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Lifetrack: Inclusive Healthcare for Emerging Countries

Lifetrack Medical Systems, a growing health-tech startup and one of the 2020 Emerge X Competition winners, joins hands with Microsoft to further accelerate its innovations in medical imaging and enable better healthcare access for people in developing markets. According to the World Health Organization, two-thirds of the world does not have access to basic radiology.… Continue reading Lifetrack: Inclusive Healthcare for Emerging Countries

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PH and China Pandemic Experience Shared in Webinar

PH and China pandemic experience shared in webinar: The Department of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute along with Philippine Archipelago international Trading Corporation presented a webinar featuring prominent figures in Traditional Chinese Medicine who were instrumental in the pandemic management in China. The webinar, entitled “Learning from the China Experience – Control and Surge Prevention”,… Continue reading PH and China Pandemic Experience Shared in Webinar

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The Medical City Iloilo Launches Out-of-Hospital Care Program

The Medical City Iloilo Introduces Out-of-Hospital Care Program: In response to the call of the Iloilo City Government to address the lack of COVID-19 beds in the hospitals, The Medical City Iloilo recently launched the Out-of-Hospital Care (OH-C) Program. Through OH-C Program, TMC Iloilo extends the same quality care that it is offering in the… Continue reading The Medical City Iloilo Launches Out-of-Hospital Care Program

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World Health Assembly to Focus on Ending COVID-19

An article published by the World Health Organization reveals that the World Health Assembly (WHA) will focus on ending the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for the next one. The 74th session will stress the urgency of ending the current pandemic and preventing the next one by building a healthier, safer and fairer world. Over the… Continue reading World Health Assembly to Focus on Ending COVID-19

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Iloilo City Gov Releases Updated Public Health Advisory

Iloilo Health Advisory: In a social media post, the Iloilo City Government released an updated public health advisory. The local government advocates for stricter implementation of health protocols due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. Here are some guidelines below. Read: Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates) Wake and burial “We recorded that during wakes… Continue reading Iloilo City Gov Releases Updated Public Health Advisory

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World Health Organization Lists Additional COVID-19 Vaccine

Additional COVID-19 Vaccine: World Health Organization lists additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and issues interim policy recommendations. In an article released by the World Health Organization, it revealed that it listed the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for this vaccine to be rolled out globally. The Sinopharm vaccine is… Continue reading World Health Organization Lists Additional COVID-19 Vaccine

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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas on Rising Cases

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas urges the public to follow protocols as COVID-19 cases rise. The Iloilo mayor uses social media to constantly remind the public of health guidelines to prevent the further spread of the disease. Here are some of the announcements made the mayor via the Iloilo City Government social media page. Discouraging… Continue reading Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas on Rising Cases

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DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’

DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’: The Department of Health urges employers to rethink the ‘no vaccination, no work’ policy due to vaccine shortage. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire aired her thoughts in an interview on ‘Unang Balita’. “Kung marami po ang bakuna, siguro po ‘yan ang magiging ideal na patakaran. Pero sa ngayon po… Continue reading DOH on ‘No Vaccine, No Work’

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‘Wag Choosy’: Expert Urges Public to Get Vaccinated in PH

Get Vaccinated in PH: In an article published in the Manila Times, microbiologist Dr. Nina Gloriani explains the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. She stresses that there is no time for the public to be choosy especially that there are now three vaccines given the green light for emergency use in the country -… Continue reading ‘Wag Choosy’: Expert Urges Public to Get Vaccinated in PH

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Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)

Vaccine in Iloilo City. “Kamo lang anay una,” seems to be the unified response of Ilonggos when asked if they would be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is expected to arrive later this year, but would there be any willing recipient? Here, we list updates about COVID-19 vaccine in Iloilo. Iloilo City… Continue reading Vaccine in Iloilo City (Live Updates)