May 25, 2016

EU-PH FTA: A Bitter Pill To Swallow

25 May 2016 Position Paper Council for Health and Development (CHD) Philippines   We, the Council for Health and Development denounce the imminent free trade agreement […]
February 12, 2016

Kidney patients slam hospital’s pusong bato

  Pusong Bato. (Heart of stone.) Tagging the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) administration “pusong bato” two days before Valentine’s Day, some fifty patients  and their relatives voiced […]
February 3, 2016
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Ombudsman is as guilty now as those who tortured the Morong 43

Almost six years into one of community health’s darkest day, forty-three doctors, nurses, midwives, and Community Health Workers (CHWs) fell victims to a State-sponsored crime against […]
January 19, 2016
CHD file photo, 2014.

No justification for Philhealth premium hike

18 January 2016 Letter to the Editor For 2016, Philhealth announced that monthly contributions may increase due to additional benefits they will accord senior citizens and […]
November 11, 2015

Morong 43 to Arroyo camp: “It’s not over. We will pursue justice.”

  The Justice for the Morong 43 Alliance and its supporters held a protest action on November 11, 2015 at the Quezon City Hall of Justice, […]
October 9, 2015
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Morong 43 to human rights violators: “Tuloy ang kaso. Walang areglo.”

  The Justice for the Morong 43 Alliance held a picket today, October 9, 2015 in front of the Quezon City Hall of Justice at 10:00 […]
August 25, 2015
Dr. Nelson Dela Fuente of NIHIP leads the medical service for over 500 patients.

Communities cry justice for slain Negros couple

“Hindi pwedeng habambuhay tayong takot.” (We cannot live in fear forever.) This is the cry of leaders of people’s organizations, Community Health Workers (CHWs), and community […]
August 13, 2015

International People’s Mining Conference 2015

July 30-31, 2015 Council for Health and Development, together with fellow Community-Based Health Programs, Health Empowerment and Action in Leyte and Samar and Negros Island Health […]