Doctors lament that some products are falsely marketed as whiteners
Glutathione has become a commercial success. But what it really does to the skin remains debatable.
Pinky Tobiano, a chemist and founder of the independent water laboratory Qualibet Testing Services Corp., describes the task of keeping water safe as a “50-50 shared responsibility” between water suppliers and water users. What can serve as the public’s share?
But agencies grapple with problems on how to communicate this to consumers
Despite assurances from concessionaires, Metro households continue to distrust water from the pipes
1971 – Former President Ferdinand Marcos creates the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) under Republic Act (RA) No. 6234 or the MWSS Charter. Under this law, the government gives the MWSS jurisdiction, supervision, and control over waterworks and sewerage in Metro Manila and surrounding areas. The government reforms and reorganizes the MWSS several times [...]
(Below is a position paper submitted by Jonas Bagas to the House Committee on Health on August 24, 2011, on the proposed amendments to the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act (RA8504. Mr. Bagas is vice chair of TLF Share and a member of the Philippine National AIDS Council) This is a well-timed initiative considering [...]
Former president and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is currently under close medical supervision due to an infection she got after undergoing a second cervical spine operation on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011.
They put up common funds among towns or charge socialized fees in public hospitals
MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com, Newsbreak-Maggie de Pano Fellow MANILA, Philippines – Under-funding is not the only reason for the decline in the quality and coverage of local health services. To begin with, some experts say, the devolution of health services started with an inefficient setup, where these services were splintered among different levels of local [...]
The local government units were obviously not ready for it—more residents flocking to barangay health stations, town clinics, and provincial hospitals.
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas