Makati City— The Armed conflict and other situations of violence often pose challenges to the delivery of appropriate medical care for wounded people. Wounded fighters and civilians caught in the crossfire may sustain serious wounds that require life-saving medical attention. Unfortunately in conflict situations, access to healthcare services may become difficult due to the dangers faced by healthcare workers or healthcare facilities. Facilities would either be damaged, shut down, or ill-equipped, while health care workers may also be unable to provide appropriate care in such conditions.

MANILA—Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza vowed Tuesday the government is duty- bound to fulfill its commitments to the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB) and Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB ) signed with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) by implementating the components of the agreements.


Quezon City—The Gaston Z. Ortigas Peace Institute (GZOPI) and Waging Peace Philippines convened a Conference on Waging Peace thru Transitional Justice and Human Rights participated by human rights groups and peace partners from Mindanao, Visayas and the host National Capital Region held at Robbinsdale Residences, Quezon City on January 24-25.

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