Friday, November 29th, 2013
“What greater blow can an insensitive government give to the suffering people than privatizing the only public orthopedic hospital where the poor run for treatment?” – Emma Manuel, Alliance of Health Workers
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
“Healthcare is non-negotiable. The POC has been servicing the poor during its 68 years in existence. The POC should remain for the poor.”
Thursday, May 30th, 2013
“Eventually, no matter how the DOH strongly denies it, the POC will turn into a private corporation and thus, can no longer provide free nor affordable health services for the people, especially the majority poor.”
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
For public health workers, serving the Filipino people should always be the government’s priority.
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
“Medical services here at the Philippine Orthopedic Hospital are really affordable. If this will be privatized then where else will the poor go?”
Friday, February 8th, 2013
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Under the scorching heat of the sun, Antonio Solayao, 55, did not mind holding a banner while shouting, “Do not profit from a basic service to the people!” in...
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Saturday, January 5th, 2013
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com MANILA –When the Aquino administration took over the reins of government, the public health system was festering and the poor’s access to essential health services has been getting...
Saturday, September 10th, 2011
TEXT AND PHOTOS BY GREGORIO B. DANTES Jr.