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Case for RH law: 1 woman dies every week giving birth

In what could be one of the best arguments for the full implementation of the reproductive health (RH) law, health authorities said at least one woman died every week giving birth in Western Mindanao.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bishop slams agencies distributing condoms, pills to women in Yolanda-hit areas

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Condoms. AP FILE PHOTO

A Catholic bishop from one of the areas worst-hit by supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has criticized some foreign aid organizations for giving out contraceptives such as condoms and birth control pills to victims in Eastern Samar.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOH ‘ready to go’ in RH law implementation, says health chief

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Health Secretary Enrique Ona FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health (DOH) is now ready to implement the reproductive health (RH) law even as several pro-RH law groups are asking the Supreme Court to restore the penal provisions it struck down when it declared the law legal.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Heart, soul’ of RH law intact despite scrapping of 8 provisions, says author

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Former Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman: Neither toothless nor Pyrrhic. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Neither toothless nor Pyrrhic. This was how the principal author of the reproductive health (RH) law described the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the constitutionality of the law, but striking down eight provisions partially or in full.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CBCP vows to uphold sacredness of life

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Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

As the country celebrates Easter Sunday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is exhorting Filipinos to renew their faith in the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and to be good stewards of health.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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