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Doctors lament that some products are falsely marketed as whiteners

Posted on October 17, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Sectors

Glutathione has become a commercial success. But what it really does to the skin remains debatable.

Posted on October 10, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

Pinky Tobiano, a chemist and founder of the independent water laboratory Qualibet Testing Services Corp., describes the task of keeping water safe as a “50-50 shared responsibility” between water suppliers and water users. What can serve as the public’s share?

Posted on September 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Sectors

But agencies grapple with problems on how to communicate this to consumers

Posted on September 16, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Sectors

Despite assurances from concessionaires, Metro households continue to distrust water from the pipes

Posted on September 13, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Video

1971 – Former President Ferdinand Marcos creates the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) under Republic Act (RA) No. 6234 or the MWSS Charter. Under this law, the government gives the MWSS jurisdiction, supervision, and control over waterworks and sewerage in Metro Manila and surrounding areas. The government reforms and reorganizes the MWSS several times [...]

Posted on September 13, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

(Below is a position paper submitted by Jonas Bagas to the House Committee on Health on August 24, 2011, on the proposed amendments to the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act (RA8504. Mr. Bagas is vice chair of TLF Share and a member of the Philippine National AIDS Council) This is a well-timed initiative considering [...]

Posted on August 24, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health

Former president and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is currently under close medical supervision due to an infection she got after undergoing a second cervical spine operation on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011.

Posted on August 11, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Health, Science & Technology

They put up common funds among towns or charge socialized fees in public hospitals

Posted on August 9, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com, Newsbreak-Maggie de Pano Fellow   MANILA, Philippines – Under-funding is not the only reason for the decline in the quality and coverage of local health services. To begin with, some experts say, the devolution of health services started with an inefficient setup, where these services were splintered among different levels of local [...]

Posted on August 3, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth

The local government units were obviously not ready for it—more residents flocking to barangay health stations, town clinics, and provincial hospitals.

Posted on August 3, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, In-Depth, Sectors
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