Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor, vice chairman of the House committee on health, is urging the Department of Health (DOH) to take advantage of social media in contact tracing people infected by the new coronavirus and those they…
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If there were an award for the most abused statement, it would likely go to the Department of Health and the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is under fire for alleged incompetence and lack of empathy.
He may still enjoy President Rodrigo Duterte's confidence, but Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has lost the trust of many, including his own colleagues in the Department of Health and in the medical community.
The plea by health workers for a two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Mega Manila may be a message to the Department of Health's leadership that changes need to be made, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Clear visuals needed. Senator Joel Villanueva has appealed to the Department of Health (DOH) to revamp its infographic design on coronavirus data, particularly on hospital bed occupancy. In a series of tweets, Villanueva said the…
Malacañang rejected a senator’s remark that President Rodrigo Duterte was using Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III as a scapegoat for the government’s failure in the fight against coronavirus (Covid-19).
The long-awaited wage hike for government nurses should help them cope with the "new normal" caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
The private sector is your ally, not your competitor.
Former University of Makati law dean Rico Quicho on Friday (July 17) expressed gratitude to the Department of Health (DOH) for endorsing his complaint against Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has filled his counter-affidavit to the complaint which accused him of violating quarantine protocols.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 1,392 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 58,850.
Bases and Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) chairman Vince Dizon is mouthing off big numbers about the government’s COVID-19 testing initiative in an attempt to cover up his lackluster performance as testing czar.
As Congress prepares to tackle the possible extension of emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health should at least avoid overpricing in acquiring equipment.
President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the second week of July as “National Infection Prevention and Control Week” and the second Saturday of the same month as “Surgical Infection Prevention Awareness Day.”
Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez is urging the Department of Health (DOH) to include funds for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccine in its proposed budget for 2021.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the government to utilize K to 12 graduates as possible contact tracers amid the surge in coronavirus infections in the country.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 2,539 additional coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the total to 50,359.
Popular actor Alden Richards is the new ambassador of the Department of Health in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. The health department formally announced Alden as the new BIDA champion promoting measures on how to fight the…
The Department of Health (DOH) should be given authority to set the bed capacity of public hospitals amid the surge of coronavirus infection in the country, Senator Risa Hontiveros said.