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Protektahan ang inyong kalusugan laban sa diabetes

  Ayon sa ulat ng World Health Organization (WHO), halos 422 milyon katao o isa sa 11 katao sa mundo ang may diabetes. Humigit-kumulang 33,000 Pilipino edad 30 pataas naman ang namamatay dahil sa sakit na ito ayon sa diabetes country profiles ng WHO. Ang pagkakaroon ng diabetes ay nagiging sanhi ng iba’t ibang problema…

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DOH’s HOPELINE PROJECT NOW IN OPERATION

In observance of the the National Suicide Prevention Awareness Day last September 10, 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) together with the Natasha Goulborn Foundation officially opens the ‘Hopeline’ Project. HOPELINE is a phone-based counseling service available 24/7 to any individual who suffer from crisis and depression. The HOPELINE Project is part of the initiative…

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Mga dapat isaalang-alang sa pagbili ng gamot

Karapatan ng bawat mamamayan na maging malusog at mabigyang lunas kapag sila’y nagkakasakit. Upang matamo nila ito, mahalagang maging abot-kamay ng bawat mamamayan ang mga gamot na kailangan nila. Ang pagbili ng mga generic medicines, halimbawa, ay isa sa mga mahahalagang hakbang upang magkaroon kaagad ng mabisang gamot sa oras ng pangangailangan. Ngayong Generics Awareness…

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Halaga ng support network laban sa pagpapakamatay

Sa isang taong walang depresyon, mahirap maunawaan kung bakit may mga nagnanais na bawiin ang sarili nilang buhay. Subalit, hindi nangangahulugang wala siyang magagawa para sa taong may ganitong naiisip at nararamdaman. Suicide sa Pilipinas Sa Pilipinas, hindi madalas mapag-usapan ang depresyon, na siyang pinakamadalas na sanhi ng suicide. Para sa karamihan, hindi ito sakit…

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Your health during typhoons or heavy rains

Typhoons and heavy rains may cause flooding which, in turn, can potentially increase the transmission of communicable diseases. These include: water-borne diseases (e.g., typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis, and hepatitis A); and vector-borne diseases (e.g., malaria, dengue). Climate change affects the increase in the intensity of typhoons.   Water Make sure drinking water is from a…

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Tips Para Maging Ligtas mula sa Pagkakalason

Ipinagdiriwang tuwing ika-apat na linggo ng Hunyo ang National Poison Prevention Week. Bagama’t maraming mga kaso ng pagkakalason ang sanhi ng maruming pagkain, hindi lamang pagkain at inumin ang maaaring pagmulan nito. Ngayong National Poison Prevention Week, mahalagang malaman kung anu-ano nga ba ang mga maaaring magdulot ng pagkakalason. Mahalaga ring malaman kung aling mga…

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Mga Iwas-Dengue Tips sa Tahanan

Tuwing panahon ng tag-ulan, maraming nagkakasakit ng dengue. Mula noong 2013 hanggang 2015, ang Pilipinas ay ang may pinakamataas na bilang ng kaso ng dengue sa West Pacific region. Tumaas sa 200,000 ang dami ng mga kaso sa bansa noong nakaraang taon mula sa 140,000 noong 2014. Nakapagtala na ang Department of Health (DOH) ng…

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PROFFESIONALIZING VOLUNTEERISM at its Core

“The program is here to help alleviate the suffering of the Filipino through the willing service of its volunteers… with compassion, vigor and camaraderie.” The University of the Philippines in Manila keeps the flames of volunteerism alive among students and cadre of professionals by professionalizing volunteerism thru Ugnayan ng Pahinungod. It has perfected the spirit…

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Shoe-in for QUALITY HEALTH CARE at its Best!

“We believe that if our citizens, even the poor and vulnerable, can avail of quality health care, they can contribute actively, productively and participate meaningfully in community life.” The Marikina Healthy City Center is a testament to the city’s prominence as a healthy city advocate and an affirmation on its commitment on maintaining an excellent…

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Giving VOICE TO THE UNHEARD

“With a vision of a Deaf-inclusive Filipino Society, PADS works through a mix of local and international volunteers to enable the deaf and hearing impaired to grow and develop as independent, integrated and fully human and empowered citizens in the hearing society.” People from the deaf community are becoming increasingly aware of their rights and…

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