A diarrhea outbreak claimed the life of an elderly man while 33 individuals were hospitalized in a remote village in Jose Abad Santos town on Davao Occidental.
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The National Nutrition Council along with the Department of Health and the Local Government Units (LGUs) is set to launch the “First 1,000 days approach” in the region to provide proper health care to both mother and child.
A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) of the University of Mindanao revealed that the youth here started smoking and drinking when they were 12 years old, six years earlier than the common age.
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
DAVAO CITY — To prevent the possible spread of influenza caused by the AH1N1 virus in the region, the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is asking employers to maintain a clean work area and provide water, soap and household disinfectant in washrooms and toilets. Read on.