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Ona has packed belongings at DOH, ready to go, says source

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It looks like embattled Health Secretary Enrique Ona is slipping quietly away from his office.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOH mobilizing up to 800 doctors for Pope Francis’ Mass at Tacloban airport

The Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health is mobilizing up to 800 doctors to attend to the medical needs of people expected to attend the Mass to be presided by Pope Francis in January 2015 at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Choice of cheaper vaccine legal–Ona

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Health Secretary Enrique Ona said his choice to go for a cheaper antipneumonia vaccine, which allowed the government to save more than P231 million, was in accordance with law and the findings of a World Health Organization (WHO) study on two competing vaccines.

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bangsamoro basic law seen to open PH political system to more decentralization

AN ESTIMATED 6,000 Bangsamoro supporters join a prayer rally in Banggolo,Marawi City, on Thursday to celebrate the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. RICHEL V. UMEL / INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

A former city mayor here has urged members of the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law to consider the proposed measure “in the larger context of reforming the political system in the country.”

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senator Santiago: Watch out for ‘highly neurotic’ candidates in 2016

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Watch out for “highly neurotic individuals” in the coming presidential election.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »