Ted Herbosa - updates

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Garin: Herbosa's DOH post will depend on CSC, DOJ 'input'

Nov 24, 2014 - 2:44 PM

Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin says the health department has asked the civil service and justice agencies to clarify the status of the undersecretary

Janette Garin: DOH Acting Secretary or OIC?

Nov 22, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Which one is her official designation? Even documents from the health department add to the confusion

UNDER FIRE. Acting Secretary Janette Garin faces criticisms over changes she implemented in the department's central office recently. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Palace: Herbosa still health undersecretary

Nov 21, 2014 - 3:26 PM

Malacañang says Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa has returned to the health department and is awaiting further instructions from Acting Secretary Janette Garin

NOT FIRED. Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa will continue his duties in the department. From the Phi Kappa Mu fraternity website

DOH shakeup, Binay 'unli-greed,' Ozone disco fire | The wRap

Nov 20, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Acting health secretary Janet Garin is under fire for the agency’s revamp Senator Trillanes says Vice President Binay is in panic mode 18 years after the Ozone Disco fire owners and officials are sentenced to jail

Garin under fire over DOH 'revamp'

Nov 20, 2014 - 10:21 AM

Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa says he is considering legal action against Acting Secretary Janette Garin for trying to fire him

DOH introduces nat'l accreditation body for hospitals

Aug 08, 2014 - 6:46 PM

The objective of the Hospital Accreditation Commission is to make hospital services in the Philippines more globally competitive through accreditation

Only 2 OFWs from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone being monitored

Aug 08, 2014 - 3:21 PM

A health official reiterates the Philippines has the processes to control Ebola

Shortage? Doctors in PH 'enough' – Ona

Feb 14, 2014 - 6:18 PM

Health Secretary Enrique Ona says the problem in the Philippines is maldistribution of doctors and the incentives given to them

MORE THAN ENOUGH. No need to scare people, Health Secretary Enrique Ona says. There's enough doctors in the country, but they should be compensated better. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Where are the health workers?

Feb 12, 2014 - 4:49 PM

While Filipinos go abroad to address the shortage on health professionals in those host countries only 3 public doctors for every 100 000 population back home

REALITY. Dr Moses Princesa, a municipal health officer based in Busuanga, Palawan, shares the difficulty of the health workforce shortage on the ground. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

A year of sin tax: More work ahead

Dec 21, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Even with an increase in excise taxes since the sin tax law was enacted the country s cigarette and tobacco prices are still among the lowest in the world

A year of sin tax: Too early to assess public health impact

Dec 20, 2013 - 4:34 PM

Revenues however is giving the DOH its highest budget increase in history: a 58 from P53 billion in 2013 to approximately P84 billion in 2014

GAMECHANGER. DOH Undersecretary Ted Herbosa (R), BIR Commissioner Kim Henares (C) and Rep Isidro Ungab during a forum on the sin tax law. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Late treatment for many PH typhoon victims - WHO

Dec 03, 2013 - 9:04 PM

According to the World Health Organization WHO many people who suffered serious injuries when a super typhoon devastated the central Philippines have had to wait nearly a month for treatment

DOH: Yolanda damaged 432 health facilities

Nov 30, 2013 - 7:15 AM

The health department needs at least 4 000 emergency delivery kits and iron supplementation for pregnant and post partum women

Burial of Yolanda casualties must wait – health official

Nov 13, 2013 - 8:33 PM

Cadavers pose no public health concern says Health Undersecretary Ted Herbosa Survivors have to have closure by identifying their dead before burial

Mental health, infections main concerns in Tacloban City

Nov 13, 2013 - 5:16 PM

Government and volunteer doctors have started getting reports of diarrhea cases too

'Quasi' Romualdez, champion of health reforms, dies

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:36 PM

2nd UPDATE The former DOH secretary – who pushed for universal healthcare reproductive health and tobacco control – dies of heart attack October 18

Family planning makes good business sense

Nov 18, 2012 - 12:03 AM

Benefits from awareness and knowledge about family planning increased the profitability of firms labor productivity and better quality of life of workers and families

Fighting cancer? Pass sin tax – DOH

Aug 27, 2012 - 5:30 PM

The health department says the sin tax is an anti cancer tax

Cholera outbreak declared in Virac, Catanduanes

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:10 PM

Health official says 748 Virac residents were confirmed to have contracted the bacteria that causes cholera in the past 6 months