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Main story: Court Orders Hospital Detention for Morong 43 Mom, Newborn By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA–Breastfeeding advocates and children’s rights NGOs found the court decision allowing the hospital detention of Morong 43 mother and her newborn to be wanting.  Carina Judilyn Oliveros, one of the 43 health workers arrested on Feb. 6 in Morong,…

After initially denying the petition for temporary release of Morong 43 mother Carina Judilyn Oliveros, the court, in deciding on the appeal filed by Oliveros’s counsel, ordered her and her son’s transfer to a hospital where she would be detained for a period of three months.

Sidebar: Three Months Not Enough for Nursing Mom, Newborn

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.

STATEMENT March 28, 2010 The Philippine General Hospital is in crisis because of a Hospital Director’s questionable appointment. When a tenured, democratically elected and functioning PGH Director in Dr. Jose C. Gonzales can be removed from office without due process and cause, it sends a message of oppression and shock to the PGH community. On…