Saturday, April 13, 2024
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DOH Twitter account still promoting crypto after claims of ‘full control’

Despite claims of having full control over its official Twitter account, the Department of Health (DOH) still has a tweet up promoting the cryptocurrency Ethereum.

Health agency sees reduced corruption through digital transactions

The online payment service provided by MyEG Philippines, to the Department of Health - Metro Manila Center for Health Development (DOH-MMCHD) will not only enhance the capabilities of the agency, but increase transparency and reduce the chance of corruption via secure record systems.

DOH unveils electronic version of PH list of essential medicines

The Philippine National Formulary (PNF) is a list of essential drugs of the Philippines which is prepared by Department of Health.

Tech giants back DOH campaign to fight vaccine misinformation

The campaign was launched together with various tech companies — Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter —pledging their support to help fight Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation online.

FDA issues circular on safety of cell site antenna installation

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has formally issued an advisory assuring the public that a thorough evaluation is done to determine the safety of cell site antenna prior to its installation.

Google PH adds more Covid-19 testing centers on Maps

As the Department of Health (DOH) grows the list of certified Covid-19 laboratories in the country, Google has added new testing centers on Maps so Filipinos can find more sites near them as they search on the platform.

DOH, UP issue guidelines on telemedicine practice in PH

The telemedicine guidelines comes after the DOH and the National Privacy Commission released an earlier joint memorandum circular allowing the use of telemedicine as a way to respond to the Covid-19 health crisis.

Lacson cites contact tracing solutions from LGUs that DOH can adopt

Instead of asking P11.7 billion to be spent on contact tracers, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is urging the Department of Health (DOH) to just copy simple yet effective apps deployed by the local governments of Baguio and Carmona, Cavite.

DOH says efficiency of its contact-tracing technology at 80%

DOH chief epidemiologist Dr. John Wong claimed its contact-tracing rate is quite high because Singapore has contact-tracing efficiency of only about 50 percent.

DOH, NPC affirm privacy protection of Covid-19 related data

Even as it asked Covid-19 patients to truthfully disclose their health status to protect medical frontliners, the DOH assured that their data will only be divulged to public health authorities and health care providers for purposes of contact tracing and management of the disease.
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