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Slaughter tenants decry unfair treatment

BAGUIO CITY — Stall owners in the Slaughter Compound in Barangay Sto. Niño trooped to the Baguio City Hall to air their sentiments after the Office of the City Treasurer pursued the bidding out of their stalls to other renters, after they have made agreements with the City Government on their continued tenancy.

AHW scores Baguio health situation

BAGUIO CITY — Five years ago, Mayor Mauricio Domogan presented the roadmap of his administration, foremost of which is the aspiration for a healthy economy and economic stability in the city.

Water system bring relief to a community in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — “It is a big relief for us residents of Manapnap that the rehabilitation of the water system has done; our children will no longer go to the river to take a bath before going to school and we do not need to go far to fetch water”. This is from a mother who worries every time her child goes to the river.

Cordi is MERSCOV free

BAGUIO CITY — According to Department of Health (DOH) Cordillera Regional Office for Infectious Disease Cluster head Dr. Alexei Marrero, the region particularly Baguio City which is a known hub of South Koreans is relatively still free from the dreaded Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

From Under This Hat: Radio talk and the health care system

As I got on a cab to work this Thursday morning, the cab’s radio was blaring. I would usually ask the cab driver to put off the radio because I want to ride and quietly watch what is happening along the way to wherever I go. On this trip I only asked the cab driver to soften it. It was a Baguio radio station tuned to a familiar morning commentary on local news reports. The commentators were exchanging opinion on the services of local hospitals stemming from a news report about a patient who almost died from the disservice in a hospital. In their discussion they apparently tried to avoid generalizing all hospitals and they especially exempted the Sacred Heart and the Baguio General Hospital from their tirades. They were also careful not to name anyone.

Militarization deprives Lacub of medical services

LACUB, Abra — “We would have had to send (our sick) to Bangued,” said a Pacoc resident who was grateful for a medical mission organized by Medical Outreach Mission Foundation, Inc. and Center for Health Education, Services and Training in the Cordillera Region in Brgy. Pacoc, here, on June 4 and 5, 2015.

Baguio health calls for stricter measures

BAGUIO CITY — City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit Head Donnabel Tuvera said there should be a tougher measure in the anti-smoking campaign here in the City of Baguio.

Nurses march for salary hike

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW BAGUIO CITY – Braving the drizzles and the cold weather, at least 200 nurses and health workers, …

Cordillerans are more hypertensive

BY ALDWIN QUITASOL BAGUIO CITY — According to the latest clinical health and survey of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute …