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Rise in dengue, measles cases underline value of vaccines

The Philippines is facing two public health crises in 2019—a simmering measles outbreak and the soaring number of dengue cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

DOH Deploys Health Emergency, Mental Health Teams to Batanes

The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday activated the Code Blue Alert in the province of Batanes and White Alert in the DOH Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development (CHD) Operations Center, rendering them on a 24-hour duty in the aftermath of the magnitude 5.9 earthquake that occurred in Itbayat, Batanes last Saturday, July 27. More […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 31st, 2019

Suplay ng dugo sa Iloilo, sapat sa kabila ng dengue outbreak

Iloilo City – PinawI ang pangamba ng publiko na magkukulang ng dugo ang Iloilo City matapos na isailalim ito sa state of calamity dahil sa mabilis na pagtaas ng bilng ng kaso ng dengue. Ito ang ginawang pagtiyak ni Dr. Dennis Roy Pasadilla, blood center manager ng Western Visayas Regional Blood Center ng Philippine Red […] The post Suplay ng dugo sa Iloilo, sapat sa kabila ng dengue outbreak appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 27th, 2019

DOH and Western Visayas Lgus Join Forces Vs Dengue Outbreak

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III today directed intensified dengue response in Western Visayas, as he engaged in a dialogue with local officials in Iloilo, and inspected hospitals and other health facilities to assess the situation and extend needed assistance from the Department of Health. As of the 28th Morbidity Week (January 1-July 13, 2019), a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 26th, 2019

Army s 61IB deploys community support teams in Calinog

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz, July 23 -- Nine Community Support Program (CSP) teams under the Army's Community Support Program have been deployed in the different barangays of Calinog, Iloilo......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2019

Army s 61IB deploys community support teams in Calinog

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz, July 23 -- Nine Community Support Program (CSP) teams under the Army's Community Support Program have been deployed in the different barangays of Calinog, Iloilo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2019

89 dead from dengue in Western Visayas : NDRRMC

dengue outbreak killed 8........»»

Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

DOH still far from reaching vaccination target

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 5 months since a measles outbreak was declared in several regions in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) has yet to reach its target vaccination coverage rate of 95%, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Wednesday, July 3. In an interview with reporters, Duque ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

Phenoms and Team Gilas Women’s victorious in 3 on 3 tournament

June 29, 2019 (MANILA, Philippines) – Two Philippine Champions emerged victorious at the Red Bull Reign Finals on Saturday, June 29th, 2019, at Kerry Sports Manila in Bonifacio Global City: Men’s Champions Phenom and Women’s Champions Team Gilas Women’s. Both teams advance to the Red Bull Reign Global Finals in Toronto, Canada, this August where they will represent the Philippines against 15 other nations from around the globe. Red Bull Reign is a high-endurance, offense-driven 3-on-3 street basketball tournament that brings the best ballers in the world together. Each game is contested under strict rules inspired by FIBA’s (International Basketball Federation) 3-on-3 rules: Teams consist of 3 players (+1 reserve) age 18 and above Games take place back-to-back on opposite halves of the court The first team to score 21 points or the most points in 10 minutes wins the match In total, fourteen male teams and eight female teams competed this year. Women’s Red Bull Reign Tournament Red Bull Reign 2019 introduced a standalone tournament exclusively dedicated to women. Teams from countries including Russia, United Kingdom, and the Canada held local tournaments to find representatives for the Global Finals. This year’s installment saw several local teams all vying for a spot in the Finals. The opening games took place in the morning and progressed over the course of the day, until only two teams remained: Zamboanga Valientes and Team Gilas Women’s, with the later taking the victory with a final score of 21 – 06. Team Gilas Women’s is comprised of Jack Daniel Animam, Claire Castro, Janine Pontejos and Afril Bernardino. They are members of the Philippines’ national women’s basketball team, with years of experience under their belt. “We train everyday”, says power forward Animam. “We’ve known each other for so long that our teamwork is top notch. And now, it’s a privilege to represent the Philippines in the World Finals in Toronto!” Men’s Red Bull Reign Tournament This year’s men’s tournament began with the Last Chance Qualifier, which saw eight teams from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao compete head-to-head in back-to-back action. Teams Phenom and Philippine Navy, and team J Hoop from Cebu City, crushed the competition to advance to the Semi-Finals together with Team Basilian. Teams Phenom and Basilan both won their respective games to meet in a thrilling finals showdown. With amazing shooting and tenacity, the Phenom edged its competition to a final score of 22-to-19. As three-time Red Bull Reign Philippine Champions, the Phenom this year consisted of former NCAA and PBA D-League players Shaq Alanes, Junjie Hallare, and Micole Sorela. “I’m kinda speechless”, says Sorela. “We didn’t expect to win this, especially against our friends from Team Basilan. So we feel great! We wouldn’t have made it here without the help of our coaches or my awesome teammates.” “Toronto, here we come!” shares Phenom team captain, Bong Pineda, in a statement that echoed Animam’s sentiments. “We’re excited to advance to the World Finals. We’re coming, Toronto!” Reign 2019 Vince Hizon, Tournament Director of Red Bull Reign, shares his thoughts on this year’s tournament. “The fact that this is a qualifier for a world tournament – that makes it a big deal. Red Bull has done an exceptional job in all the sports they’ve participated in, really uplifting sports through these amazing opportunities. But in basketball, they know how passionate the Filipinos are regarding the game.” As the 2019 Red Bull Reign Philippine Champions, Phenom and Team Gilas will represent the country at the Global Finals in Toronto, Canada, this coming August! For more information, please visit: win.gs/redbullreign201.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2019

Prisaa Nationals: CV beach spikers make finals

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—The Central Visayas (CV) men and women’s beach volleyball teams advanced to the finals of the 2019 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games.  The CV men’s got a chance to gun for its third title after defeating Region 10 (Northern Mindanao), 21-10, 21-12, in the semifinals in Tagum City on Thursday afternoon, […] The post Prisaa Nationals: CV beach spikers make finals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

How The Philippines Is Fighting One Of The World s Worst Measles Outbreaks - Goats and Soda

As health workers in the Philippines continue to try to contain the outbreak, a botched vaccination campaign against dengue is making their job harder......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Women’s and girls’ teams of Central Visayas fall short in Prisaa Nationals 

DAVAO CITY, Philippines —The Central Visayas women’s and girls’ volleyball teams lost the chance to vie for the gold after losing to their respective semifinal opponents in the 2019 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games here on Thursday afternoon, May 23, 2019.  The women’s squad lost to Western Visayas, 18-25, 21-25, 25-19, 17-25.  The […] The post Women’s and girls’ teams of Central Visayas fall short in Prisaa Nationals  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise

The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles as of May 17, according to health officials.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday the outbreak has now spre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise

The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles as of May 17, according to health officials.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday the outbreak has now spre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

Army deploys 5,000 soldiers for poll duties

The Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has mapped out its preparations relative to the May 13, 2019 midterm elections. Starting May 6, 2019, the 3ID has deployed more than 5,000 personnel to secure the national and local elections in Central and Western Visayas. “It’s all systems go, as far as the Philippine Army is concerned,” […] The post Army deploys 5,000 soldiers for poll duties appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

CV football teams vie for Palaro golds

Cebu City, Philippines—The best of the best in Visayas football will be known Friday afternoon, May 3, 2019 as Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA) and Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) battle for the gold medal in both secondary and elementary football competition of the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Davao City. The Central Visayas […] The post CV football teams vie for Palaro golds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2019

Palarong Pambansa: CVIRAA football teams make semifinals

Cebu City, Philippines—The Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) secondary and elementary football teams kept their gold medal hopes alive by advancing to the semifinal round on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Davao City. The University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R)-manned Central Visayas secondary football team clinched a semifinals slot […] The post Palarong Pambansa: CVIRAA football teams make semifinals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2019

CV football teams make Palaro quarterfinals

Cebu City, Philippines—The Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA) secondary and elementary football teams advanced to the quarterfinal round of the football competition of the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Davao City. CVRAA secondary team is manned by the University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) while the elementary is represented by Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC). […] The post CV football teams make Palaro quarterfinals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

DOH not lifting measles outbreak declaration

The Department of Health (DOH) will not lift the measles outbreak declared in four regions in the country last February, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

DOH to declare measles outbreak over only when vaccination target reached

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 3 months since a measles outbreak was declared in several regions in the country, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Department of Health (DOH) would only lift that declaration when the target vaccination coverage rate of 95% is reached. In an interview with reporters Monday, April 28, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019