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WHO backs Bukidnon fight vs. schistosomiasis

WHO backs Bukidnon fight vs. schistosomiasis

MALAYBALAY CITY –  The World Health Organization positively responded to the request of the Bukidnon Sangguniang Panlalawigan for help in the control of schistosomiasis in the province, according to the… Read more »

Next headache after floods – leptospirosis – DOH Sec. Ona

Next headache after floods – leptospirosis – DOH Sec. Ona

MALAYBALAY CITY – The next headache communities might face after flooding is leptospiroris, Health Sec. Enrique Ona said. Ona told Bukidnon News the communities should be prepared also of the… Read more »

Bukidnon to combat low TB detection with multi-sector alliance

Bukidnon to combat low TB detection with multi-sector alliance

MALAYBALAY CITY– The Bukidnon Provincial Health Office is spearheading the formation of a Bukidnon multi-sectoral alliance for the control of tuberculosis in the province. Dr. Teresita G. Damasco, provincial health… Read more »

DOH reveals 53 schisto endemic barangays in Bukidnon

DOH reveals 53 schisto endemic barangays in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY – About 53 of Bukidnon’s 464 barangays are endemic to schistosomiasis with five of these villages considered “highly endemic” or with 10 percent and above infection rate, according… Read more »

With community support, Bukidnon can control schistosomiasis – DOH official

With community support, Bukidnon can control schistosomiasis – DOH official

MALAYBALAY CITY – The Department of Health can control schistosomiasis in Bukidnon with the help of the community using a mix of ways, primarily mass treatment, Dr. Ricardo Reyes, DOH… Read more »

Bukidnon seeks WHO help on schistosomiasis

Bukidnon seeks WHO help on schistosomiasis

MALAYBALAY CITY – The Bukidnon Provincial Board passed a resolution Wednesday urging and requesting the World Health Organization to intervene and provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of the Matin-ao Spring… Read more »