Tag Archives: Health

Galis Aso

  Galis Aso is an infectious skin infection caused by sarcoptic mange or “germs”, it is a very small parasite digging and rolling under the skin which caused severe irritation and allergies. It is one of the most common diseases during summer season. How you get it: A person can get infected by touching (contact) the skin of… Read More »

Common diseases every summer in the Philippines

  This summer, common diseases are easy to contract or to catch. Be aware of possible illness so that it can be avoided. Our eyes are sensitive especially this summer. The following are the common diseases every summer in the Philippines Sore Eyes Cough and Cold Diarrhea Sunburn Skin Disease Dog Bite and Cat Bite Stomach Ailments and… Read More »

What is the top infectious killer in the Philippines?

Tuberculosis is the top infectious killer in the Philippines. Every day, 70 Filipinos die from TB, although it is a curable disease. TB is the leading killer of people with HIV and a major cause of deaths related to antimicrobial resistance. About 1 million Filipinos have active TB disease, the 3rd highest prevalence rate in the world. Tuberculosis… Read More »

Where are the smoke free zones in the Philippines?

  Pursuant to Executive Order No.26 and Republic Act No.9211, The following areas and places are smoke-free zones. School, Colleges, and Universities Centers for Youth Activities (playground and other recreational facilities for minors) Health Center, Clinic, Private and Public Hospitals Food Preparation Areas Fire Hazard (gas station) Elevators and Stairwells Airport and Ship Terminals Train and Bus Station… Read More »