April 3, 2020, 8:00am A patient who was admitted last April 2, 2020 at 1:50AM in the COVID-19 ward of Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC) died on the same day at 11:45 PM. The patient was a 5 month baby from Anahawan, Southern Leyte. He was considered Person Under Investigation (PUI) since his symptoms continue reading : Advisory from Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC)
April 1, 2020 9:00AM Kumakalat ngayon ang isang impormasyon na mayroon namatay na Patient Under Investigation or PUI dahil sa COVID-19 sa Abuyog, Leyte. Ang taong binabanggit sa impormasyon ay isang “Former PUI” pero bago paman ito namatay ay natapos na niya ang kanyang 14 days home isolation at wala na itong mga sintomas na continue reading : Pahayag ng DOH EV-CHD
NAPAG-UUSAPANG BAGAY: Kumakalat ngayon ang isang video sa social media na nakikita dito na may binababang pasyente sa isang ambulance kasama ang isang healthworker na naka-PPE at driver na naka-mask. Ang naturang video ay kuha sa EVRMC Bagacay. PAHAYAG NG DOH-Eastern Visayas Center for Health Development at EVRMC Ang naturang video ay kuha sa EVRMC continue reading : FACT CHECK!!!
On June 23, 2017, the Department of Health Regional Office No. VIII, thru the Communicable Disease Unit, headed by Dr. Ma. Teresa N. Caidic, went to the municipality of Sta. Rita which had been hardly stricken by diarrhea in 2016. Although at its controlled state, there is still a need to practice personal hygiene especially continue reading : PROMOTING HYGIENIC PRACTICES IN A SCHOOL CARAVAN
The Department of Health Regional Office No. VII (DOH-RO VIII)I marked its 119th Anniversary and Sportsfest on June 26, 2017. Also launched in this event was the logo making contest which is open to all health workers. It was participated by DOH retained hospitals, such as the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center, Schistosomiasis Control Hospital, continue reading : DOH-ROVIII MAKE ITS 119TH CELEBRATION WITH A SPORTSFEST
The Department of Health Regional Office No, VIII in coordination with Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC), Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC), government and private hospitals in Leyte and Tacloban City conducted blood letting campaign with the theme “What can You DO? Give blood, Give Now, Give Often” on May 14, 2017. DOH continue reading : WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY – BE A BLOOD DONOR NOW TO SAVE LIFE
The Department of Health Regional Office No. VIII, spearheaded the conduct of symposium on Road Traffic Injury (RTI) on May 5, 2017. It started with a motorcade along the national highway of Leyte Provincial Capitol, Tacloban City to Oriental Hotel, Palo, Leyte, participated by National Government Agencies such as DTI 8, LTO 8, LTFRB 8,VSU,PNP continue reading : ROAD SAFETY MONTH: Symposium on Road Traffic Injury (RTI)
Last March 24, 2017, the very first Inter-Local Health Zone was officially launched in the province of Samar – the PAHIMOSAN Inter-Local Health Zone. This ILHZ is composed of four municipalities which are Paranas, Hinabangan, Motiong, and San Jose de Buan, hence the name PaHiMoSan. The event was attended by many distinguished personalities including the continue reading : PAHIMOSAN INTER-LOCAL HEALTH ZONE: READY FOR TAKE OFF