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Philippine food environment is failing children, says UNICEF

The study says that children are eating fewer fruits and vegetables, and more sugar, salty and fatty products

Vatican: Pope Francis has ‘strong cold’

Due to a “strong cold,” the pope distributed copies of his speeches at two morning appointments rather than read them aloud as usual

Priest reminds Filipinos to be mindful of Covid-19 despite declining positivity...

He called on the public to continue to observe the basic health protocols to prevent the spread of the virus, especially to the elderly

Law group to gov’t: Make Christmas parties, food gifts healthier

“No public funds should be used for unhealthy food,” said Jeline Corpuz, a registered nutritionist-dietitian

1 million Filipino children unvaccinated against life-threatening diseases, says Unicef

Based on the 2022 WHO Risk Assessment, all regions in the Philippines are at high-risk for a measles outbreak

Philippines’ daily average of new COVID-19 cases up 22 percent

From 2,101 per day recorded from September 12 to 18, the number increased to 2,556 daily in the recent week

Global heating, human development could drive future waves of disease in...

Disturbance of ecosystems as humans interact with wild species make future outbreaks and pandemics more likely

Aid agencies note spike in dengue cases in Philippines’ typhoon-affected areas

A surveillance report from the Center for Health Development in Caraga region showed that 867 dengue cases were reported from January to May

321 Filipinos die daily due to tobacco-related diseases; groups call for...

“We need an ecosystem of policies that will make it easier for Filipinos to quit the deadly habit of smoking”

Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety, health at work – ILO...

ILO stresses importance of an effective collaboration between social partners in preventing occupational accidents and diseases

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