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CHED Orders Closure of 218 Nursing Schools

CHED orders closures of 218 nursing schools for having below average performance in NLE and have failed to meet government regulations on the quality of their faculty and facilities.

Filipina Wins Nurse of the Year Award in Dammam

Dorina Santos, a Filipino staff nurse who has been working at the Dar As Sihha Medical Center (DASMC) in Dammam for six years now, was awarded Nurse of the Year during the hospital’s celebration of the International Nurses Day 2013 recently.

Bioresorbable 3D-printed tracheal splint baby’s airways, saves life

An infant with a condition called tracheobronchomalacia was saved by doctors by 3D-printing a tracheal splint which would support the weakened airway. Tracheobronchomalacia manifests with dynamic airway collapse and respiratory insufficiency.

PHOTO: World’s First Life-Saving Face Transplant

Polish doctors claimed and carried out the world's first life-saving face transplant, the centre's spokeswoman said Wednesday, weeks after a 33-year-old man was disfigured by a machine in a workplace accident.

Free Cervical Cancer Screen in DOH Hospitals

DOH-hospitals are giving free cervical cancer screen to all women aged 21 and above.

Germany to hire 500 Filipino nurses this 2013

Gute Nachrichten to our Filipino nurses, Germany is urgently in need of 500 Filipino nurses this 2013.

DOLE welcomes labor agreement with Germany on health care professionals

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, German Minister of...

Eye Test Helps Diagnose Neurological Disorders

A new test that measures eye movement while watching television helps detect neurological disorders earlier including Parkinson’s disease, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

DOH Secretary Ona To Receive US College of Surgeon’s Highest Honor

Health Secretary Enrique Ona is set to receive this week the Honorary Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the highest honor the institution can confer to any surgeon. Ona is the first Filipino and first in SEA to receive this recognition.Ona specializes in vascular surgery and organ transplantation. He performed the first liver and pancreas transplant in the Philippines in 1979, another first in Asia.
Measuring glucose without needle pricks

Glucose Measurement Without Needle Pricks

Pricking a finger everyday is just part of everyday life for many diabetes patients. A non-invasive measurement approach could release them from the constant pain of pin pricks. The linchpin is a biosensor engineered by Fraunhofer researchers: A tiny chip combines measurement and digital analysis – and can be radioed to a mobile device.