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Taking Breast Exams Into One’s Hands

Posted by: Medical Observer

BETTER to get early signs of breast cancer detected than be sorry later at getting the entire chest carved out, cancer-wracked portions scraped off. In its early stage, breast cancer can be cured — and the key to early detection is in your hands.

Health Experts Eye Dead Halt to Polio Menace

Posted by: Medical Observer

WARS against any disease are waged on a global scale because diseases defy national boundaries, run through borders untrammeled, even leap across continents—and would brook no race, religion, creed or political persuasion. Every human being is fair game to a host of ailments that arise like armies on a rampage to lay waste to mankind.

"Towards Active Aging Thru Service and Research"

"Towards Active Aging Thru Service and Research"

15 May 2014 (Thursday) 

1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Centennial Conference Room, National Institutes of Health Building, UP Manila


1st Philippine mHealth Forum: Promises and Realities

Manila, Philippines – The UP Manila National Telehealth Center under the National Institutes of Health organized the first Philippine mHealth Forum at the Century Park Hotel – Manila. Partners, stakeholders and mHealth players all over the country, including the Department of Health Secretary Erique T. Ona attended the two-day event from April 10 – 11, 2014.

NTHC trains for the newest RxBox

Tagaytay City, Philippines – The National Telehealth Center under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of the University of the Philippines Manila organized a four-day RxBox Training Program for the recipient municipalities of the latest version of the RxBox. Four representatives each from the municipalities of Dingalan Aurora, Lubang Occidental Mindoro, Sto. Domingo Nueva Ecija, and Quezon Quezon, participated in the training which was held in the Development Academy of the Philippines Convention Center in Tagaytay City.

Breast Cancer Screening and Testing: Dapat Bang Dibdibin?

NIH March Research Forum

1:00 - 3:00 PM

SOJR Auditorium 

Whispers Lost in Storms

Posted by: Medical Observer, January 28, 2014

A WORLD of utter silence awaits one child among a thousand born—and two more loses the gift of hearing in early childhood.

Taming the HIV Scourge

by Dong Delos Reyes, Medical Observer

UP Manila, December 12, 2013 – The National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) held a forum on understanding the changing HIV trends in the Philippines.

The forum was entitled ‘HIV-AIDS sa Pilipinas: May Nagbago Ba?’ and had Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvaña, Director of IMBB, as speaker.

NIH 16th Anniversary

The National Institutes of Health, in coordination with University of the Philippines Manila and Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium invite you to the 16th Anniversary of the National Institutes of Health, 12th UP Manila Science and Technology Week, 5th Anniversary of the Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium

Bayanihan Center, UNILAB, Pasig