City hall’s lies

I AM one of the 18 (or possibly more) doctors who resigned from the JR Borja General Hospital last month. I am writing to express disgust on a news item aired over ABS-CBN last Monday (July 1, 2009), in which our own mayor, Constantino Jaraula, said the physicians who tendered …

A (H1N1) cases in RP rising

THRITY-SIX new cases of Influenza A (H1N1) or swine flu virus were recorded Sunday, bringing to 147 the total cases of infected individuals in the Philippines. Three of the 36 new cases, according to the Department of Health (DOH), were foreigners. Health Secretary Francisco Duque said they are shifting to …

City doctors ‘overworked, underpaid’

LOW pay and poor working conditions have forced most doctors of the government owned JR Borja Memorial City Hospital to tender their resignations, a hospital insider said. A city hospital physician, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the doctors resigned as a group as a statement to City Hall …