DOH Teams Up with WHO and UNICEF to Address Malnutrition in the Philippines
The Department of Health (DOH), through the National Nutrition Council (NNC), in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) convenes for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Philippines Gathering (#SUNMOVEMENTPH) to bring key players from the government agencies, developmental partners, civil society groups, business sectors and the academe to identifyactionsin addressing malnutrition.
'Wag Pasaway, Sa Paputok, Goodbye Kamay!
The Department of Health Regional Office XIII is hands full in the preparation for the "Iwas Paputok" Campaign as the Caraganons celebrate Christmas solemnity and wave goodbye to 2015 as the year ends.
Health Preventive Measures Against Haze
Haze during fire can cause air pollution which can bring about increased risks for respiratory tract infections and cardiac ailments.
The public, especially the elderly, children, and those with respiratory and cardiovascular diseases is hereby urged to do the following:
>Stay indoors with good ventilation.
>Wear appropriate dust masks when going outside the house.
>Refrain from physical activities in heavily polluted areas.