Right to Health
PH government misleading UN on state of social and economic rights
November 12, 2022
The Philippine government grossly misleads the United Nations Human Rights Council about the state of social and economic rights in the country in the report it belatedly submitted for the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review, according to the Philippine UPR Watch network.
Telltale signs that health care in the Philippines is not universal
October 5, 2020
COMMENTARY BY CASEY SALAMANCA
By hyping UHC, government pays lip service to the Filipino people’s right to health. The right to health pertains to a person’s overall well-being.
Filipinos denied economic, social and cultural rights
December 11, 2016
One thing underscored as the nation retackles the Marcos dictatorship is its legacy of neoliberal policies which, far beyond even its huge corruption or ammassed debt, still impacts on the Filipino people’s lives and livelihoods today. Subsequent administrations’ adherence to these policies has kept the Philippine economy backward and underdeveloped while serving the needs […]
World Consumer Rights Day 2016: #AntibioticsOfftheMenu #SafeFoodForAll
March 15, 2016
IBON Network/ Consumers International/ This World Consumer Rights Day, Consumers International, calls on three major restaurant chains to make global time bound commitments to stop serving meat from animals routinely given antibiotics used in human medicine. Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health facing us today. Around half of the antibiotics produced […]