By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman
THE SHIFT TO primary health care remains one of the top aspirations of the Department of Health (DoH). But for now, this will unfortunately remain as a longterm dream, said DoH Assistant Secretary Dr. Enrique Tayag at a health conference on May 18 at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) office in Ortigas.
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MIAMI — So-called “light” cigarettes with holes in the filter could be the reason why a specific kind of lung cancer has been on the rise in recent decades, researchers said Monday.
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Teodoro B. Padilla
KOFI ANNAN, then United Nations Secretary-General and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, once said that “the biggest enemy of health in the developing world is poverty.” Put the other way around, one of the biggest threats to economic progress and social development in a developing world is an ailing society.
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