Breaking News
 
Home | Mindanao | Filariasis vaccination goes to the hinterlands

Filariasis vaccination goes to the hinterlands

DAVAO City — City health personnel are trekking the hinterlands to tract any case of filariasis, which has been declared controlled in the city.

The move was preemptive, to prevent its occurrence, the Department of Health said.

“The City Health Office does not stop on their campaign against filariasis, they go the hinterland and continuously give treatment to those who tested positive of filariasis,” Dr. Annabel Yumang, regional director of the DOH here, said.

The DOH declared Davao City this year as filariasis-free following its conduct of a filarial Transmission Assessment Survey.

Survey shows that there had been no single case recorded for 2018. (davaotoday.com)

Facebooktwitter

About mindanao goldstar daily

mindanao goldstar daily
TREND MAKER. Mindanao Gold Star Daily was established in 1989 to set ablaze a new meaning & flame to the local newspaper business. Throughout the years it continued its focus and interest in the rural areas & pioneered the growth of countryside journalism.

Check Also

Lumad, farmers unite to defend Pantaron Range

DAVAO City — Lumad groups and environmental advocates expressed opposition to the looming mining and ...

DISCLAIMER: We welcome fiery exchanges but we do not tolerate ad hominem attacks, casting criminal and false aspersion on our reporters and opinion writers. We reserve the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted on our website without prior notice.


POSTING RULES: Do not use obscenity. Stick to the topic discussed. Do not veer away from the discussion and be respectful at all times. Do not use CAPITAL LETTERS as this means shouting in the thread.