Recently, a move by some senators to call for the resignation of the Department of Health Secretary has brought mixed feelings to different people. Although the quality, quantity, and timeliness of efforts and programs of government leave room for improvement, as my colleague said, the timing seems off. Thus the motive and appropriateness are questioned. … Continue reading CHANGE ME
The good and bad of Dengvaxia 1. Sanofi-Pasteur developed a vaccine that will help in the prevention of Dengue Fever (that's good!). 2. Sanofi-Pasteur sold a vaccine marketing it as having good efficacy and safety, despite (knowingly or unknowingly) questionable efficacy and safety (that's bad!). 3. Philippine clinical Expert doctors claimed Dengvaxia had good efficacy … Continue reading The good and bad of Dengvaxia (Wow! Updated ka Ninang!)
DOCTOR, DOCTOR, ARE YOU SICK? Two doctors to the barrio slain.. doctors possibly sued for malpractice for the unexpected death of a patient while undergoing aesthetic surgery.. an honorary doctorate degree being offered to the President.. Doctor, doctor are you sick? No this article is not to dissect the intricacies and frailties of our justice … Continue reading Doctor, doctor are you sick? (Ninang! You are back!)
CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON! "War Freak!" -- I can still hear my classmate calling me when we were first year Highschool. Born in the land of "balisong" with "kapeng barako" (caffeine!) as soup to my rice in the morning; surrounded by people who speak like they are shouting, and having relatives whose past time may be … Continue reading CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON!