Senator Joel Villanueva on Friday scored the Department of Health (DOH) for its emergency hiring program which offers terms that are “worse than ‘endo’” as the pandemic is anticipated to last until next year.
President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to ensure accessibility and affordability of coronavirus tests and test kits.
Senator Leila De Lima on Wednesday asked the Duterte administration to prioritize funding for depleted calamity funds for areas devastated by Typhoon Rolly.
The recommendation on a price ceiling for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) swab test is awaiting the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte, his spokesman said
Even if they do not want Francisco Duque III staying on to helm the agency, senators are inclined to augment the Department of Health’s budget for 2021 because of the bigger picture, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon wants additional funding for the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.
Ibinalik ni Senate President Vicente Tito Sotto III kay DOH Secretary Francisco Duque ang naging pahayag ng kalihim na hindi ngayon ang panahon ng pag-iimbestiga matapos na irekomenda ng senado base Committee Report na kasuhan ang mga opisyal ng Philhealth kabilang na ang kalihim.
Ipinaliwanag ni Senate President Vicente Tito Sotto III kung bakit isinama nila sa Committee Report na kasuhan ng administratibo at kriminal si Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque dahil sa paglabag sa Article 217 ng revised penal code.
Suportado ni Senador Christopher Bong Go ang naging rekomendasyon ng Committee Report ng Committee of the Whole na kasuhan ang mga opisyal ng Philhealth at DOH Secretary Francisco Duque ng paglabag sa Anti-Graft and Corruption Practices Act at Malversation of public funds.
Nais ni Senador Manny Pacquiao na makulong at mapanagot ang mga kurakot na opisyal ng Philhealth matapos na irekomenda ng Committee of the Whole sa Committee Report na kasuhan ang mga opisyal ng Philhealth at si DOH Secretary Francisco Duque ng kasong kriminal at administratibo.
Senator Richard Gordon is volunteering the services of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to help the Department of Health (DOH) inform patients of their COVID-19 test results.
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).
Former Senator Francis Escudero has denounced the Department of Health for adjusting its policy to raise the number of COVID recoveries in the country.
The public will have to do their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 by limiting going outside the house, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The national government has released a total of P246,686,163 million for the special risk allowance (SRA) of 31,933 public health workers (PHWs) assigned on the frontlines battling the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday.
Vice President Leni Robredo called on the Department of Health (DOH) to make sure public funds for COVID-19 response are spent properly as the Office of the Ombudsman launches a probe on the agency.
Beginning June 15, dine-in restaurants will be allowed in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), according to Malacañang.
The Department of Health (DOH) will resume hydroxychloroquine trials following a new directive from the World Health Organization (WHO) on its use as treatment to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients.
Malacañang on Thursday expressed hope that the Department of Health (DOH) will increase the number of actual coronavirus tests in the country.
President Rodrigo Duterte gave the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), and the Department of Health (DOH) one week to let the 24,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are still waiting for their coronavirus test results to go home, Malacañang announced.
Amid the recently exposed pattern of overpricing in the Department of Health, the coronavirus disease has indeed mutated into something way worse in the Philippines: the “corruptionvirus,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) has managed to bring down its costs in fighting COVID-19. Can the Department of Health do the same?
Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III serves at the pleasure of President Rodrigo Duterte being a presidential appointee, Malacañang said.