While the number of dengue fever cases reported nationally in the Philippines is down in 2018 compared to last year, two provinces, Cavite and Negros Occidental are reporting significant increases of...

In the first five months of 2017, Philippines health officials recorded nearly 41,000 dengue fever cases. During the same period of 2018, officials are reporting a 7 percent decrease. From 1 January...

The number of confirmed and compatible measles cases in the Philippines has increased in 2018 to date despite the launching of a measles vaccination campaign earlier this year. As of May 20, the Philippines...

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) situation continues to be a serious public health problem in the Philippines as health officials reported 912 new HIV cases in March 2018. In fact, with a 140%...

The Department of Health on Wednesday said it welcomes the three-man Dengvaxia panel ordered to be created by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In a press conference on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), together with the City Government of Parañaque, today officially launched the National Ligtas Tigdas Supplemental Immunization Activity (SIA) to halt the ongoing...

The U.S. Embassy Manila issued a health alert Friday for US citizens living in or traveling to the Philippines due to a measles outbreak being reported throughout the country. This follows a travel...

The Philippines Department of Health said recently that it has provided medical assistance to thousands of children who reported showing signs of adverse effect following the immunization of the dengue...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) today launched the “Ligtas Tigdas,” a strategy to curb the spread of measles through the provision of free vaccination among infants and children 6-59 months. Vaccination...

In the observance of the Holy Week this year, the Philippines Department of Health posed this timely reminder to keep one’s self hydrated especially during, as what experts claim to be, the dry season,...