Tag: Health

St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo opens Cancer Center

St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo formally inaugurated on Wednesday, October 19, its state-of-the-art Cancer Center, the first of its kind in Western Visayas. Brainchild of Sr. Rosamond Marie Abadesco, SPC, the hospital’s administrator, St. Paul’s Hospital Cancer Center aims to provide excellent and…Read More »

Iloilo province confirms first Zika case

A 55-year old female resident of Savannah Subdivision in Oton, Iloilo is the first confirmed case of Zika virus in Iloilo province, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). She is one of the three newly-confirmed cases disclosed by the Department of…Read More »

WATCH: DOH Asec. Tayag does the Zika dance

Department of Health assistant secretary Enrique Tayag showed his moves once again with yet another performance called ‘Zika dance’ to raise public awareness on the need to intensify the 4S strategy to eliminate mosquito vectors. Screengrab from PIA Iloilo Youtube. Dr. Tayag…Read More »

Iloilo City registers 7 Zika cases

The number of Zika patients in Iloilo City rose to seven with four additional positive tests that were confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH), Tuesday. The first Zika case from this city was a 45-year old female non pregnant from Iloilo…Read More »

DOH confirms 2 more cases of Zika virus in Iloilo

The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed Tuesday that two more persons in Iloilo City tested positive for Zika virus disease, after the first locally-transmitted case was announced last week. According to reports from the DOH Epidemiology Bureau, the additional two cases…Read More »

DOH confirms Zika case in Iloilo

A 45-year-old woman from Iloilo City has been tested positive for the dreaded Zika virus, the sixth case recorded in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) revealed Monday. In a press conference, DOH Undersecretary Gerardo Bayugo disclosed that the victim, whose…Read More »