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DOH’S PDITR STRATEGY TO HELP COUNTRY MOVE TOWARDS NEW NORMAL

The Department of Health (DOH) recently reported high contact tracing rate and increased testing capacity as the nation moves towards economic recovery and the Department’s strategy shifts from risk avoidance to risk mitigation. Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III explained that the Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate (PDITR) is central to the National Action ... Read More

DOH warns possible outbreak of W.I.L.D. disease after typhoons

The Department of Health (DOH) is on heightened surveillance and warned the public against possible outbreak of waterborne and foodborne illnesses, influenza-like illnesses, leptospirosis and dengue (W.I.L.D.) diseases following the aftermath of recent typhoons that struck the country. DOH also reiterated its call on the precautionary measures against spread of ... Read More

PCHRD conducts In-Depth Training on FASSSTER and TanodCOVID for Volunteer Trainers and Data Interpreters

Last 15th of June 2020, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) conducted an online in-depth training with volunteer trainers and data interpreters for the regional deployment of “Feasibility Analysis of Syndromic Surveillance using Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler” (FASSSTER) and TanodCOVID. The said technologies aim to support the decision-making ... Read More
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