A year since the world’s longest and strictest lockdown was imposed, health workers here in the Philippines are still dying due to the dreaded virus – the latest is a unionist in a government hospital.
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Duterte’s COVID-19 response, no sense of urgency
With the cases increasing, concerned government agencies are swamped with backlogs, particularly on validating COVID-19 cases and an overwhelmed public health system.
‘Magiting’ | Filipino artists pay tribute to frontliners
About 50 musicians both here and abroad collaborated under the umbrella of Musika Publiko to produce “Magiting.”
How is the Duterte administration faring in the WHO mandate on COVID-19?
On March 26, WHO issued a statement urging countries to not waste time in its efforts against the contagion and gave a list of six actions every country should take immediately. Unfortunately, the Philippine government is found wanting in its efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Health union denounces harassment of members
The men still proceeded inside their office and took a picture of their organizational chart, which bears their names and pictures.
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…
State employees, health workers march against ‘treacherous’ salary hike bill
“This is like a basketball game, and President Aquino wants to pass this law in the last two minutes of the game.”
Amid GOCC fat bonuses, kidney hospital workers demand their rightful incentives
“We refused to be deceived. We do not believe that the NKTI do not have money for the health workers’ CNA incentive.”
Statement of the People’s Health Movement-Southeast Asia on the Morong 43
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…
AFP’s Commitment to Human Rights A Big Lie
The FREE THE 43 HEALTH WORKERS! ALLIANCE hits the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on its latest pronouncement that it is committed to protect human rights and it welcomes the move to bring the Morong 43 case before an international forum. “What respect for human rights is the AFP talking about?” asks Dr. Julie…
Transfer All 43 Detained Health Workers to Camp Crame Now, Relatives Pressed the Courts
(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…