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84 Pasay minors with comorbidities get vaccines

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The Pasay City government inoculated a total of 84 children with comorbidities at the start of the city’s “Vacc to the Future” vaccination program for minors aged 12 to 17 on Oct. 22, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor...

100 experts seek open dialog on tobacco control

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Independent experts from different countries asked the World Health Organization’s (WHO) forthcoming tobacco control conference in November to be more open to stakeholders including consumers, public health experts and businesses if they truly ...

Muntinlupa hospital requires medical certificate for vaccination of minors

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The city-run Ospital ng Muntinlupa (OsMun) in Alabang, Muntinlupa said all minors who will be vaccinated at the facility need to present medical certificates, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. OsMun will start vaccinating minors 12 to 17 yea...

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San Juan provides free medicines

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The San Juan City local government launched on Tuesday its free medicine distribution program for qualified residents of the city as it continues to boost the health care capabilities of the city, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said that the medicines w...

Vaccine booster shots seen by end-2021 

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A government panel has recommended the use of COVID-19 booster shots in the country starting with health workers and the elderly by end of this year, provided a stable supply of the jabs and an "acceptable" vaccination coverage, according to a report by Philippine Star. The Health Te...

84 Pasay minors with comorbidities get vaccines

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The Pasay City government inoculated a total of 84 children with comorbidities at the start of the city’s “Vacc to the Future” vaccination program for minors aged 12 to 17 on Oct. 22, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano said the city government init...

NTF opens more venues for pediatric vaccination 

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More hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) have started the inoculation of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years old, according to National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said in a report by Philippine News Agency. From eight hospitals during Ph...

12,970 vaccine doses wasted

chrome_reader_modeOctober 19, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

A total of 12,970 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been discarded due to issues with temperature, transportation, and labelling, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a report by GMA News. “Most of the reasons ay itong temperature excursions, no? Mayroong nagkaroon ng sunog sa Co...

Solon asks for redesign of ballots

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A leader of the House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to ensure that the ballot design would be fair for party-list contenders in the 2022 national and local elections, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Deputy Speaker Bernadette Herrera sai...

50 million national IDs expected to be issued this year

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The government expects around 50 million Filipinos to be included in the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by the end of the year, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director General Karl Kendrick Chua said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Speaking at a budget hearing...

Solon pushes bill on anti-nuisance candidates 

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Senator Sherwin ‘Win’ Gatchalian enjoins colleagues to consider the enactment of his bill seeking to institutionalize the grounds for declaration of nuisance political candidates and imposition of a fine for putting the election process in mockery or disrepute, according to a report by P...

Quezon City holds 5-day free anti-rabies vaccination

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Pet owners in Quezon City can have their pets vaccinated for free against rabies this week, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. The vaccination drive began Monday in Marilag, Project 4 (Reyes Headquarters), UP Campus (Pook Village B Covered Court), and at the Purok 7 Rolling Hills...

Sara out of 2022 presidential race

chrome_reader_modeOctober 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleMariel Guevarra

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has made up her mind not to join the 2022 presidential race, President Rodrigo Duterte said in a report by Philippine News Agency. In an interview over SMNI News Channel posted on Facebook Saturday, Duterte discounted the possibility that his daughter would heed h...

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