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NATIONAL TUBERCULOSIS PROGRAM

tuberculosis1Tuberculosis is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is mainly acquired by inhalation of infectious droplets containing viable tubercle bacilli. Infectious droplets can be produced by sneezing, talking, singing and most especially, coughing (one which considerably is the most efficient way of producing infectious droplets).

RABIES AWARENESS MONTH

Executive order no. 84 (eo 84) was signed on april 13, 1999 by president joseph ejercito estrada, declaring march as the rabies awareness month in country. It rationalizes the control measures for the prevention and eradication of rabies and appropriating funds thereof.

Rabies is one of the most dangerous viral disease. The virus infects the central nervous system of domestic and wild animals and spread to humans through bites, scratches and exposure to infected saliva.

SURGICAL NETWORKING EXTENSION PROGRAM
Surgical Service Beyond Boundaries
By: Karenology

   SNEP IN CARAGAThe Davao Regional Medical Center (formerly Davao Regional Hospital) – Surgical Networking Extension Program (SNEP) that started in 1989 has revolutionized the medical sphere in Region XI under the innovative leadership of the former Medical Center Chief, Dr. Romulo A. Busuego.


DRMC Celebrates Hospital Week 2016
by Special S. Gazmen 

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Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 181, s. 1993, the National Hospital Week is observed nationwide every year to recognize the important role of hospitals in the provision of health services to the community to realize a healthy citizenry. Davao Regional Medical Center (DRMC) has celebrated Hospital Week 2016 with a theme, “Hospital: Kaagapay para sa Malusog na Isip at Katawan tungo sa Pagbabago”.

TUNOG NI NANAY, TUNOG NG BUHAY PROGRAM
Limited Ultrasound Application in Obstetrics for Rural Health Physicians
By: Karenology

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The mortality rate for Filipino mothers has increased to 221per 100,000 live births in 2011 from 162 per 100,000 live births in 2009. Under the Millennium Development Goal (MDG), the Philippines must lower the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 52 per 100,000 live births.