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HEALTH

MOH turned over new health station in Carmen, North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY— Residents of Barangay Kitulaan in Carmen Cluster, Special Geographic Area (SGA) will now have better access to health care services with the opening of a newly-constructed Barangay Health Station (BHS).
 
Ministry of Health (MOH) Officer-in-Charge Minister Dr. Zul Qarneyn Abas and other officials turned-over the BHS on August 5.  Amounting to a total cost of Php2.2-million, the facility was funded through the Tiyakap Bangsamoro Kalusugan Program (TBKP) of the MOH, under the 2021 General Appropriations Act.
 

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Sox has 25 new COVID cases, BARMM has 18

MAY 25 KATAO ang nagpositibo sa COVID-19 sa Region 12 habang lima lang ang gumaling.

Sa 25 bagong kaso, 9 ang mula Gen. Santos City at 9 din ang mula sa Koronadal City. Sa South Cotabato, may 15 new infections habang isa sa Sultan Kudrat at zero sa North Cotabato.

Walang namatay dahil sa COVID-19 kahapon.

Sa BARMM, tumataas din ang bilang ng mga bagong nahahawaan ng sakit.  Abot sa 18 katao ang bagong nagpositibo sa COVID.

Sampu sa mga ito ay mula Maguindanao, lima sa Cotabato City at tatlo sa Marawi City at Lanao del Sur.

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PhilHealth XII hastens KONSULTA implementation

KORONADAL CITY - In support to the Universal Health Care (UHC) Program, PhilHealth 12 has accelerated the implementation of “Konsultasyong Sulit at Tama” (KONSULTA) implementation in the region.

To date, the office has already accredited 48 health facilities ready to provide free check-up including initial and follow up consultation, targeted health screening and assessment with digital rectal exam and breast exam, provision of drugs and medicines including rendition of laboratory services.

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40 North Cotabato villagers downed by amoebic dysentery

MATALAM, Cotabato --- Forty people were rushed to hospitals Saturday, just three days after feasting on food contaminated with Entamoeba histolytica during a traditional gathering in a farming village here.

The victims were rushed to hospitals due to recurring painful abdominal spasms, nausea and diarrhea, according to local officials.

Matalam Vice Mayor Ralph Ryan Rafael said Sunday the victims, mostly related to each other by blood, got sick after eating food served during a traditional “pamanhikan” in a farming village here last Tuesday.

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BARMM turns over P27-M Covid-19 facility to Maguindanao hospital

COTABATO CITY – The Ministry of Public Works in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) turned over Friday a PHP27-million coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) isolation facility in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

The beneficiary, the Datu Odin Sinsuat District Hospital (DOSDH), received the 100-bed capacity facility coinciding with the hospital's 30th anniversary.

It is the 13th facility of its kind in the province.

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Dengue cases up in BARMM, alarms health exec

IKINABAHALA NA ng Ministry of Health o MOH BARMM ang dami ng kaso ng dengue sa rehiyon na lampas na sa epidemic threshold gayung nasa kalagitnaan pa lamang ng taon.

Sa panayam ng DXMS Radyo Bida kay BARMM Health Minister Dr. Zul Qarneyn Abas, sinabi nito na mula sa 270 dengue cases noong 2021, umakyat na ito ngayon sa 966 batay sa data ng MOH mula January hanggang June 2022.

Batay rin sa latest data ng MOH, nasa 11 katao na ang binawian ng buhay dahil sa naturang virus. Nabatid na zero fatality noong nakaraang taon.

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NoCot raises alarm on rising dengue cases

COTABATO CITY – North Cotabato's health authorities have raised the alarm on the rising cases of dengue in the province that reached 1,136 from January to June this year.

“This is 390 percent higher compared to the same period last year,” Dr. Eva Rabaya, North Cotabato's Integrated Provincial Health Office chief, said Tuesday.

Rabaya said North Cotabato’s lone city and 17 municipalities have listed only 229 cases in 2021.

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17 katao nasawi sanhi ng dengue fever sa Region 12

KORONADAL CITY - Binawian ng buhay sanhi ng dengue fever ang 17 katao sa SOCCSKSARGEN.

Ang mga ito ay mula sa 1,869 dengue cases na naitala ng Department of health o DOH 12 mula Enero hanggang May 28 o morbidity week 21.

Ipinahayag ito ni DOH 12 Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit Head Dr. Dyan Zubelle Parayao.

Payo naman nin Parayao sa publiko para hindi na lumala pa ang karamdaman agad na magpatingin sa pinakalamapit na ospital.

Ito ay kapag nakaramdam na ng sintomas ng dengue tulad ng lagnat, bleeding sa gums at ilong, at rashes.

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Duterte hopes monkeypox less fatal than Covid-19

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday expressed hope that the monkeypox outbreak being reported mostly in Europe would not be as fatal as coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

In a prerecorded Talk to the People, Duterte requested Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Dr. Abdullah Dumama to explain how dangerous monkeypox is.

Dumama said the mortality rate of the rare viral disease is only about one percent.

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Galvez tests positive for Covid-19

MANILA – National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. on Sunday announced he has tested positive for Covid-19.

It is the first time he contracted Covid-19 despite being always out since the pandemic was declared in March 2020 as President Rodrigo Duterte tasked him to lead the country’s Covid-19 response.

In a statement, he said he tested positive for Covid-19 after undergoing his weekly reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test on Sunday.

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