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Iloilo still filariasis-free

Create: 08/31/2017 - 13:19

ILOILO –The province of Iloilo remains free from filarial parasites based on the transmission assessment survey and nocturnal blood survey held in selected site where cases of lymphatic filariasis where previously recorded.

Provincial Health Officer Patricia Grace Trabado confirmed and announced this during Iloilo’s celebration of milestones on lymphatic filariasis elimination program in Casa Real de Iloilo earlier this week.

Iloilo Is Elephantiasis-Free

Create: 02/24/2015 - 12:54
Iloilo was among the 16 provinces in the Philippines that the DOH recognized as Lymphatic Filariasis Free during the awarding ceremonies for Gawad Kalusugan held in SMX Convention Center in Pasay City last February 20.
 
The other provinces were composed of Cagayan de Oro, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Davao del Norte, Masbate, Misamis Occidental, Negros Oriental, Northern Leyte, Northern Samar, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, South Cotabato, Surigao del Sur and Western Samar.