DOST furthers efforts to combat dengue through PCHRD

Original text and photo © DOST Central Office via the PCHRD website In the wake of the mounting reported cases of dengue in the country, Secretary Fortunato de la Peña of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) suggests the use of DOST innovation/product to help in addressing this problem. “Dengue research and development has […]

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DOH-CAR starts house-to-house info drive vs. dengue

BAGUIO CITY— The Department of Health (DOH) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has begun a house-to-house dengue prevention information dissemination campaign in villages where cases were recorded to prevent an outbreak of the disease, an official said on Friday. “We are focusing on areas where there is a clustering of cases to be able […]

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CRHRDC enjoins members towards plastic- free communities

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Health Research and Development Consortium (CRHRDC) strongly supports the global efforts to end plastic pollution in order to battle the pressing environmental concerns on Plastic Waste. A large part of the population depends on the daily use of plastics and nearly a third of plastics (used) are not disposed […]

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Measles is Vaccine-Preventable!

The number of measles cases in the cordillera region continue to rise. Based on the report of the DOH Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (RESU), 211 measles suspect cases were recorded in the region from January 1 to February 25, compared  to the 21 cases recorded during the same period last year. Baguio City and Benguet […]

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