Lacson doesn’t want Duque sacked as DOH chief

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2019 11:35:06 +0000

Lacson doesn’t want Duque sacked as DOH chief

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Saturday denied that he would want Health Secretary Francisco Duque III removed from his post. However, he noted in a text message to INQUIRER.net that letting Duque keep his post would be “an indictment of our system of double standard in our government which is wrong because […]

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Duque reminds Lacson: Case on OWWA fund mess long been dismissed

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:46:27 +0000

Duque reminds Lacson: Case on OWWA fund mess long been dismissed

Health Secretary Francisco Duque has reminded critics that the case against him for the alleged misuse of OWWA funds has long been dismissed.

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DOH: Be cautious against toxic school supplies

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:55:27 +0000

The Department of Health (DOH) has advised the public against buying school supplies that could be tainted with toxic materials.

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WHO: Raising cigarette tax will help save 460,000 lives

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:53:15 +0000

WHO: Raising cigarette tax will help save 460,000 lives

The World Health Organization (WHO) pointed out on Monday that raising the tax on tobacco products to P60 would not only help fund the government’s health care programs but also help save the lives of around 460,000 persons.

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DOH alarmed as HIV cases rise in Caraga

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 21:18:05 +0000

BUTUAN CITY, AGUSAN DEL NORTE, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) in Caraga expressed alarm over the increase in the number of people who had tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the region.

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Ex-FDA chief ‘clueless’ why she was fired, cites fight with syndicates

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 21:32:48 +0000

Ex-FDA chief ‘clueless’ why she was fired, cites fight with syndicates

The sacked head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday said she was “clueless” about what corrupt activity

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Filipinos living with HIV urged to avail free treatment, support services

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 07:08:58 +0000

Filipinos living with HIV urged to avail free treatment, support services

In time for the annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, the DOH urged people with HIV to avail treatment, care, and support services.

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