[Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Health [Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products It’s not only mercury-containing skin whitening cosmetics that are being sold online. The EcoWaste Coalition made the shocking discovery after finding mercury thermometers, which are used to measure body temperature, and sphygmomanometers, which are used to measure blood pressure,…

[From the web] More quarantine violations logged than individuals tested for COVID-19 -CPRH

More quarantine violations logged than individuals tested for COVID-19; increased health capacity, testing, and social amelioration needed over victim-blaming in a pandemic setting Three days since the end of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine, comparable data and statistics were released by different government authorities regarding the situation. Law enforcement authorities revealed today that from 17…

[From the web] I was COVID-19 Patient No. 4 -GMAnews

I was COVID-19 Patient No. 4 “The only way to battle this is through faith and belief that you will be better.” Ito ang mensahe ni Atty. Carlo Navarro, isang COVID-19 survivor. Siya si Patient number 4, ang kauna-unahang Pilipino na nagkaroon ng COVID-19 sa Pilipinas. Ngayong patuloy ang kanyang paggaling, ibinahagi niya ang kanyang…

[Video] Public health experts discuss the rights-based approach to COVID19 emergency response -iDEFEND

. # DISCUSSANTS: Dr. Nemuel Fajutagana MD, MHPED Dr. Nymia Pimentel Simbulan Doctor of Public Heatlh Dr. Yvonne Eligado Entico MD, SE Practioner Moderator: Rose Trajano COVID-19 Human Rights Violation Reporting https://idefend.ph/covid19-hrv-reporting # Websites iDEFEND https://idefend.ph/ PAHRA https://philippinehumanrights.org/ # Social Media iDEFEND https://www.facebook.com/iDEFENDoffic… PAHRA https://www.facebook.com/philippinehu… iDEFEND https://twitter.com/iDEFENDhr Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your…

[In the news] Duterte tells PhilHealth execs: Resign -PhilStar.com

Resignation or termination. These were the two options President Duterte gave officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), which has been rocked by a multibillion-peso fraudulent scam involving dead kidney patients. Duterte was to meet last night with the PhilHealth board, including ex-officio members, at Malacañang to hear the full report of the agency…

[From the web] Effective and humane ways to manage the drug problem in the Philippines, a human rights and public health perspective -by Jerbert Briola

Effective and humane ways to manage the drug problem in the Philippines, a human rights and public health perspective by Jerbert Briola Torture Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2 (2017) The Torture Journal is an international scientific journal that provides an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of original research and systematic reviews by professionals concerned with…

[Statement] Health, Not Death: A Statement Opposing the Reinstatement of Death Penalty in the Philippines -NoBox Philippines

Health, Not Death: A Statement Opposing the Reinstatement of Death Penalty in the Philippines November 24, 2016 The 17th Congress is currently deliberating proposed bills to reinstate the death penalty in the Philippines. Most of these bills take off from the government’s ongoing “war on drugs,” which sees people involved with drugs as criminals who…

[Off the shelf] 25 Tanong at Sagot hinggil sa Kalusugan at Karapatang Pantao -WHO

25 Tanong at Sagot hinggil sa Kalusugan at Karapatang Pantao Gro Harlem Brundtland Geneva, Hulyo 2002 Ang pagtatamasa ng pinakamataas na matatamong pamantayan sa kalusugan bilang pangunahing karapatan ng bawa’t tao ay nakapaloob sa Saligang Batas ng Pandaigdigang Organisasyon sa Kalusugan (World Health Organization o WHO) mahigit 50 taon na ang nakakaraan. Sa ating pang-araw-araw…

[Press Release] Medical doctors presses for right to rehabilitation of victims of torture -MAG

Medical doctors presses for right to rehabilitation of victims of torture Around eighty (80) medical doctors across the country gathered today in the Scientific Conference on the Management and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims on November 11-12, 2015 at the Ciudad Christia Resort, in San Mateo, Rizal. The conference also entitled, Mainstreaming Human Rights in Health…

[From the web] UN Women’s Committee makes inquiry into sexual and reproductive health rights in the Philippines -OHCHR

UN Women’s Committee makes inquiry into sexual and reproductive health rights in the Philippines The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) has issued a summary of an inquiry initiated on the basis of information received in 2008 from three women’s rights NGOs in the Philippines. Filipino mother holds her daughter on a…