4 weeks Duque’s fate now in hands of Duterte – Lacson MB
By Mario Casayuran The fate of Health Secretary Francisco Duque lies squarely in the hands of President Duterte. Senator Panfilo M. Lacson(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Senator Panfilo M. Lacson issued the statement following his privilege speech last Monday, questioning a possible conflict of interest involving the Department of Health (DOH) secretary as he pointed out the alleged questionable medical supply contracts entered into by the Duque family-owned Doctors Pharmaceutical Inc, (DPI) with the agency. Aside from the DPI, Lacson also asked for a Senate probe into the huge losses of PhilHealth, a government agency, that run into ... more