Friday, July 13, 2012

Other Local News

July 13, 2012

Global Fun commends Phl for gains in fight vs TB, malaria; but HIV/AIDS cases up

June 11, 2012  "International funding agency Global Fund on Wednesday commended the Philippines fro the gains in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) and malaria, the two diseases burdening the low and middle-income countries."  by Shiela Crisostomo Phil. Star 

IBM solution lowers business cost of Cebu's ThreeSixty Pharmacy 
May 29, 2012 "IBM and Cebu-based ThreeSixty Pharmacy announced on Tuesday that a recent strategic agreement has seen the retail and wholesale pharmaceutical company reduce its administrative and support costs thus proving the axiom that one of the ways small and medium enterprises can make themselves profitable is by making use of effective data management tools, especially if the business’ data requirements are on the upswing." by DVM, GMA News 

PhilCAT, DOH celebrate World TB Day

"Last March 12, 2012, the Philippine Coalition Against TB (PhilCAT), along with the Department of Health (DOH) and other stakeholders, celebrated World TB Day with a strong cry: 'Stop Tuberculosis (TB) in my lifetime!' " by Gabriel Angelo Sembrano, RN

Unang Yakap (Essential Newborn Care: Protocol for New Life) 
"Many initiatives, globally and locally, help save lives of pregnant women and children. Essential Newborn Care (ENC) is one." 
by Unang Yakap 

DOH reports dengue upsurge in 3 regions 
"Three regions posted higher dengue cases this year while a downward trend was observed in the rest of the country, according to a report of Department of Health (DOH)"by Philipppine Star 

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