Posts Tagged Francisco Duque III

Lacson open to talking to Duque amid conflict of interest claims

Robie de Guzman   •   August 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson on Thursday said he is open to a dialogue with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III who is facing allegations of conflict of interest. Lacson...

Duque won’t be asked to file a leave amid corruption probe — Palace

Marje Pelayo   •   August 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Palace Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said President Rodrigo Duterte will not ask Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to file a leave of absence despite an imminent investigation against...

Duque to reach out to Lacson on conflict of interest claims

Robie de Guzman   •   July 30, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III on Tuesday expressed hope to reach out to Senator Panfilo Lacson to discuss the latter’s allegations on conflict of...

Online selling of prescription drugs not allowed by law – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   June 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Social media have become a popular platform for online selling of almost everything – from shoes, clothes, gadgets, machines, food, even health supplements and prescription medicines. A...

DOH: even a little water can serve as breeding ground for mosquitoes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 15, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) has raised concerns during the ongoing water shortage in Metro Manila and nearby areas especially with the increasing dengue cases in the country. The recent...

Duque slams PAO and complainants’ decision not to file lawsuit vs. Ubial

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 5, 2019

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III slammed the decision of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) and parents of children inoculated with Dengvaxia, to not file a complaint against...

Cigarette prices to increase more with passage of Universal Health Care Bill – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The prices of cigarettes are seen to go up further as higher tariffs are set to be imposed on tobacco products to fund the Universal Health...

DOH warns pharmacists selling high-priced lepto drug Doxycycline

Marje Pelayo   •   August 13, 2018

  MARIKINA CITY, Philippines – Health Secretary Francisco Duque III warned pharmacies that are selling high-priced leptospirosis medicine Doxycycline. Duque stressed that the price of doxycycline drug ranges from P10.00...

DOH declares leptospirosis outbreak in 18 barangays in Metro Manila

Marje Pelayo   •   July 5, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Health Secretary Francisco Duque III formally declared Thursday (July 5) an outbreak of leptospirosis in several barangays in Metro Manila. These barangays are Barangays Bagbag (3 cases);...

Duque slams Garin over barangay health station mess

Marje Pelayo   •   July 4, 2018

  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Former Health Secretary Janette Garin stressed that the worsening state of healthcare facilities in the country during her term prompted the construction of barangay health...

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