Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial’s affirmation has hit a snag on Wednesday amid several oppositors, together with two lawmakers, who confirmed up through the Commission on Appointments listening to.
The CA committee on well being, which is screening Ubial’s , has moved to droop the listening to.
In the almost one-and-a-half hour continuing, the committee chaired by Sen. Gregorio Honasan solely managed to listen to the opposition filed by Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque.
Roque accused Ubial of corruption, incompetence, losing authorities sources and having a propensity to lie.
Roque raised points regarding the Zika virus; a P3-billion dengue vaccination program which he accused Ubial of giving conflicting statements on; her refusal to implement the Universal Health Care Law; and the alleged unlawful appointment of 111 officers to varied positions in the Health division, which is now the topic of an investigation by the Civil Service Commission.
He additionally cited Ubial’s extreme international journeys, which she mentioned hindered her from addressing the Expanded Immunization Program since she grew to become Health secretary.