Health officials in Lagangilang, Abra province in the northern Philippines are reporting at least 15 suspected human anthrax cases, according to a GMA Network report (computer translated). According...

The UST College of Science “Microbiology Society” was recently recognized by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) as one of their International Student Chapters in the Philippines. With this,...

On Friday, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Department of Health (DOH) and Johnson and Johnson Philippines to assist the Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Control Program of the DOH. J&J...

  Philippines health officials and the public at large are mourning the tragic murder of of former Doctor to the Barrios (DTTB) volunteer, 31-year-old Dr. Dreyfuss Perlas on Wednesday. According...

Two areas in the Central Visayas are reporting cholera outbreaks, according to a ABS-CBN News report Wednesday. Nearly 200 cases of the serious bacterial infection have been reported from areas of Cebu...

The Department of Health (DOH) spearheads the 5th Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Forum in Cebu City with the theme: “Evidence Based Technologies to Accelerate the Gains of NTD Elimination, A New Hope”....

A third confirmed diphtheria case has been reported in Zamboanga City, according to City health officer Dr. Rodelin Agbuloson today. The latest case from the village of Mampang was confirmed by the...

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) issued a warning Friday (computer translated) concerning a cholera outbreak reported in travelers from Cebu, Philippines. Travelers that arrived...

Leprosy awareness is coming to elementary schools this summer in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines in an effort to eliminate the stigma and discrimination of this disease. According to a Philippine...

Health officials M’lang, North Cotabato on the southern island of Mindanao have declared a chikungunya outbreak after some 50 people contracted the mosquitoborne viral disease in the past week. City...