Globe Introduces Mobile Health Solution with GoHealth

Cebu City – More and more Filipinos are looking to invest in insurance plans nowadays as a way to protect themselves and their families from unexpected high medical expenses especially now that we are still in the middle of a pandemic. However, with so many to choose from in the market, what’s preventing most from […]

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MIND 7 celebrates a decade of heartful service for Nutrition Advocacy

Cebu City – On its 10th year anniversary, the National Nutrition Council Region 7’s media network, the Media Information Network for Nutrition and Development (MIND 7) reiterates its purpose of bringing relevant and up-to-date nutrition information in Central Visayas. With a decade worth of positive influence on the community’s nutrition perspective, MIND 7 continues to […]

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Gearing up for the new era of Telehealth

Cebu City – The current global health crisis has highlighted the value of virtual health through telehealth, telemedicine, or remote patient monitoring. Due to lockdowns and community quarantines, healthcare organizations, ranging from large hospitals to small independent physicians, are now adopting telehealth systems to continue providing services to their patients. Recognizing the advantages of virtual […]

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AC Health, 917Ventures urge doctors nationwide to embrace telehealth

Cebu City – The pandemic has fully disrupted healthcare in the Philippines. Thousands nationwide are unable to visit medical centers given the risks, the social distancing measures in place, and even the lack of transportation available. As such, Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (AC Health), the healthcare arm of the Ayala Group, and 917Ventures, a wholly-owned […]

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OPAV’s food donations to VSMMC frontliners reaches 7K

Cebu City – In recognition of the tireless efforts of frontliners in the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) continues to provide them food packs three times a week. To date, OPAV has delivered more than 7,000 food packs to the health workers of the […]

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Basay starts Idol ko si Nanay Training in Negros Oriental

Negros Oriental – Despite COVID-19 quarantine restrictions, the municipality of Basay recently had a series of training on the Idol ko si Nanay in support for this year’s nutrition month theme which emphasizes on stunting prevention and to kick off the ECCD F1K Program in the town. They are the first LGU of Negros Oriental […]

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Siquijor Province’s take on the “New Normal” with Nutrition Month Celebration

-part to the National Nutrition Council Region VII’s campaign to continually conduct advocacy drives to promote the 2020 Nutrition Month’s theme despite the limitations of the pandemic, the Province of Siquijor has devised several ways to continue spreading key nutrition messages without compromising the public’s health and safety. So how did Siquijor transition to the […]

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Chinese Consulate donates brand new ambulance to DOH-7

Cebu City – The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Cebu has donated a brand new, 16-seater ambulance to the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas through the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV). Chinese Consul General Jia Li personally turned over the donation to Secretary Michael Lloyd […]

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To Fight Malnutrition, SAMA ALL!

Cebu City – True to the #2020NutritionMonth theme, the Central Visayas Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) has indeed made efforts to “SAMA ALL” (a phrase depicting togetherness) in its quest to prevent stunting in the region as it launched this month’s celebration. Anchoring the whole Central Visayas community to promote the theme “Batang Pinoy… Sana Tall, […]

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Courier firm bolsters Cebu City’s fight vs COVID-19

Cebu City – Local express delivery firm J&T Express Philippines recently donated surgical masks and rapid test kits to Cebu City’s local government in an effort to stave off the spread COVID-19 there. Cebu City officials headed by Mayor Edgardo “Edgar”Labella formally received 200,000 surgical masks and 10,000 FDA-approved rapid test kits from J&T Cebu […]

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