Philippines

Multi-Tactic Approach against Vegetable Pests

VegetableExperts from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Bio-technology Office and the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) are pushing for multi-tactic approach against vegetable pest. The multi-tactic approach includes biological control, cultural management, good agronomy and the use of bio-tech crops called as genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

IOF Awarded the Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines Foundation

IOF Awarded the Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines FoundationThe Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines Foundation (OSPFI) was awarded by the Fonterra and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) with the first IOF-Anlene Nutrition Awareness for Bone Health Campaign Grant this week in Spain.

Cases of Breast Cancer in Philippines Exceed Lung Cancer in Both Sexes

Cases of Breast Cancer in Philippines Exceed Lung Cancer in Both SexesA recent report by the Philippine Cancer Society (PCS) has revealed that breast cancer is the leading cause of death in both men and women of Philippines.

Philippines Health Report Reveals New 172 HIV Infected Cases

Philippines Health Report Reveals New 172 HIV Infected CasesA report by the Department of Health of 172 confirmed HIV cases in March, resulting in total figure of 483 HIV cases in first quarter of 2

Philhealth Plans to Adopt “Case Payment” System

Philhealth Plans to Adopt “Case Payment” SystemThe Philippine Health Insurance Corporation has planned to adopt a new system of “case payment” which will replace the previous “fee for service” scheme.

Anti-Measles Vaccine in Metro Manila

Anti-Measles Vaccine in Metro ManilaThere is free anti-measles treatment being offered by the health officials in Metro Manila. The authorities are of the view that by not bringing their children for the same, people of the vicinity are risking their lives.

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