[In the news] DOH official berates Rappler journalist for covering hospital inspection -RAPPLER.com

A Department of Health (DOH) official berated Basilan-based Rappler journalist Richard Falcatan for covering a hospital inspection he was invited to cover on Saturday, June 8. DOH Director Leonita Gorgolon, director for Health Facilities Enhancement Program, shouted at Rappler correspondent and DXNO Basilan station manager Richard Falcatan at the Basilan General Hospital in Isabela City,…

[Press Release] PM hits DOH for “poor eyesight”

PM hits DOH for “poor eyesight” Militant labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) derided Department of Health Secretary Enrique Ona’s press briefing statement that they “could not locate the addresses of the poor in order to deliver their PhilHealth cards.” This is totally absurd because the poor can be found queuing where ever there is…

[In the news] D.O.H. wins breastmilk Case vs Multinationals -businessmirror.com.ph

EXCLUSIVE: D.O.H. wins breastmilk Case vs Multinationalsby JOEL R. SAN JUAN, businessmirror.com.phJune 12, 2012 THE Department of Justice has upheld the legality of a government memorandum prohibiting multinational firms that manufacture infant milk and other nutrition products in the country from using registered trademarks that may erode the efforts of the government to promote breast-feeding.…