Three weeks ago, the Department of Health (DOH) approved the recommendation of the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) to give a fourth dose or second booster of the COVID-19 vaccines AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Sinopharm to the immunocompromised population for ages 18 years old and above. These include those receiving cancer treatment, immunosuppressants, and those […]

The University of the Philippines (UP) launched its “Pook Aralan” learning hub in Butuan City last April 20 via Zoom. The learning hub is the second “Pook Aralan” under the Tabang sa Iskolar ng Bayan program, which offers free use of computers, internet, and printing services for all nearby UP students for a limited period. […]

Vaccination has proven to be an effective tool for controlling COVID-19. It prevents severe complications, hospitalization, and even death. While the country continues to roll out its primary and booster doses to the general population, health experts encourage parents to have their children ages 6 to 12 years old vaccinated. Recent studies have shown that […]