Tag: #esperanza cabral
Two former secretaries of the Department of Health (DOH)–Dr. Esperanza Cabral and Dr. Manuel Dayrit–have expressed support for the business sector’s call to ramp up vaccination as a way to protect the citizenry while allowing more mobility for vaccinated individuals to sustain the economy.
The Philippines' coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response sounds like "a broken record," according to a former Department of Health (DOH) secretary, citing lack of testing and contact tracing.
While the world continues to battle the ongoing pandemic, a former health official raised alarm over climate change being a public health emergency affecting people globally as well, with air pollution as a major environmental risk to public health.