Corruption in DOH results in a sickly nation

Health Secretary Enrique Ona’s one month leave of absence ends today. The health community is awaiting with bated breath the decision of President Aquino on Ona, who is embroiled in the controversy over the P800 million purchase of a pneumonia vaccine. The result of the investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation on the issues […]

November 28, 2014  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Health, Malaya  16 Comments

A must in the fight vs cancer: leaders should set example of healthy lifestyle

All the speakers in last Friday’s symposium on “A Global Call to Action: Public-Private Partnership for Cancer Care and Control” stressed three must- do: No smoking, eating healthy and balanced diet, and regular exercise. The event was to mark World Cancer Day. Health Secretary Enrique Ona laid out the burden of cancer in the Philippines, […]

February 5, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Health, Malaya  9 Comments