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Pharma group urges adoption of Code of Ethics for industry


Advocates of ethical conduct in the medicine business get another strong backer, this time among the pharmaceutical industry.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

A symptom of the greater problem in health system

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NURSES tend to more than a hundred dengue-stricken patients at the Quirino Memorial Hospital in Quezon City during an outbreak in August 2011. FILE PHOTO

Florizel Tambio was a volunteer at a government hospital when she applied in the Nurse Deployment Program of the Department of Health last year.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Alarm sounded about lack of healthcare providers

A medical assistant administers an insulin shot to a diabetes patient. AFP FILE PHOTO/SAJJAD HUSSAIN

For Dr. Bien Nillos, being healthcare provider in an environment with limited resources is a challenge.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Calls for healthcare transparency and accountability renewed


The clamor for transparency and accountability in healthcare practices and the push for adhering to codes of ethics are becoming stronger.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Resurgence of measles calls for more vigilance in vaccination


“Failure to vaccinate susceptible population led to the resurgence of measles.” This was repeatedly emphasized by Dr. May Emmeline Montellano, the president of Philippine Foundation for Vaccination and a pediatric infectious disease specialist, during a roundtable discussion organized by the Merck, Sharp and Dohme (MSD) last Tuesday, amid the alarming declaration by Department of Health of a measles outbreak in a number of cities and provinces in the country.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Disaster survivors’ mental health must not be ignored

DESTROYED houses brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Tolosa, Leyte  FILE PHOTO

It is all well and good to look after the survivors’ physical health, but their mental health must not be ignored.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Ayala Land spearheads mixed-use community in Iloilo

AERIAL view of the planned Atria

Soon to rise in Iloilo City is a master-planned, mixed-use community that will integrate residential, retail and business clusters as well as healthcare and educational institutions.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Globe supports Unicef maternal and newborn health program

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SUPPORTING UNICEF’S commitment to reduce maternal and child mortality in the country, Globe Telecoms donated P1 million to the Fund’s maternal and newborn health programs.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »



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