Philippines

Massive Food Poisoning at Party in the Philippines

Massive Food Poisoning at Party in the PhilippinesNearly 150 party attendants were rushed to the hospital with food poising during a birthday celebration in Bangay Meysulao, Calumpit, Bulacan.

The party attendants are believed to have been poisoned by spaghetti and other party foods that were served at the celebration and prepared by Cesar Tolentino’s family.

A Drive Against Public Smoking

A Drive Against Public SmokingFrom today onwards, a crackdown against smoking in public areas is about to initiate in Manila. This initiative of Metro Manila Development Authority is in partnership with the health and environmental sanitation officers of Metro Manila’s 17 cities and municipalities.

Advocates Push for Organ Donors in the Philippines

Advocates Push for Organ Donors in the PhilippinesAs a country with deep family ties, religious devotion, and superstitious beliefs, it may not be surprising to find that the Philippines lack willing organ donors. Also, it may not come as a surprise to know that many relatives of the deceased are hesitant to consent to an organ donation after the loss of a loved one.

Run For Green to Take Place at University of Cebu

Run For Green to Take Place at University of CebuRun for Green Life, a campaign for healthy life style will be held on this Sunday and will be dedicated to the celebration of life. The event will be organized by the Southern Partners and Fair Trade Center (SPFTC) together with the Fair Trade Shop and Road Revolution Network at the University of Cebu.

Researchers Discover Virus That Causes Cancer in AIDS Patients

VirusResearchers from Cancer claimed to have discovered a virus that causes cancer in AIDS patients. The virus is a member of the herpes family and causes both lymphoma and Kaposi's sarcoma, which causes telltale purple bumps on the skin.

Hospital Staff & Citizens Try to Save Local Hospital from Closure

Hospital Staff & Citizens Try to Save Local Hospital from ClosureFilipino citizens joined hundreds of lawmakers, nurses and doctors in a town hall meeting on Tuesday night in hopes to make an effort to somehow save the San Leandro Hospital from being closed.

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