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"We have to take preventive measures to stop acid attacks for which the station house officers (SHOs) in their respective areas, must check whether legal requirements and standard operating procedures (SOPs) are implemented at shops where acid is sold," the CPO instructed. Perpetrators behind the incident must be punished according to ...

MANILA, Philippines -- Citi Philippines has partnered with leading drugstore Mercury Drug to help Filipinos on their journey to self-care and improve physically, mentally and emotionally. Manoj Varma, consumer business manager at Citi Philippines, said the new Mercury Drug Citi would equip customers with the tools that allows them to be the ...

CEBU, Philippines -- Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has assured that the city government will provide aid to the Mindanao earthquake victims, but they need to assess first their primary needs to avoid wastage of public funds. A group led by Councilor David Tumulak went to the local government units affected by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in ...

He said PNP will also extend aid to its affected members. "As a matter of fact ... Officials said at least 23 people have died from the series of earthquakes that struck Mindanao in October. The region was first hit by a 6.3-magnitude quake on October 16. This was followed by 6.6-magnitude temblor on October 29, and another on October ...

Keep the BoB for children light and easy to carry. There are many guides online on how to put together a BoB. My advice though is to keep it tailored to your needs without forgetting about the essentials - food, water first aid kit, clothing. Maps - analog and digital These may be outdated these days and almost replaced already by AI-assisted ...

These consist of one ambulance, a boom truck with lifter, and a van. They will also bring battery operated jackhammers, bolt cutters, expanders, a generator set, crowbars, shovels, hydraulic cutters, ropes and some first-aid medical equipment. They also have 200 pieces of 20-feet long blue tarps and 100 hygiene kits consisting of a plastic pail ...

"We are all in this together. Since the first earthquake struck Mindanao on Oct. 16, our team has been working round-the-clock, providing first aid and other humanitarian services like distribution of hot meals to the affected residents, such as those in Balabag Barangay Hall in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato which serves as temporary ...

Ilagan said then Mayor Duterte was among the first to provide help, including water and food ... from Davao were sent by citizens "who had gone out of their way to wish the relief workers a safe trip" to send aid to the victims of calamities there. "Now, Mindanao is reeling from incomprehensible devastation. Must we search for reasons ...

"Red Cross teams are providing first aid and other humanitarian services to the affected residents, such as, those in Upper Bala Elementary School in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur which serves as a temporary evacuation center," he said. Davao del Sur Chapter staff and volunteers provided psychosocial support to 155 quake-affected children and ...

Bahian reminded those who will be visiting the cemeteries to bring food and water, umbrella, trash bag for their garbage, first aid kit and ID. For those who will be bringing with them their children, Bahian said they have to make sure their kids are ...

This makes it imperative that we make ourselves aware of all the breast cancer preventive measures, treatment and personal check methods in order to adequately teach our daughters, female friends, siblings and relations all about them. Did you know that about 14,640 Nigerians die yearly due to this disease? Well now you know! Below are some ...

"The PGH is often the first option and the last resort of the poor and the middle class to get the ... However, he was careful to warn that some of these were only band-aid solutions and would not cause long-term change. "I think all of these recommendations will alleviate the situation but it will not solve the problem [because] traffic ...

Welfare desks and first aid stations were set up to evacuation centers. A total of 23 patients were catered by PRC, 15 from South Cotabato, five from Davao del Sur, one from North Cotabato, and two from General Santos. Twelve people were administered with ...

WHAT IS A MIGRAINE HEADACHE? A migraine is a severe headache that keeps coming back. The pain is often throbbing and can happen on one or both sides of the head. Migraines can be disabling, and migraine sufferers can feel dizzy or sick to their stomachs ...

"Immediately check for burns, wounds and do a first aid for burns. Observe for other symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath or palpitations. If you know CPR, start it on an unconscious pulseless victim." According to Dr. Faustino, some injuries from electric shock may seem minor at first, while others may be hard to detec

Hence, let us discuss the various preventive measures that can be taken in order to stop the mosquitoes that spread the virus. 1. Closing the open sources of water -- Any open source of water is dangerous as the mosquitoes can lay their eggs in the water ...

From among the several reforms being carried out by Pineda, the medical aid program has far-reaching impact because it partnered only with ... and P132.7 million in PhilHealth benefit utilization for 109,859 patients. In education, his first 100 days saw the construction of P38 million worth of schoolrooms, allotment of P50 million for two ...

MANILA, Philippines -- Pangilinan-led independent power producer Global Business Power Corp. (GBP) has completed preventive measures on its facilities to support the anticipated increase in energy demand in the last quarter of the year. In a statement ...