The survey revealed that health workers are working in “excessively long hours while earning very little pay.”
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.
COVID-19: Paracetamol, ibuprofen and other anti-fever drugs should be avoided
The WHO should not expect at this time, while the pandemic is raging, to find published clinical and population-based studies specifically showing these negative effects in COVID-19 patients. Their main concern should be to protect COVID-19 patients from unnecessary risks because of irrational use of anti-fever drugs.
World Health Day |Groups decry worsening health condition of Filipinos
MANILA — Health groups held a picket in front of the World Health Organization (WHO) office in Manila on April 7 as the world celebrates the “World Health Day.” The groups said there is nothing to celebrate on World Health Day as majority of the Filipinos are still plagued not only with chronic non-communicable diseases,…
Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses Claim Millions of Lives, Dollars Yearly
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Office (ILO) warned the governments of the world over the cost of occupational-related diseases and injuries. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Correspondent LABOR WATCH Bulatlat Annually, 1.1 million people die because of unsafe and unhealthy work environments, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International…