-a talk show produced by ALFI about current issues that threaten life and family. Tuesdays, 9:15p.m. Global News Network, Channel 213 SkyCable & Channel 8 Destiny Cable.
AS DOH ACTING SECRETARY GARIN ASSURES THAT FDA CERTIFICATIONS WILL COME OUT FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER, THE PUBLIC SHOULD KNOW……… The DOH budget of P1.025 billion for “family planning commodities” was approved upon the assurance given by DOH Acting Secretary Janette Garin to Senator Teofisto Guingona III, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, that the FDA certifications allowing the purchase by government and sale to the public of various contraceptive drugs and devices would come out the first week of December. There are currently 50 pending applications for re-certification/reevaluation of contraceptive drugs and devices filed by various pharmaceutical companies with the FDA. Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines, Inc. (ALFI) filed Opposition (preliminary, then individual) to the said applications and to other 27 contraceptive drugs previously registered by the FDA. ALFI also sought the recall and withdrawal of the said drugs and devices from the market until a transparent, judicious and credible re-certification and re-evaluation process is conducted by the FDA. No public hearings have yet been set. … [read more...]
A LAW EACH DAY (KEEPS TROUBLE AWAY) By Jose C. Sison (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 5, 2015 - 12:00am It is really quite difficult to write my first column for the New Year on a positive note because of the numerous bad news that continue to clog our channels of communication especially in the newspapers, radio, TV and even in the internet. In the midst of welcoming the New Year, we are still being bombarded with so many disastrous and tragic news about our less fortunate countrymen hardest hit by the natural calamities befalling them, not only last year but even during the past years. … [read more...]