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Filipino nurses in US join strike to protest lack of Ebola training

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Nurses John Estenor and Lizelle Natividad chanting during the picket in front of the Providence Hospital. PHOTO BY JON MELEGRITO

When 31-year-old Filipino nurse Lizelle Natividad heard about a Dallas nurse who was infected a month ago with the Ebola virus from a patient who came from Liberia, she was very concerned for the caregiver who took care of the patient

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino nurses in US join strike to protest lack of Ebola training

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Nurses John Estenor and Lizelle Natividad chanting during the picket in front of the Providence Hospital. PHOTO BY JON MELEGRITO

When 31-year-old Filipino nurse Lizelle Natividad heard about a Dallas nurse who was infected a month ago with the Ebola virus from a patient who came from Liberia, she was very concerned for the caregiver who took care of the patient.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

800,000 ‘Yolanda’ survivors suffer from mental health problems

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The street leading to the municipal hall of Daanbantayan in the nothern Cebu after the super typhoon Yolanda. CDN FILE PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO

At least 800,000 survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) may have suffered from different levels of mental health problems, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines readies for Ebola

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WHO Asia Pacific Region Regional Director Shin Young-soo, right, and  Health Secretary Enrique Ona shake hands following a joint news conference ahead of the next week's 65th WHO Regional Conference Friday in Pasay City. AP

Foreign experts on infectious diseases are coming to the Philippines to help local health workers boost defenses against the outbreak of the Ebola virus, a Palace official said Saturday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH weighs Ebola options

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No worries. President Benigno Aquino III has not yet decided to send health workers to West Africa to help fight the worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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