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26 students in Iloilo town positive for Hepatitis A

TWENTY-SIX high school students in Calinog, Iloilo tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to municipal health officer Cesar Rey Mestidio on Tuesday. Mestidio said the Grade 7 to Grade 12 students are from Don Esteban S. Javellana Memorial High School. The Hepatitis A cases were recorded from last week to the present. The hepatitis virus […] The post 26 students in Iloilo town positive for Hepatitis A appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News

Pimentel wants power of Health chief to choose vaccines clipped

          Amid the Dengvaxia controversy, Senate President Aqulino 'Koko" Pimentel III now wants to remove the Secretary of Health's "unfettered discretion" to choose the types of vaccines that may be included in the government's basic immunization program.   Instead,Pimentel proposes that this power be transferred to Congress.   His proposal was contained in Senate Bill No. 1743 that seeks to amend Republic Act No. 10152 or the "Mandatory Infants and Children Heath Immunization Act of 2011."   Pimentel said the law was enacted to address the then-growing number of newborns and children infected with the Hepatitis-B...Keep on reading: Pimentel wants power of Health chief to choose vaccines clipped.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 16th, 2018Related News

Renewed drive vs. hepatitis B, liver cancer underway in SF Bay Area

SAN MATEO, California -- An intensified drive against hepatitis B and liver cancer is trying to raise public awareness of the single largest health disparity within the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.   Known as San Francisco Hep B Free -- Bay Area is underway in San Mateo County and will soon cover the whole San Francisco Bay Area. The program encourages screening and vaccination to make the San Francisco Bay Area free of hepatitis B.   Program Coordinator Richard So shared said the program is geared towards the1.7 million Asian and Pacific Islander residents of the Bay Area, or some 24 percent of the population, with disproportionate cases of li...Keep on reading: Renewed drive vs. hepatitis B, liver cancer underway in SF Bay Area.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 19th, 2018Related News

Hepatitis C nearly triples in US in 5 years

Hepatitis C nearly triples in US in 5 years.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2017Related News

HIV, hepatitis C and TB at Cebu City Jail

HIV, hepatitis C and TB at Cebu City Jail.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsApr 23rd, 2017Related News

Hepatology Society gala kicks off 2017 anti-hepatitis B campaign

Hepatology Society gala kicks off 2017 anti-hepatitis B campaign.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 23rd, 2017Related News

Drug for one hepatitis type may activate another – watchdog

Drug for one hepatitis type may activate another – watchdog.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2016Related News

Former action star Derek Dee comes clean to raise awareness on Hepatitis C

Former action star Derek Dee comes clean to raise awareness on Hepatitis C.....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: LifestyleOct 6th, 2016Related News

BFAR suspends operations of scallops exporter amid Hepatitis A cases in Hawaii

BFAR suspends operations of scallops exporter amid Hepatitis A cases in Hawaii.....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 11th, 2016Related News

BFAR suspends operations of scallops exporter amid Hepatitis A cases in Hawaii

BFAR suspends operations of scallops exporter amid Hepatitis A cases in Hawaii.....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 11th, 2016Related News

BFAR 7 suspends operations of Lapu-Lapu scallops exporter after reports of Hepatitis A contamination in Hawaii

CEBU CITY, Sept. 10 &'8212; The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Bfar) 7 has suspended the operations of a Lapu-Lapu City-based seafood exporter after some of their products were linked to a hepatitis outbreak in Hawaii last month. Logo photo co.....»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsSep 10th, 2016Related News

BFAR suspends Cebu exporter over hepatitis outbreak

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has suspended Cebu-based De Oro Resources Inc......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 3rd, 2016Related News

Hepatitis A in Hawaii traced to Cebu exporter

DORI banned from seafood exports pending inquiry A CEBU-based seafood exporter has been ordered to suspend operations temporarily following an outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii that has been traced back to some of the products it has shipped. The exporter.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 2nd, 2016Related News

DOH Includes Hepatitis B Prevention Among its Priorities for Eradication

DOH Includes Hepatitis B Prevention Among its Priorities for Eradication.....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 29th, 2016Related News