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Last May 7, 2021, MAG has conducted virtual medical consultation with the Surigao Del Sur District Jail. This activity was conducted to conduct a follow-up check-up for elderly PDLs, and has in total catered 11 political prisoners and 3 non-political PDLs referral for psychological assessment. MAG has been assisted by Jail Nurse Mar Denver Balan, with MAG Member Dr. Benito Molino served as the consulting physician while Ms. Tiff Haban
Last April 30, 2021, MAG has conducted virtual medical consultation with the Agusan Del Sur District Jail. This activity was conducted to conduct a follow-up check-up for our partner PDLs, and has in total catered 25 PDLs. MAG has been assisted by Jail Officer Rodolfo Sagad Jr., with MAG Member Dr. Benito Molino served as the consulting physician while Ms. Tiff Haban of MAG Services Unit as the documentor.
MAG Statement June 29, 2020 All forms of discrimination against Health Workers must end NOW! It is been more than a month since the Medical Action Group (MAG) issued a statement calling out against all forms of discriminatory treatments towards health workers amid the Covid 19 pandemic. Based on its monitoring from March to June 2020, there are already more than a hundred health workers who have experienced discrimination
United Against Torture Coalition (UATC) – Philippines Press Release 26 June 2020 Torture free Philippines should be the “new normal” Today 26 June, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)-Philippines, a broad network of human rights organizations and human rights defenders together with its partners, In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND), Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the Commission on
PUBLIC STATEMENT JUNE 5, 2020 ANTI-TERROR LAW WILL MAKE “TORTURE” A NEW NORMAL We, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC), the broadest network of civil society organizations and individuals working for the prevention of torture in the Philippines, vehemently condemn the treacherous imminent approval of the new Anti-Terror law that may institutionalize the use of torture and ill treatment in the name of counter-terrorism. The enactment of the new Anti-Terror
HROnlinePH Statement on Defending the Freedom of Expression (FoE) in times of public emergency 12 April, 2020 SHOUT OUT and NEVER HOLD BACK Shutting our mouth can’t prevent us from voicing our opinion. While drastic times may call for drastic steps, any emergency measures particularly responding to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic must be necessary, proportionate, and should have the minimal possible impact on human rights especially on the right to
MAG Statement March 26, 2020 What a disgrace Discriminating the health workers who are in the frontline in the battle against Covid 19 out of fear and ignorance is outrageous and should be condemned. We, the Medical Action Group, a health and human rights organization is seriously alarmed with the news report that some health workers in Iloilo City have been told to leave their boarding houses by their
Pagpupugay at pasasalamat sa iyong dedikasyon at walang pag-iimbot na serbisyo tungo sa kagalingang pangkalusugan at panlipunan. May you rest in peace, Dr. Jara. — Si Dr. Raul D. Jara ay naging parte ng MAG Board of Trustees sa mga taong 1987-1989 at 1989-1991. Siya ay isa sa mga manggagamot ng Philippine Heart Center bago pumanaw noong March 24, 2020 dahil sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Public Statement on the Philippine Government’s Response to COVID-19 Medical Action Group March 19, 2020 “Do no harm in times of emergency” The 2019 novel coronavirus or COVID 19 is indeed a significant threat to global public health, prompting the World Health Organization to officially label the situation as pandemic for continuously reaching an exponential geographical spread. Swift, decisive and effective government action is necessary and crucial. While the