Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Thursday, 17 October 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << October 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2009/06/22

Dengue cases, up to 14% higher than last year

Tuguegarao City (22 June) -- Officials of the Department of Health (DOH) Region 2 does not only focus on Influenza A(H1N1) after receiving the report that dengue cases got higher as compared to last year.

Dr. Lydia Depra-Ramos, Regional Director, disclosed that from January to June of the current year, there are already 395 dengue cases in the region, a 14 percent higher as compared to last year.

Ramos said this is the season of dengue thatís why more cases are expected to be reported, however, she assured that they are on the alert to take actions on these cases.

"We are paying attention to dengue cases because its getting higher, equally as we are also paying attention to the A(H1N1) virus," Ramos said.

Ramos encouraged all hospitals to put in place their dengue express lane to avoid infection with other patients inside the hospital.

In line with this, Ramos also encouraged everyone to donate blood voluntarily because majority of the patients that need blood units are dengue victims.

"Blood donation help much our dengue patients thatís why we are holding series of blood donation activities in different areas to respond to the needs of the dengue patients and others," Ramos added.

Ramos also advised the people to keep their surroundings clean and dry, do proper healthy lifestyle, and maintain body resistance to fight against any diseases. (Ver/PIA 2) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Expansion areas for jatropha production pushed
»Sarangani puts up blood donation drive for Maasim blast victims
»Spare civilians, Sarangani gov appeals
»Tagalog News: Green Camp 2009, isinagawa
»Tagalog News: Batangas at Conservation International lumagda sa kasunduan
»Tagalog News: 111th Independence Day, ipinagdiwang sa Batangas
»DSWD awards capital assistance to 158 families in Calabarzon
»Tagalog News: Loan programs ng pamahalaan, dagdag tulong sa kabuhayan
»Tagalog News: Tiyaga at determinasyon, puhunan sa pagtatayo ng negosyo
»Commentary: Young leaders
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines