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Alvin Manalansan
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Commentary: Reforming Philippines’ healthcare system to meet challenges of pandemic
by Alvin Manalansan - July 25, 2020 - 1:21pm
Last May, the Social Weather Stations released a survey that found out at least 87.0% of Filipinos are worried that anyone in their immediate family might catch coronavirus infection.
Commentary: Whole-of-nation approach to COVID-19 pandemic
by Alvin Manalansan - March 21, 2020 - 4:09pm
Regardless of age, gender, nationality and socio-economic stature, no one is invulnerable from acquiring the virulent coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Commentary: Spend wisely for Universal Health Care
by Alvin Manalansan - January 18, 2020 - 5:02pm
For many of us, being sick can merely spell the difference between a comfortable life and a sheer financial ruin.
Restating the burden and cost of dengue
by Alvin Manalansan - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, the Secretary of the Department of Health Francisco Duque declared a National Dengue Alert. The health department issued this protocol to arrest the continuous upsurge in dengue cases all over the...
Commentary: Restating the burden and cost of dengue
by Alvin Manalansan - August 3, 2019 - 2:05pm
Two weeks ago, the Secretary of the Department of Health Francisco Duque declared a National Dengue Alert.
Commentary: Strategic purchasing critical to Universal Health Care
by Alvin Manalansan - March 8, 2019 - 1:34pm
The recently signed Universal Health Care Act, Republic Act 11223, is actually aligned with the current flagship program of the Department of Health, “FOURmula One Plus: Boosting Universal Health Care.&rd...
Commentary: The growing challenge of vaccination campaign in Philippines
by Alvin Manalansan - February 9, 2019 - 10:52am
More than a year after the anti-dengue vaccine controversy, this was probably the first time that the president had described as “alarming to government” when people shy away from the vaccination for...
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