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4 truths about dengue and how do we get protected from this clever and cunning disease

 

 “Dengue is a clever and cunning disease, a serious and potentially fatal,” according to Dr. Sally Gatchalian, Secretary of the Philippine Pediatric Society. True indeed, dengue kills and it affects everybody including children and adults alike. Unfortunately, dengue affects more kids and most vulnerable ones are children whose age are from 1 to 9 years old. But that doesn’t mean that adults are potentially safe. In some regions, dengue has reached epidemic proportions. What is dengue and how do we get protected from this disease? Dengue is caused by deadliest insect in the world, the Aedes aegypti mosquito and is […]

NO HOPE LOST: Pneumonia and diarrhea put a great toll on children death in the Philippines.

NO HOPE LOST: Pneumonia and diarrhea put a great toll on children deaths in the Philippines

 

 Everyday in the Philippines there are about 37 children (1-59 months old) die due to pneumonia and 13 children (1-59 months old) die to diarrhea. Prevention is better than cure No hope lost if we prevent our children becoming ill from these two dreaded disease. How? 1. Hand-washing with soap. Remember the commercial that you teach your kids to sing ‘Happy Birthday‘ song while washing their hands? Singing the whole song will help kids to wash their hands thoroughly to wash away the bacteria and germs that they carry in their hands. Picking on toys and other objects, they usually […]