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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Progressive unions are the Filipino people’s last line of defense against the privatization of government hospitals. The Alliance of Health Workers (AHW), an alliance of unions in government hospitals, together with the other health and people’s organizations, has been strongly opposing the planned sale of the Welfareville…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique Ona is homophobic. Or at least his comments at a recent convention were. Gay and lesbian activists are demanding the official’s immediate resignation after he reportedly issued anti-gay comments during the Plenary Meeting of the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC) last…

The P294-million remaining budget of the Department of Health (DoH) for the last quarter of 2006 will be of great use, but unfortunately not to the health department and its services. Despite the intractable logistical matters and the great need for resources that have been festering our public healthcare system, the Department of Budget and…