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#CitizensInHealth: How can we help strengthen our public health system?

Jun 05, 2020 - 2:45 PM

(5th UPDATE) Join the conversation through this online career talk series

[OPINION] Worshipping the false idols of public health

Apr 27, 2019 - 9:00 AM

'Each discipline, including medicine, is vital. Public health thrives when these sectors work together with no one field as superior.'

PhilHealth probes P6M 'ghost claims' in Tuguegarao hospital

Mar 26, 2017 - 9:05 AM

The investigation showed that the doctor allegedly involved in the scam charged a consultation fee of P21 000 to P42 000 per ghost patient

HOSPITAL ANOMALIES? Officials investigate allegedly anomalous transactions inside the city-funded Tuguegarao City People’s General Hospital. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

You can’t reduce poverty without a strong public health care system

Sep 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

It’s time to demand of the next crop of leaders some degree of acknowledgement that the healthcare system needs all the attention it can get

Only 490 psychiatrists for 100 million Pinoys

Oct 10, 2014 - 8:52 AM

October 10 is World Mental Health Day In the Philippines the immediate need is to develop community mental health services to help ease the pressure on inadequate state facilities