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HEALTH

Children get anti-polio drops in police checkpoints

COTABATO CITY --- For the second day now since Monday, health workers and police teams continued administering anti-polio vaccines to children onboard vehicles at checkpoints in the city.

A big number of children were given oral anti-polio vaccines Monday in a joint vaccination drive by the Regional Police Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, the Department of Health-12 and the City Health Office in keeping with the national government’s anti-polio campaign.

 

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NoCot exec joins anti-polio drive

KIDAPAWAN CITY - "Kaya nating labanan ang sakit na polio sa pamamagitan ng kalinisan at bakuna."

Ito ang naging pahayag ni Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco sa ginanap na send off ng “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” kahapon ng umaga sa Amas Provincial Capitol.

Kasama sa ginanap na seremonya si IPHO Chief Dra. Eva Rabaya at Board Member Philbert Malaluan.

Layon ng aktibidad na mapag ibayo ang kampanya kontra polio sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng tatlong ulit na patak sa mga batang 0 hanga't 59 buwan.

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IPHO-Maguindanao confirms 7 new polio cases

COTABATO CITY  – Health authorities in Maguindanao today confirmed seven new cases of polio as of January this year as health workers prepare for another round of massive vaccination on Jan. 20.

The new cases were confirmed by ground health providers one case each in the towns of Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Rajah Buayan, Datu Piang, Datu Hofer, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Abdullah Sangki and Datu Anggal Midtimbang, according to Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief.

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IPHO-Maguindanao confirms 7 new polio cases

COTABATO CITY  – Health authorities in Maguindanao today confirmed seven new cases of polio as of January this year as health workers prepare for another round of massive vaccination on Jan. 20.

The new cases were confirmed by ground health providers one case each in the towns of Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Rajah Buayan, Datu Piang, Datu Hofer, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Abdullah Sangki and Datu Anggal Midtimbang, according to Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief.

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PhilHealth renews coverage of 4Ps and MCCT beneficiaries

KORONADAL CITY - As a result of the continuing implementation of Indigent Program sponsored by the National Government, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has just renewed coverage of Indirect Contributor members under the Listahanan, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) beneficiaries.

With immediate eligibility under the Universal Health Care Program, members under this sector are guaranteed of PhilHealth benefits.

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Woman die, 118 ill due to food poisoning

COTABATO CITY --- A 53-year-old woman succumbed to dehydration while 118 others are now in hospitals after feasting on food served in a party over the weekend in the upland Arakan town in North Cotabato.

The victims first complained of painful abdominal spasms and started throwing up about an hour after dining together in a gathering in Barangay Salasang, Arakan.

Health workers and emergency responders immediately rushed them to different hospitals in North Cotabato for treatment.

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Woman die, 118 ill due to food poisoning

COTABATO CITY --- A 53-year-old woman succumbed to dehydration while 118 others are now in hospitals after feasting on food served in a party over the weekend in the upland Arakan town in North Cotabato.

The victims first complained of painful abdominal spasms and started throwing up about an hour after dining together in a gathering in Barangay Salasang, Arakan.

Health workers and emergency responders immediately rushed them to different hospitals in North Cotabato for treatment.

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PhilHealth holds 4th quarter stakeholders’ forum

KORONADAL CITY - To sustain and strengthen partnership with the health care providers, PhilHealth 12 conducted its 4th Quarter Stakeholders' Forum at The Farm Carpenter Hill, City of Koronadal on December 13, 2019.

In his opening statement, PhilHealth XII Acting Regional Vice President, Dr. Antoniette M. Ladio challenged the participants to give their all-out attention for detailed info and better understanding of the Universal Health Care Law (UHC).

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IPHO chief: Maguindanao armed hostilities, displacement did not stop anti-polio vaccination

DATU HOFFER, Maguindanao  - Even an armed conflict have not stopped health providers in Maguindanao to conduct massive anti-polio vaccination, a health official said.

This amid reports that two of seven confirmed polio cases in the country were from the province.

Military surgical offensives have been on going in most part of Maguindanao’s second district against Dawla Islamiya terrorist group and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), the first phase of polio vaccination was successfully implemented.

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In Maguindanao, Sen. Bong Go opens 53rd Malasakit Center

DATU HOFER, Maguindanao (Dec. 6) – Another “Malasakit Center” has been added to a pro-poor health program that aims to prove the government has heart for the needy.

Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go today witnessed the opening of the country’s 53rd “Malasakit Center” at the Maguindanao Provincial Hospital here, three days after the ceremonial signing of President Rodrigo Duterte of Republic Act No. 11463, also known as the Malasakit Center Act of 2019.

Initiated by the President and Go when the latter was still the Special Assistant to the President, the

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