News and Events

Browse the latest news and updates on all of Quezon City's Health Programs

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Quezon City Government has passed an ordinance that prohibits the sale of junk food and sugary drinks in all schools in the city, in time for the start of classes next SY 2018-2019.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) namely, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseaseare already considered a universal public health concern. NCDs are a result of both genetic and behavioral factors (WHO, 2017). Photo Credits: Quezon City Public Affairs and Information Services

Monday, June 18, 2018

From the success of Klinika Bernardo, a Galing Pook Awardee, and the proven strategy and placing clinics in a strategic location which can be access by key population, Quezon City Government with Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and the Quezon City Health Department inaugurated the AJ Maximo Social Hygiene Clinic and a new location of Klinika Novaliches last May 4, 2018.

Monday, June 4, 2018

As part of the Public Health Modernization Program (PHMP) and with a proven and effective intervention on how to bring HIV services to the community, the Quezon City Government and Mayor Herbert M. Bautista together with the Quezon City Health Department inaugurated a new modern 3-story building for Batasan Social Hygiene Clinic and opening of Klinika Batasan last May 8, 2018.

Friday, May 25, 2018

The Local Government of Quezon City recently held the 37Th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (IACM) last May 21, 2018, at the Quezon City Covered Walk. This year’s theme “Reflecting our Past, Preparing for our Future” is timely call to action not only for people living with HIV but to all of us.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Quezon City Government is rolling out an “online information exchange database” that seeks to facilitate reachable and available maternal and neonatal health services to its citizens. It aims to allow the city’s health centers to gain access to the medical profile of mothers who gave birth at private lying in clinics for faster delivery of health services.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

QC Health Department accepts 900 brighter Future Kids Kits from Johnson & Johnson, Philippines, Inc. as part of J&J Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the company recognizes its obligation to contribute to the improvement of health & wellness among qualified mothers & children in Quezon City by way of sharing their resources.

Friday, December 9, 2016

The Quezon City Health Departmentspearheaded by Dr. Verdades Pena- Linga, City Health Officer III and Dr. Ma. Leticia De Guzman, City Adolescent Health Coordinatorthe conduct of the Adolescent Health Summit with a theme of “To Catch You, Hold You & Never Let You Go” and the launching of QCHD Teen Walk To Health and of MuntingMaria video in collaboration with other partner agencies: Department of Health –NCRO, UNICEF , Center for Health Solutions & Innovations(CHSI)andCommission on Population.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Quezon City Government is determined to ensure that development goals are met to protect public health, improve maternal health, and reduce neonatal mortality through a localized and sustainable Maternal Newborn Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) approach, and by focusing on leadership and governance initiatives to properly implement a functional Service Delivery Network (SDN).

Winners of the poster making contest for HIV/STI
Thursday, October 6, 2016

The “Reference Material on HIV, AIDS and STI for High School Students in Quezon City was PILOTED in 4 schools, Batasan National HS, Commonwealth HS, Culiat HS and Ramon Magsaysay HS. The roll out was followed by a poster making contest among grade 8 students in this schools after they have finish studying the reference material. The Theme of the Poster Making Contest is: High School Students leading the way to HIV Prevention and Control.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

In promoting health and wellness for each of the Quezon City Health Department’s employees, the department launched the Quezon City Health Sportsfest last April 22, 2016, at Amoranto Sports Complex

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Quezon City hosted the first ever AIDS HOUR in the country and in the world last May 14, 2016, between 6 to 7 in the evening. Held at Quezon Memorial Circle, together with Department of Health, The Red Ribbon, Inc, Shell Foundation, representatives from other LGUs, Hospitals, Universities and Community-based Organization, the aimed is to create noise and promote HIV awareness through people engagement and participation. Remembering the 1,675 died from AIDS

Thursday, May 19, 2016

More than four thousand people gathered at the Amoranto Sports Complex to join the human blood formation on March 18, 2016. The event was an advocacy campaign to strengthen awareness and inform the public on the benefits of blood donation.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Quezon City, led by Mayor Herbert Bautista, launched the first ever celebration of the National HIV Testing Week.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista with his City Leadership and Governance Team, during the CLGP Module 2 Workshop in Estancia Resort Hotel, Tagaytay City, last March 17-20, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Quezon City Government was conferred two 2014 Galing Pook Awards for Outstanding Local Governance programs for its Socialized Housing Program and for its  pioneering health clinic for STI/HIV, Klinika Bernardo.  The ceremonies were held at EDSA Shangrila Hotel last October 21.

Mayor Herbert M. Bautista received the awards, along with Vice Mayor Josefina G. Belmonte, Councilors and city executives and staff who were deeply involved in project conceptualization and operation.

Friday, May 8, 2015

As part of the 75th Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Quezon City government will host the National HIV Testing Week, highlighted by a motorcade on May 11 and the annual “AIDS Candlelight Ceremony” on May 15, which aims to promote HIV/ AIDS testing to the public.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Klinika Bernardo is built for men dealing with or are deemed vulnerable to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Monday, May 4, 2015

With more than 2.6 million residents, Quezon City is the largest city in the Philippines (by population) and has been classified by PNAC as one of the country’s 22 highest priority areas for accelerated HIV interventions.