BY JESS G. DUREZA I will be out of the country for two weeks — to revisit VILLA MEDICA in Germany for my wife Beth’s continuing bout with her bad, but improving, kidney conditions. As I have done in the past, I will continue to chronicle Beth’s health conditions when we decided last year to […]

Health exec cites need to beef up human resources in health sector

HEALTH workers are overburdened at different levels of care and in different locations, leading to inequality in health care service delivery in the country, said Dr. Irma Asuncion, director of the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control of the Department of Health (DOH), in a press conference last Sept. 4 to mark the 11th […]

2013 DPRM focuses on inclusive health policy

It’s high time for the government to focus on health as an important subject matter in policy research to directly confront the “conundrum” of undeniable economic progress with stubborn social deprivation. This was the rationale of the press conference hosted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) last Sept. 4 to kick-start the celebration […]

Signs that your child could be ‘micronutrient deficient’

image005IS your child repeatedly showing signs of laziness or fatigue and getting poor grades in school? During classroom lectures, do teachers point to his lack of concentration or attention? You may spend hours guiding him in his homework, but if he or she still can’t focus or remember the things you say, it’s time to look much more closely to see where the problem lies. Read more about Signs that your child could be ‘micronutrient deficient’

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