FDA chief Puno accepts Duterte decision but bulks at ‘corruption’ allegations

Credit to Author: CATHERINE A. MODESTO| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 05:04:37 +0000

FORMER Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) chief Nela Charade Puno denied involvement in corruption as she accepted the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to terminate her on Thursday. “I serve…READ

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Duterte fires FDA chief

Credit to Author: RALPH VILLANUEVA| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:43:23 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte fired Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Chief Nela Charade Puno for alleged corruption, Malacanang said on Thursday. Duterte, through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, gave the notice of…READ

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2 cosmetics firm branches selling unregistered goods padlocked

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:01:23 +0000

2 cosmetics firm branches selling unregistered goods padlocked

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agents simultaneously raided two branches of a cosmetics distribution company — one in Antipolo and another in Davao City — for selling unregistered beauty and skin-whitening products.

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3 more Dengvaxia death complaints filed

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:29:25 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) on Thursday filed three more complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against former and current health officials in connection with the death of more three more minors who received shots of the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

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Senate panel eyes amendments to existing rules on medical marijuana

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 09:31:17 +0000

Instead of crafting a new law legalizing the use of medical cannabis (marijuana), the Senate committee on health and demography would look…

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FDA, DOH vow to stop distribution of fake anti-rabies vaccine

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:13:16 +0000

The FDA and the DOH have given assurances that they will stop the distribution of counterfeit anti-rabies vaccine.

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Concern raised over mercury-laden cosmetics in Cagayan de Oro

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 02:47:33 +0000

Concern raised over mercury-laden cosmetics in Cagayan de Oro

An environmental group called on the DOH in Northern Mindanao to crackdown on the sale of skin-lightening cosmetics laden with mercury.

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