Author: Jaifred Christian Lopez

Helping out in post-disaster situations

November 2013. After settling in my new job as researcher in a health policy institute, Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) struck the Visayas region. Images of devastation, widespread casualty, …

Protecting the safety of health professionals

As promoters of health and preservers of life, health professionals–doctors, nurses, midwives, and others–deserve to be protected. However, due to a variety of reasons, health professionals become victims of undue …