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Garin: Talks on dengue vaccine began during predecessor's time

Dec 09, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Former health secretary Janette Garin also brings up the controversial clinical trials of anti-dengue treatment ActRx TriAct ordered by her predecessor, Enrique Ona, in 2014

DENGUE VACCINE. Health Secretary Janette Garin says discussions on the dengue vaccine started during the time of her predecessor Enrique Ona. File photos by Rappler

Who will be Ona's successor?

Dec 20, 2014 - 2:51 PM

According to Rappler sources there are about 5 candidates being considered for the vacated post Among them are former health secretaries

COURTESY RESIGNATION. Former health secretary Enrique Ona resigns. File photo from the Department of Health

Aquino accepts Ona's resignation

Dec 19, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr informs Health Secretary Enrique Ona of President Benigno Aquino III s decision a day after Ona submitted his resignation letter to Malacañang

WILL HE STAY ON? President Benigno Aquino III at an event organized by the Department of Health on March 24, 2014 – months before the health chief went on leave for official reasons. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Doctors slam 'poorly designed’ study on anti-dengue drug

Dec 16, 2014 - 6:56 PM

It is our obligation to stop the expanded use of scientifically unproven treatments say the Philippine College of Physicians and the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Aquino wants more answers from Ona

Dec 13, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Referring to the shift in vaccines decided on by the health department the President asks Why did you choose to shift when you weren’t clear which was better?

WILL HE STAY ON? President Benigno Aquino III at an event organized by the Department of Health on March 24, 2014 – months before the health chief went on leave for official reasons. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Anti-dengue drug trial 'beneficial' – Ona adviser

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Preferred and Proven Therapies Inc presents FDA issued permits which authorize the importation of the controversial anti dengue drug for clinical trials

The dangers of ActRx TriAct, according to DOH

Dec 02, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The health department says researchers of the clinical trials must be held accountable if something happens to patients who were administered with the treatment

'NO LEGAL BASIS.' The Department of Health says the controversial ActRx TriAct has not been registered with the Food and Drug Administration. File photo from the ActRx Operational Group website

DOH: No legal basis for Ona's order on anti-dengue treatment

Dec 01, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The DOH rebukes its own chief saying the clinical trials he ordered in September should not have taken place

'NO LEGAL BASIS.' The Department of Health says the controversial ActRx TriAct has not been registered with the Food and Drug Administration. File photo from the ActRx Operational Group website

Anti-dengue drug: A medical mystery

Dec 01, 2014 - 9:42 AM

This medical mystery may yet turn out to be a real horror story where an unethical drug company and its local partners met with a DOH secretary ready to play fast and loose with the nation s health

Ona not yet out, on 'extended leave'

Nov 28, 2014 - 1:56 PM

UPDATED In a phone conversation the health secretary is told by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa to go on extended leave Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says

ON HIS WAY OUT? Health Secretary Enrique Ona meets President Benigno Aquino III on the last day of his month-long leave. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Is Ona on his way out?

Nov 27, 2014 - 8:08 PM

UPDATED Health Secretary Enrique Ona expects to meet President Benigno Aquino III on the last day of his month long leave Whether he will be asked to stay on will depend on the President

GREEN LIGHT. Health Secretary Enrique Ona says they are ready as advocates anticipate the full implementation of the Reproductive Health law. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler