Huwag Kaming Sisihin sa Pagkalat ng Covid

Mabuti nga bang manatili sa bahayAng tulad kong dukhang walang hanapbuhayAng arawang kita na inaasahanNawala lang sukat sa lupit ng lockdown. Saan nga ba kukuha ng pagkain bawa’t arawKundi ako lalabas at gagawa ng paaraanAng sabi ng gobyerno may ayuda naman dawNguni’t di naman sapat kahit sa aming almusal. Huwag nyo kaming sisihin sa pagkalatContinue reading “Huwag Kaming Sisihin sa Pagkalat ng Covid”

Nawawalang Sentido Kumon sa Pandemya: Ang Kwento ng Bakuna

Ang sentido kumon ay likas na talino ng tao na makita ang katotohanan sa kabila ng kurtina ng pagpapanggap at kasinungalingan. Hindi ito bulag na pagtanggap sa itinatakda ng gobyerno o sa sinasabi ng mga “edukado” at “eksperto.” Ito ay likas na kakayahang magsuri at kumilos nang malaya bunga ng sariling pagtatasa at kapasyahan. AngContinue reading “Nawawalang Sentido Kumon sa Pandemya: Ang Kwento ng Bakuna”

Covid-19: Militarism and Big Money Trampling Humanity

The Covid-19 pandemic is probably the most devastating disaster that has descended on humanity. Even the crude statistics of doubtful accuracy is petrifying: 133,181,257 cases and 2,889,631 deaths worldwide as of April 7, 2021 (1) and still counting after 1 year of seemingly uncontrolled spread and resurgence. That is without even counting the various direContinue reading “Covid-19: Militarism and Big Money Trampling Humanity”

Loss of Common Sense in Covid-19: The Story of Ivermectin

It is not only sense of smell that is lost in Covid-19 but also common sense. This is quite evident in the story of ivermectin. Most seriously affected by the loss of common sense are those in the government’s power structure of the country’s Covid-19 pandemic response, public health officials and “experts,” and the mainstreamContinue reading “Loss of Common Sense in Covid-19: The Story of Ivermectin”

COVID-19 Vaccine: Concerns and Alternatives

Published on June 28, 2020 in Altermidya.net “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein There seems to be a strong presumption that the ultimate answer to the COVID-19 pandemic is a vaccine. People are made to believe that a magical vaccine is in the offingContinue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine: Concerns and Alternatives”

Origin of COVID-19: Ecological, Historical and Geopolitical Perspective

Published on April 3, 2020 in Altermidya.net The novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) that is threatening modern civilization today is a disaster that was bound to happen mainly because of human folly. This is an inevitable consequence of the dominance of a neoliberal, national security state doctrine with a military-industrial complex pushing for perpetual war andContinue reading “Origin of COVID-19: Ecological, Historical and Geopolitical Perspective”

Philippine Medicinal Plants

Professor (Ret.), Dept. Of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Medicine, Univ. Of the Philippines Manila nProject Leader, Bioassay and Toxicology Studies, National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants (NIRPROMP) nPresident Emeritus, Health Action for Human Rights nChairman, Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific

Medicinal Plant Resources:Current Issues

Romeo F. Quijano, M.D.Professor, U.P. College of MedicineProject Leader, National Integrated Research ProgramOn Medicinal PlantsBureau Member, International Assessment onAgricultural Science and Technology for Development Overview• Indigenous medicinal plant resources have always been crucial to the survival of humans.• Even as industrialisation established the role of synthetic chemicals in health care, medicinal plants and medicinal plantContinue reading “Medicinal Plant Resources:Current Issues”

Paracetamol at iba pang sintetikong gamot sa lagnat, dapat iwasan

Published on March 21, 2020 in Altermidya.ne Ito ay bilang reaksyon sa pahayag ng World Health Organization na iwasan muna ang paggamit ng ibuprofen bilang panggamot sa mga sintomas ng COVID-19. Hindi lang ibuprofen ang dapat iwasan kundi lahat ng sintetikong gamot na katulad ng ibuprofen, kabilang na ang paracetamol o acetaminophen. Ito’y dahil angContinue reading “Paracetamol at iba pang sintetikong gamot sa lagnat, dapat iwasan”

Holistic approach, not Dengvaxia, needed to address dengue problem

Published on August 9, 2019 in Altermidya.net The Dengvaxia tragedy inflicted by corporate hijacking of the health care system go unabated and even threatens to expand. The increase in dengue incidence and deaths over the last several months have given Big Pharma and their cohorts another chance to push Dengvaxia vaccine on a much largerContinue reading “Holistic approach, not Dengvaxia, needed to address dengue problem”