Francisco Duque, III, Philippine Secretary of Health, was born on February 13, 1957 in Manila. The City of Manila He started as director at the University of Pangasinan from 1989-1999; then as Medical Director at the Doctor's Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Veterans Village, Parañaque City from 1996-1999, among others. The City of Parañaque (pop 449811 2000 Census or simply Parañaque ( Filipino: Lungsod ng Parañaque He became undersecretary at the Department of Health from March 2 to June 17, 2001. The Philippines' Department of Health ( DOH) ( Filipino: Kagawaran ng Kalusugan) is the principal health agency in the Philippines In June 2001 President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo appointed him as President & CEO of the Phil Health Insurance Corporation or PhilHealth. Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal on April 5 1947 is a Filipina Politician. Under the leadership of Pres. Duque, PhilHealth successfully implemented the enrollment of 5. 9 million families or 29,901,890 beneficiaries under the GMA Sponsored/Plan5-25 Program of 2004.
He became Cabinet Secretary in October 11, 2004 and appointed as secretary of Health on June 1, 2005.
Duque finished his Bachelor of Science at the University of Santo Tomas in 1978. A Bachelor of Science ( BS, BSc or BSc in the UK; less commonly S Not to be confused with University of St Thomas. The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas The Catholic University of the Philippines He finished his Doctor of Medicine also at the same university in 1982; his Master of Science at Georgetown University in 1987. Doctor of Medicine ( MD or MD, from the Latin Medicinæ Doctor meaning "Teacher of Medicine" is a doctoral A Master of Science ( Latin: Magister Scientiæ; abbreviated MSc, M Georgetown University is a Jesuit Private university located in Georgetown Washington D
He undertook an Immunology Scientific Training at Georgetown University School of Medicine from 1985-1988. He also took his Post-Graduate Course, Executive Education on Health Program Management at the Harvard University School of Public Health and Graduate School of Management in 1992.
Duque is married and has five children.
Dr. Manuel Dayrit
|Philippine Secretary of Health|
2005 – present