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GenSan intensifies fumigation vs dengue

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- Health personnel here have intensified their anti-dengue fumigation activities as dengue cases in various parts of the city...

Region 12 registers 34 dengue deaths

COTAB ATO CITY (MindaNews/23 August) -- The health department in the region is alarmed with the widespread dengue cases that have left 34 people...

Davao dengue cases drop

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 Aug) -- The City Health Office (CHO) reported that the dengue cases in the city has slowly dropped due to intensive...

More men in Davao City want to undergo vasectomy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – The City Health Office here today bared that more men this year have availed of the vasectomy procedure compared...

DOH stands pat on free choice of family planning methods for couples

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) – A top official of the Department of Health (DOH) today said the agency has remained unfazed by the opposition...

GenSan’s gym is reserve dengue ward

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 Aug) – The city government here has designated the city gymnasium as reserve dengue ward in preparation for the possible...

Fiction-Writing Contest in Bisaya now open

DAVAO CITY (DWG/08 August) -- In line with the thrust of the National Commission on Literary Arts to help develop creative writing in the...

Save Talaingod Network holds medical mission, calls for unity amidst “alarming health situation”

DAVAO CITY (STN/08 August) -- Insisting on the urgency to mitigate the poor health situation in the indigenous community, the Save Talaingod Network (STN)...

GenSan LGU puts up dengue ward

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/4 Aug) – The city government has established a special ward for dengue patients at the city district hospital here due...

Rise in dengue cases in South Cot linked to climate change

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 August) – Erratic climatic conditions since 2008 could have caused the steady rise in the incidence of dengue cases in...

2 more dengue victims die in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 July) – Dengue claimed two more lives here since last week, bringing to three the number of confirmed deaths in...

Davao councilor proposes ‘dengue ordinance’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 July) – Alarmed by the year-round threat of dengue, the head of the City Council Committee on Health is proposing to...

Dengue is Bukidnon’s top, urgent health problem, says PHO chief

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 July)- Dengue is Bukidnon’s number one and most urgent health problem and the focus of the agenda of the Provincial...

Bukidnon medical center releases ‘detained’ patients

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/18 July) -- On July 12, Susan Enad, a resident of Lantapan town, Bukidnon packed her things and prepared to leave what...

Dengue cases in R-11 up 49%

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – Dengue cases in the region have increased by 49 percent in the first six months of this year compared...

Dengue in South Cot: “outbreak level but manageable”

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/14 July) -- Dengue incidence in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao has reportedly reached the outbreak level as confirmed cases in...

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