Duterte says he will send warships to West Philippine Sea if China starts drilling for oil
https://youtu.be/ZRRl5MDCPnk MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would only send warships to “stake a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippine authorities seize fossilized giant clam shells worth $25 million
The Philippines is shell-ebrating after it seized Friday more than 150 tons (coast guard says 200, PCSD says 150) of fossilzed giant... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines
The raid Friday was the third giant clam bust in just over a month. Since the beginning of March, about $30 million worth of giant clams have been seized from illegal operations. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dustin Jones Source Type: news

Philippine authorities seize fossilized giant clam shells worth $25 million
The Philippines is shell-ebrating after it seized Friday more than 150 tons (coast guard says 200, PCSD says 150) of fossilzed giant... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Backs Away as Philippines and U.S. Send Impressive Fleet to West Philippine Sea
China's pulled out most of its ships at Julian Felipe Reef. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Blinks As American, Philippine Fleets Challenge Possible Reef Seizure
In the past few months, a growing fleet of Chinese boats anchored around the Philippines' Whitsun Reef, threatening to add it to its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Duterte: 'Worst' to come before vaccines arrive
President Rodrigo Duterte said it’s uncertain when the Philippines can get adequate COVID-19 vaccines while warning more people will die and “the worst of times” is yet to come (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘Worse than invasion’: China ships poach 240,000 kg of fish daily in PH seas, says group
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales—The Philippines could face a fish shortage amid reports that as much as 240,000 kilos, or more than 260 tons, are... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 240 Chinese ships swarming in Philippines' EEZ: NTF-WPS
MANILA - At least 240 Chinese ships were found in various parts of the West Philippine Sea, the National Task Force for the West... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippine patrols reveal 11 China warships, 240 militia in West Philippine Sea: An estimated 240 Chinese vessels are lingering in the...
According to tweets by GMA News' Joseph Morong, the National Task Force on the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) said the patrols spotted... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Filipino children and adolescents' stories of sexual abuse: narrative types and consequences - Osme ña NMET, Barrera DJS.
There is a paucity of qualitative research on children's and adolescents' perceptions of their sexual abuse experiences. This paper aims to describe the narrative types and consequences of sexual abuse stories among ten female Filipino children and adolesc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Myanmar Coup Highlights Autocracy's Rise in Southeast Asia
Not long ago, democracy seemed to be surging in the region. But in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and elsewhere, it is in trouble. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US-Philippines officials discuss concerns over China's ships
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday discussed with his Philippine counterpart China’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Duterte silent over Chinese navy harassment of Filipino news crew in West Philippine Sea
The Chinese navy's harassment of a Filipino vessel in the West Philippine Sea is being investigated by the Philippine military. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Infuriating', 'heartbreaking', says Philippine Vice President as Chinese ships chase Filipino vessel in West Philippine Sea
Vice President Leni Robredo said Friday she was enraged and heartbroken that a Filipino vessel was driven out by Chinese Navy inside the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Armed attack will trigger our obligations': US warns China over moves on Philippines, Taiwan
WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday warned China against what the Philippines and Taiwan see as increasingly aggressive moves,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hiding for survival: highlighting the lived experiences of precarity and labour abuse among Filipino non-status migrants in canada - Alcaraz N, Ferrer I, Abes JG, Lorenzetti L.
Non-status migrants are individuals who do not hold a valid immigration document or official status to stay in Canada. This paper presents a case study on the experiences of non-status migrants seeking access to health, social, and community services. Thro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Philippines fires off another diplomatic protest as China ships linger in West Philippine Sea
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is lodging another diplomatic protest over the continuing presence of Chinese ships in the West... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Philippine President Estrada on ventilator with COVID-19
Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada has been put on a ventilator in a hospital to help him breath after being infected by the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Beijing mouthpiece warns PH military of ‘strong response’ if Chinese vessels made to leave PH EEZ
MANILA, Philippines—A mouthpiece of the Chinese government warned of a “strong response” if the Philippine military acted rashly on the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bat catchers fight the next pandemic – in pictures
Researchers at the University of the Philippines Los Ba ños aim to catch thousands of bats to develop a Japanese-funded simulation model over the next three years that they believe could help avert potential pandemics. They hope the bats will help in predicting the dynamics of a coronavirus outbreak by analysing factors such as climate, temperature and ease of spreadContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Eloisa Lopez/Reuters Tags: Philippines Coronavirus Science World news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Medical research Source Type: news

Transwoman forced to have testicle removed after years of tucking
The unidentified 24-year-old, from the Philippines, suffered testicular torsion from repeatedly pushing her testicles back into her stomach four times a week in an effort to hide her genitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia Today: Philippines extends lockdown as infections spike
The Philippine government has extended a lockdown by another week after an alarming spike in coronavirus infections continued to surge and started to overwhelm many hospitals in the capital and outlying regions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Lockdown extended for metro Manila, surroundings
The Philippine government extended a lockdown by another week Monday after an alarming spike in coronavirus infections continued to surge and started to overwhelm many hospitals in the capital and outlying regions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Philippine defense chief in verbal tussle with China on reef
An annoyed Philippine defense chief renewed a demand on Saturday for dozens of Chinese vessels to leave a Manila-claimed reef in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: two visitors for England care home residents from mid-April; India cases hit six-month high
Children in England can visit grandparents for first time from next week; India ’s daily coronavirus infections hit six-month highNHS feels strain as tens of thousands of staff suffer long CovidCare home residents in England allowed two visitors from 12 AprilAustralia vaccine rollout to continue after blood clot caseEurope faces another Easter of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage9.18amBSTThe Philippines health ministry has reported 12,576 new Covid cases, the second-highest daily increase in infections.9.02amBSTRussia reported 9,021 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, including 2,011 in Moscow, pushing t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Source Type: news

Philippines demands China remove vessels at 6 islands, reefs
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Wednesday that more than 250 Chinese vessels it believes are operated by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid live: Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Covid live: Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s – reports; Turkey records highest level of new cases
10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry;Turkey records42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates6.47pmBSTHere is a quick recap of the main Covid updates from around the world:6.37pmBSTRussia has recorded over 225,000 Covid related deaths sinc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe (now); Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

UK bans travel from 4 more nations over virus; 39 in all
The British government is to ban international arrivals from four more countries — Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines — amid concerns over new virus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Man Arrested in Anti-Asian Attack Was on Parole for Killing Mother
Brandon Elliot, who killed his mother two decades ago, was arrested early Wednesday and charged with the brutal assault on a Filipino... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines demands China remove vessels at 6 islands, reefs
The Philippine government said Wednesday that more than 250 Chinese vessels it believes are operated by militia have been spotted near... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Philippines orders more than 25 million people into lockdown over Easter as Covid-19 cases soar
Millions of people in the Philippines won't be celebrating Easter as normal this year after the majority Catholic country imposed a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippine fighters fly over Chinese flotilla in South China Sea
The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South China... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines deploys air force as tensions over Chinese ships rise
Move comes after more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels were spotted off Whitsun Reef earlier this month. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improving cause of death certification in the Philippines: implementation of an electronic verbal autopsy decision support tool (SmartVA auto-analyse) to aid physician diagnoses of out-of-facility deaths - Joshi R, Hazard RH, Mahesh PKB, Mikkelsen L, Avelino F, Sarmiento C, Segarra A, Timbang T, Sinson F, Diango P, Riley I, Chowdhury H, Asuncion IL, Khanom G, Lopez AD.
BACKGROUND: The majority of deaths in the Philippines occur out-of-facility and require a medical certificate of cause of death by Municipal Health Officers (MHOs) for burial. MHOs lack a standardised certification process for out-of-facility deaths and wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Rob Bonta nominated to be California attorney general, would be first Filipino in role
His nomination comes amid push for more Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in positions of power in the wake of racist incidents. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Five Initiatives to Help Find the ‘Missing Millions’ of Undiagnosed People Living with Tuberculosis
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., 24 March 2021 – In recognition of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, Johnson & Johnson today announced a series of new commitments and collaborations in support of global efforts to find and deliver care to the millions of adults and children living with TB who have not yet been diagnosed. Successfully identifying these people, especially those living with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), remains one of the most significant obstacles in achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal of ending TB by 2030. These initiatives—together with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculos...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Philippines says 220 Chinese militia vessels seen in disputed waters this month
The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed South China... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wary Philippines says 200 Chinese vessels at disputed reef
The Philippine government expressed concern after spotting more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels it believed were crewed by militias at... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philippines starts coronavirus vaccination program using Sinovac Biotech jabs donated by China
(Natural News) Healthcare workers from six government hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) received Sinovac Biotech vaccines Monday, March 1, marking the start of the coronavirus vaccination program in the Philippines. “You truly are the heroes during this time of the pandemic so it is just right that you be the first in line... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Third Generation Covid-19 Variant Described In The Philippines
A new SARS-CoV-2 variant has emerged once again, this time in the Philippines. The new variant bears a resemblance to the recently discovered Japanese variant (B.1.1.248) and the infamous Brazilian variant (P.1), known for its dangerous immune-escape capabilities. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus business pharma & Source Type: news

The Latest: Philippines imposes airport entry restrictions
The Philippine government has decided to temporarily ban the entry of foreigners and limit the entry of returning Filipinos at Manila’s international airport to 1,500 daily as it struggles to contain an alarming surge in coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: 'no indication' Oxford vaccine is linked to blood clots, says EU regulator
Philippines Covid variant found in UK;France investigates possible new variant in Brittany;vaccinating pregnant women could protect babies, says Israel studyAstraZeneca jab: EU regulator ‘firmly convinced’ benefits outweigh risksChaos in Germany and Italy after suspension of Oxford vaccineFrance seeks swift safety verdict on AstraZeneca vaccineSurvey says 64% of young black people in England are ‘vaccine hesitant’See all our coronavirus coverage3.10amGMTTaiwan is helping its sole diplomatic ally in South America,Paraguay, to buy Covid vaccines, Taiwan ’s foreign ministry said, after protests i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alison Rourke Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Health Science World news Source Type: news

New Philippines Covid variant found in England – as it happened
Public Health England said variant contains number of notable mutations, including the E484K spike protein found in Manaus mutation. This blog is now closed. Follow our new one belowCoronavirus live news12.13amGMTWe are closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on all our coronavirus news on our new blog below:Related:Coronavirus live news: 'no indication' Oxford vaccine is linked to blood clots, says EU regulator11.33pmGMTAt Port Moresby General Hospital, about 20% of women presenting in labour have symptoms of Covid-19. Of these, about one-third (four to five women a day) test positive.We get the test results ba...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Mattha Busby ,Haroon Siddique, Jedidajah Otte,Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Infectious diseases Science World Health Organization World news Source Type: news

TMC Financing ’s Support Amidst the Pandemic Offers Relief to Filipino...
In the beginning of 2020, TMC Financing worked with Mr. De Leon to facilitate the purchase of a 5,337 square foot flex property located at 1939 Monterey Highway in San Jose, CA. His business, which...(PRWeb March 16, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/tmc_financings_support_amidst_the_pandemic_offers_relief_to_filipino_small_business_owner/prweb17797901.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan detects new coronavirus variant from traveler coming from the Philippines
The Japan Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare identifies a 'distinct' coronavirus variant from a 60-year-old man who arrived in the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia met to discuss how to improve the conditions of women, girls, and youth during pandemics. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 11 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic on the continent, a recent webinar attended by parliamentarians from Africa and Asia heard. Gift Malunga, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative for Zambia, told delegates that during the lockdown in Zambia, 90% of calls to traditional hotlines ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news