Duterte names OICs for health, information technology departments

Duterte names OICs for health, information technology departments

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Undersecretary Herminigildo Valle as officer in charge of the Department of Health (DOH), Malacañang said Thursday.

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Ubial on CA rejection: That’s life

Ubial on CA rejection: That’s life

“That’s life.”

This was the reaction of Secretary Paulyn Ubial following the decision of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) on Tuesday to reject her nomination as head of to the Department of Health (DOH).

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Ubial: My son travels with me but I paid for everything

Ubial: My son travels with me but I paid for everything

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Paulyn Ubial has insisted that she used her personal money to pay for her son’s expenses during her official trips with him. Dring Tuesday’s confirmation hearing by the Commission on Appointments (CA), Ubial was confronted with questions about her official travels where she tagged along her son, Karl.

“Yes, my son traveled with me but I paid for it,” Ubial told the CA.

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DOH told: Quell fears on Japanese encephalitis thru info campaign

Nancy Binay

Senator Nancy Binay on Sunday urged the Department of Health (DOH) to be cautious in its efforts to quell public scare amid reports of high costs and shortage of Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine.

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