Last year, almost 70,000 Filipinos contracted dengue from mosquitos. Since it's peak season for dengue-carrying mosquitos, know how you can protect yourself, your family, and community.Protect your homeWindows and doors. Install net screens on the windows. Rep...

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Kristel Serran

How to Deal with Burn-out: Tips To Keep Your Career Moving Happily Forward

Last May 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that burn-out is an “occupational phenomenon”. Often confused with depression, the WHO classifies burn-out as a distinct condition by defining it in the “occupational context”. The 11th Revis...

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Guide To Preventing Heat Stroke During The Summer
Kathryn Jalbuena

These Heat Stroke Prevention And Treatment Tips Could Save Lives

The Department of Health (DOH) is warning Filipinos to take care to prevent heat stroke during the hot summer months.According to an advisory on the DOH website, heat stroke is a medical conditionwhere your body temperature reaches high levels (40 degrees Cels...

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Dino Mari Testa

How The Universal Health Care Act Will Benefit All Filipinos

In February, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act, which will provide healthcare coverage for all Filipinos. It's one of the priority bills by the President during his last State of the Nation Address (SONA).Once the UHC is in f...

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