Covid Vaccine PH

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How Can Pharmacies Support Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake? As frontline community health providers, pharmacy professionals play a critical role in pandemic preparedness and responses. In Indonesia, and many other countries in Southeast Asia, pharmacies are the first point of care for COVID-19 symptoms and other community health issues. In this context, pharmacy professionals and other community […]

Malaria PH

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The Importance Of Appropriate Fever Management And Antibiotic Dispensing Practices At The Pharmacy To Support Asia Pacific Government Commitments To Eliminate Malaria by 2030 Malaria is a preventable and curable illness. However, communities most at risk of malaria in Southeast Asia—particularly individuals in remote, forest and border areas—often lack prevention products and health services needed […]

Hemofilia PH

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World Hemophilia Day: Pag-unawa at Pagtanggap Ang World Hemophilia Day ay ginaganap tuwing ika-17 ng Abril sa buong mundo taun-taon. Sinimulan ito noong 1989 at una ay pinili upang ipagdiwang ang kaarawan ng World Federation Hemophilia (WFH) founder na si Frank SchnabelIt. Kamakailan, layunin nito na palawakin ang pag-unawa at kaalaman sa sakit na hemophilia […]

Ask the Rxpert: Leonila M. Ocampo

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Q: Allowed po ba ang mga Nurse, Midwife, at Barangay Health Workers na magsulat ng reseta? A: Hindi. Walang ibang health professional ang pwedeng mag-prescribe but the medical practitioners, veterinarians, and dentists. Nurses, pharmacists, midwives, or whoever outside of the three ay hindi pwede iyon. Q: Are Rural Health Units (RHU) allowed to dispense prescription […]

Hemophilia and Its Treatment

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Hemophilia is a blood disorder in which a person lacks or has low levels of certain proteins called clotting factors that control bleeding. People with hemophilia have excessive bleeding. They do not bleed any faster than normal, but can bleed for a longer time than normal. According to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) “About […]

The Role of Pharmacists to Depression

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According to a statement from the WHO, “Depression is an illness characterized by persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities that a person normally enjoys, accompanied by an inability to carry out daily activities, for at least two weeks.” In the language of clinical psychology, Laura Pinsky from Columbia University Counselling and Psychological […]