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The Philippine Public Health Association is a nationwide organization of public health workers. Potential members include even those who are not in the government service. At present, its membership consists of some health officials and employees at the Department of Health and its bureaus, the medical, para-medical and administrative personnel in some DOH retained medical centers and tertiary hospitals and health officials and employees at the Center for Health Development offices.
At the local government level, the members are the health officials and employees in some provincial, city and municipal (more…)
Philippines had recently passed Republic Act no. 10620, otherwise known as “An Act Providing for Toy and Game Safety Labeling, Appropriating Funds Therefor”. It was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives last June 5, 2013 and approved on September 3, 2013 by President Benigno S. Aquino III.
The law makes it unlawful for toys and games locally or internationally manufactured without safety labeling and manufacturer‘s markings found in the Philippines National Standards. It requires safety labeling for children’s toys only. In other words, the parents’ toys are exempted from the coverage of the law. (more…)
Called for by prevailing circumstances, the Philippine Public Health Association (PPHA) national Board approved the group legal assistance for devolved health workers and those employed at health related establishments, where PPHA will litigate cases for and in their behalf.
The cases concern only the implementation of salary increase and Magna Carta for Public Health Workers.