Health workers condemn killing of 3rd barrio doctor

Health workers in Manila held a rally in front of the Philippine General Hospital Thursday to condemn the killing of Doctor George Repique Jr., the third “doctor to the barrios” killed under the Rodrigo Duterte government.

Repique, Cavite province health officer, was killed by gunmen on board a motorcycle last July 12 in Trece Martirez City.

The protesters said the murder of Rapique further endanger the few doctors who serve in poor communities around the country,

They called on the Duterte government to stop the killings and serve justice for the victim. Read more