Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Sunday said the scheduled hearing of the Senate committee of the whole on Monday intends to clarify the government vaccination plan and deliverables.
From a bungling ball-dropper to a “no-nonsense” action man in a span of one week – who could be behind Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’s quick change of image?
MANILA – The Philippines is on track with its negotiation for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines with pharmaceutical firm Pfizer, Philippine Ambassador to Washington D.C. Jose Manuel Romualdez assured Thursday.
Sec. Francisco Duque III admits corruption in previous dealings in Department of Health(DOH)
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.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will have to answer at least three key questions should he attend the next Senate hearing on the corruption in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).
First, the good news. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is off to a good start with his admission there is a need to recalibrate the government’s fight against COVID-19.
President Rodrigo Duterte advised Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to brush off criticisms over his department’s handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon advised Health Secretary Francisco Duque III Thursday (May 21) to pray if he doesn’t want to step down despite flak the government is getting for its COVID-19 response.
No wonder the public is fast losing its confidence on government’s COVID-19 response with the ineptitude of top guys overseeing the much needed tests are not on the same page.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) consultant Atty. Trixie Cruz-Angeles said in her Facebook blog that the IATF is being run by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. She said it a day after it was reported that Nograles was allegedly set aside as spokesperson of the task force handling the COVID-19 crisis.
The Senate may forego a looming investigation of the issues brought up against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III if he shows a marked improvement in his work in fighting the COVID-19 threat, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
All members of the Cabinet expressed support to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III after majority senators called for his immediate resignation over his lackluster coronavirus response, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
15 out of 24 senators filed a resolution calling for the resignation of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III for his supposed failure of leadership in handling the COVID-19 crisis.
Why are hospitals like the Lung Center of the Philippines begging for more personal protective equipment (PPE) when donations have been pouring into the Department of Health for days?