DOH CHD Western Visayas conducts training on Setting up Smoking Cessation Clinic

Tobacco use is the leading preventable risk factor of Non-Communicable Disease such as lung cancer, heart attack and stroke and associated with other diseases such as cervical cancer, emphysema, bronchitis, asthma and other respiratory diseases. Worldwide, tobacco use (both direct and exposure to second hand smoke) has been linked to the development of 47 diseases (US Surgeon General Report).

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ILOILO City – Do not panic. This is the Department of Health’s (DOH) appeal to the people of Western Visayas following one laboratory-confirmed case of Zika infection in Jaro district.

The spread of Zika infection – a mosquito-borne disease – can be averted by keeping surroundings clean, said Dr. Jessie Glen Alonsabe, regional epidemiologist of DOH.