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Black Hearts Day | Health workers slam CPD law, delayed release of bonus

Black hearts, they said, signify the government’s lack of concern for the plight of health workers, most of whom suffer from long hours of work with not enough take home pay. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — On Valentine’s Day health workers took to the streets with their calls written in black hearts…

PRESS RELEASE Dec 9, 2010 Manila, Philippines — The People’s Health Movement (PHM), a global network bringing together grassroots activists, civil society organizations, academics and health workers from around the world, reiterates our strong condemnation of the illegal arrest and continued detention of 43 community health workers and doctors in the Philippines who continue to…

(Bulatlat.com) The Free the 43 Health Workers Now! alliance challenged a lower court’s resolve in implementing its April 7 order to transfer the 38 health workers from camp Capinpin in Rizal to Camp Crame in Quezon City. The Regional Trial Court in Morong should not tolerate the Philippine National Police’s excuses about the unavailability of…

Bulatlat.com The illegal arrest and continued detention of the “Morong 43” in a military facility represent serious threat to the civil liberties of the Filipino people, Bishop Nereo P. Odchimar, D.D., president of Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), said yesterday in behalf of CBCP. The CBCP said they follow with grave concern the…

While Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has repeatedly claimed that health and other social services are her priorities, records show otherwise. The budget for health has been consistently meager, causing dire effects on the people’s conditions. BY RONALYN V. OLEA BULATLAT Volume VIII, No. 25, July 27-August 2, 2008 In 2007, the United Nations ranked the Philippines…