Friday, October 31st, 2014
Since Oct. 3, seven peritoneal dialysis patients have died, as the NKTI had denied services to some 1,000 patients.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
MANILA – Health workers under the banner of the Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) stormed the main office of the Department of Health on Monday, Oct. 27, denouncing its continuing neglect of the public health service system....
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Nurses care for sick patients, but government is not caring for them.
Friday, September 26th, 2014
This is a story of young boys and girls and it begins in a room with a pastel green door and walls with hot air balloons, flowers and robots and a crawling pink crab.
Saturday, September 6th, 2014
“From the perspective of a community physician, the stem cell research, at this point, is not a priority. Given the daunting task of not only curing the present crop of diseases but also preventing them, and of...
Friday, August 29th, 2014
“In the absence of effective treatment and a human vaccine, raising awareness of the risk factors for Ebola infection and the protective measures individuals can take is the only way to reduce human infection and death.” –...
Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Moving the hospital to another location will not only disrupt its operations, it will also be risky to patients.
Thursday, June 5th, 2014
"The government's refusal to criminalize and prosecute safety violations consigns our defenseless women workers to modern day slavery. The Philippines will always be the worst place in the world for workers as DoLE stands idly by and...
Friday, May 30th, 2014
“From the start, Gabriela has been pushing to abolish Philhealth and to give its budget to hospitals directly for spending on medicines, supplies, and salaries of health workers. Now the public really sees no benefits from this...
Friday, May 23rd, 2014
“We need long-term human rights-based solutions to a huge problem that will just continue to worsen right under our noses if we continue having only kneejerk reactions.” RELATED STORY |More youth engaging in risky, sexual behavior
Friday, May 23rd, 2014
“We first recorded young persons infected with HIV in 2009. After five years, it increased by 630 percent. From 218 reported cases in 2009, it increased to 1,375 reported cases in 2013.” – Department of Health