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A hundred doctors and medical professors on mass leave in UP-PGH (University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital), supported by UP and PGH employees, defied last Monday a memo issued by the ‘de-facto’ PGH director Dr. Enrique Domingo and a warning raised by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairman Francisco T. Duque III against their joining “disruptive” protest actions and taking part in mass leaves.

Most bureaucrats see their positions as both a power and a privilege shielded by immunities instead of as a public service that involves accountability. BY THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT AND GOVERNANCE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 1, February 3-9,2008 Ed San Pedro (not his real name) had served five presidents, from Ferdinand E.…