Tag Archives: Health

How much is measles vaccine in the Philippines?

How much is measles vaccine in the Philippines? Measles vaccine in the Philippines cost more or less one thousand three hundred pesos (P1,300).   Measles is a highly contagious disease and is one of the leading causes of death among young children. But vaccines work to protect your children from measles.   The measles vaccine doses are free… Read More »

Protect Yourself From Foodborne Illnesses

Protect yourself from foodborne illnesses.   The Department of Health (DOH) recommends adherence to the World Health Organization’s  Five Keys to Safer Food in the fight against foodborne diseases like salmonella and listeriosis. These diseases can be deadly especially to children.   Health care in the Philippines is getting expensive every year. Protecting yourself from diseases will save… Read More »

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018 was celebrated in the Philippines on July 3, 2018.   The Philippines’ Department of Natural Resources (DENR) advises households to segregate their trash given that a large amount of garbage comes from them.   Individuals can do their part by bringing reusable bags like bayong or canvass bags when shopping.   International… Read More »

Philippine Mental Health Law or Republic Act 11036 Passed

The Principal Sponsor of the Philippine Mental Health Law is Senator Pia Hontiveros. The passage of the Philippine Mental Health Law sets the path for government policy on integrating mental health care into the general health care system. There is no health without mental health. No longer shall Filipinos suffer silently in the dark. What are the salient… Read More »

Dengue Awareness Month, Combat Dengue

Dengue Awareness Month Prevent dengue-carrying mosquitoes from infecting your loved ones by practicing tried and tested prevention measures: search and destroy self-protect seek early consultation say yes to fogging also known as the “4S” method.   Dengue Prevention   Search and Destroy Cover water drums and pails Replace water in flower vases once a week Clean gutters of… Read More »