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15 January 2010
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THE CONTROVERSIAL reproductive health (RH) bill mainly opposed by the Catholic Church is unlikely to be passed in the 14th Congress with the House of Representatives leadership citing lack of time to... Read more
8 January 2010
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The principal proponent of the reproductive health (RH) bill in the House of Representatives vowed yesterday to block the renewed Charter change (Cha-cha) initiative unless the RH bill is passed. “If... Read more
7 January 2010
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Faced with a high growth rate, the government can do two things: it can increase the capacity of the state to meet the needs of all its citizens, or it can curb population growth. Most governments do... Read more
5 January 2010
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With some two million Filipino babies born annually, the country’s population will grow to 94 million this year, PopCom executive director Tomas Osias said. This increase, which represents a... Read more
4 January 2010
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4 January 2010 -UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, turned over mobile hospital and laboratory tents to the Department of  Health Region 5 last December 23 as part of its assistance to... Read more
21 December 2009
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The HIV/AIDS incidence in the country continues to grow and is now being considered as a "slow epidemic" by experts who think that aggressive hunting for cases should be applied by the health... Read more
17 December 2009
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The Australian government has pegged an additional A$8-million or P320-million in response to the revised flash appeal of the United Nations to help typhoon victims in the country, bringing its total... Read more
16 December 2009
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The data presented on HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country was not only sobering; it was depressing. Seeing the stark data in graphs and hearing the confirmation from the NEC made the data more... Read more
13 December 2009
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The Department of Health released recently an administrative order mandating the application of a new protocol on delivering babies that could bring a sharp decrease in the childhood death rate in... Read more
12 December 2009
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The number of HIV cases in the Philippines has continued to increase over the past two years, alarming the Department of Health. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that while the number of new... Read more

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