Recently, the Isabela City in Basilan province was hit by a diarrhea outbreak which led to 213 people falling sick due to this.
City Health Officer, Rafael Cabug said that they observed a big number of patients suffering from diarrhea in last month and they had already recorded 180 cases by the last week of February.
Recently, United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) presented the State of the World's Children report which disclosed the state of seven countries observing steady rise in the cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Dr. Ron Gibson, CEO of Animal Health Centre Waikato Incorporated, has resigned as CEO but the retirement will be effective from June 1, 2011. Dr. Gibson will remain active within the veterinary profession as Chairman of the New Zealand Veterinary Council. He will also continue to represent New Zealand on the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council.
The earthquake of 6.3 magnitudes at Christchurch claimed the lives of at least 161 people. Since then the workers of Christchurch's 10 funeral homes are heavily loaded with work. The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand has urged that the funeral home staff requires some relief.
Abnormal eating behavior and unusual weight loss is a red signal and people should get concerned about such disorders. Eating disorders require immediate treatment and more awareness.
According to a recent survey report, the Hawke's Bay District Health Board has secured top position for having best rates in conducting immunization of two-year-olds, leaving other DHBs far behind.
The report also confirmed that the Hawke's Bay DHB has successfully achieved maximum of the given targets and is making its way towards a healthy financial position in coming days.