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Posts Tagged ‘Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’

DOH warns public against self-medication, antibiotic misuse

Posted on Thursday, 22 November 2018 11:08 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Health Secretary Francisco Duque III calls on the public anew to do away with the self-medication practice but to go to public health centers or private hospitals...

DOH, health advocates push for higher tax on cigarettes

Posted on Friday, 12 October 2018 04:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) and several health advocates are calling on the  immediate passage of a measure that would increase the taxes on cigarettes. No less...

DOH warns hospital staff: Respect your patients or face charges

Posted on Friday, 17 August 2018 11:49 AM | No Comments
BULACAN, Philippines – Patient satisfaction is an important factor in assessing the quality of services a hospital provides. That is why Health Secretary Francisco Duque III cannot simply accept the...