“If we are to learn from the COVID pandemic, we must treat it as an opportunity to reframe public health and governance towards recognizing and promoting human rights.”
The resolution states that unvaccinated workers will not be terminated just because of their lack of immunization but they will be required to undertake regular RT-PCR testing at their own expense. It states further that all public transportation personnel will be obliged to get vaccinated.
Three out of four students believe that they are not obtaining necessary skills under distance learning.
Even as he anticipated the difficulties he would face due to distance learning, a student leader still took it upon himself to continue working amid the pandemic and support his family in these uncertain times.
The reverting to the strictest lockdown did not offer relief to the overburdened health workers as Covid-19 cases continued to climb, following pronouncements from the health department that there is already a community transmission of the Delta variant, a variant of concern per the WHO that has brought nightmares to the public health care of other countries hit by it.
With the La Niña season at hand, a farmers’ group urged the Philippine government to provide more mechanical grain dryers to aid farmers who are harvesting this season, saying that the increased rains are making them scramble to dry their produce.
“The country lost a dedicated public servant who never cowered in fear in asserting people’s rights and civil liberties despite every curse and insult of a tyrannical president since 2016.”
For perspective, the PGH received P6.87 billion ($134.90 Billion) in 2021. Thus, instead of increasing the hospital’s budget because of the increasing expenses due to the demands of the pandemic, the proposed budget cuts the hospital’s allocation by 18 percent.
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“Where is the plan for the safe return of classes for teachers and students? To say that there is a ‘victory’, the facilities should be adequate and safe, all children can go to school, and they are able to receive a good quality of education.”