Tag Archive: Rodrigo Duterte

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Int’l Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council Working Group Vice Chairman Salalima named 1st DICT Secretary

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has appointed telecommunications thought leader, author and lawyer Rodolfo A. Salalima as secretary of the newly-formed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) which is mandated to formulate and implement policies that will promote the development and use of ICT in the country.

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Health groups to Duterte: Appoint Health and Trade Sec who have no links to the tobacco industry

HealthJustice Philippines, Medical Action Group and WomanHealth Philippines, composed of lawyers, medical doctors and tobacco control and health advocates, called on President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, himself a known advocate of tobacco control, to appoint “fearless and uncompromising leaders who can be tough against the tobacco industry” to the Departments of Health and Trade, both of which have huge roles in the implementation of tobacco control laws.

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Health group lauds Duterte’s plan to implement nationwide smoking ban

Public health policy think tank and Bloomberg Awardee for Global Tobacco Control HealthJustice Philippines welcomes presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will implement a “no smoking” policy nationwide, including in enclosed public spaces such as bars and restaurants.

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