Category Archives: Government

DOH Advisory on Dengue

  DOH Advisory on Dengue (DOH CHD-Bicol) Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever are acute viral infections that affect infants, young children, and adults.   Cause Bite of an Aedes aegypti mosquito infected with any one of the four dengue viruses.   Mode of Transmission Transmitted by a day-biting mosquito called Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. These mosquitoes… Read More »

DOH Health Advisory on Leptospirosis

  DOH Health Advisory on Leptospirosis Humans usually acquire leptospirosis when they get in contact with water or soil that has been contaminated with the urine of an infected animal. What are the symptoms of Leptospirosis? High Fever Headache Muscle aches especially of the calf Abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting Red eyes and chills In its severe form,… Read More »

No Balance Billing Policy Philhealth

No Balance Billing Policy Philhealth What is no balance billing policy of Philhealth? No balance billing policy of Philhealth simply means that no other fees or expenses shall be charged or paid for by the indigent patients above and beyond the packaged rates during their confinement period. Members of Philhealth covered by the no balance billing policy: Indigent… Read More »

Is a permit/authority from the NWRB necessary?

As required under the provisions of P.D. 1067, a permit/authority shall be secured from the  NWRB in the following instances: 1 Appropriation of water for any purpose stated under Section 1, except for “purely domestic purpose”. provided that such use shall be registered with the NWRB, with “purely domestic purpose” defined as the use of not more than… Read More »