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Dr. Anthony C. Leachon

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President

Philippine College of Physicians
 
Background

Employment History

  • Vice President
    Philippine College of Physicians
  • President
    College of Physicians
  • Medical Director
    Pfizer Inc
  • Consultant for Non-Communicable Diseases
    Department of Health

Education

  • MD
91 Total References
Web References
Philippine College of ...
www.mb.com.ph, 17 May 2015 [cached]
Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) president Dr. Anthony Leachon said his group and the Philippine Medical Association signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) last week committing their support to the new regulation of the Department of Health (DOH) requiring pharmaceutical companies to follow the Mexico City Principles for Voluntary Code of Business Ethics in the Biopharmaceutical Sector and the Kuala Lumpur Principles: Medical Device Sector Code of Ethics.
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"We vow to cooperate with the DOH in strictly implementing its administrative order and all violations are sought to be given corresponding sanctions in a timely manner," Leachon said.
Meanwhile, Leachon called on doctors to shun any inappropriate approach from erring companies.
But months later, the patient's condition ...
www.sunstar.com.ph, 9 April 2014 [cached]
But months later, the patient's condition turned for the worse prompting the father to consult Dr. Antonio Leachon, vice president of the Philippine College of Physicians.
During the event, the guest expert, ...
www.asianhospital.com, 10 Feb 2015 [cached]
During the event, the guest expert, Dr. Anthony Leachon, President of College of Physicians and one of the proponents of the Sin Tax Bill, highlighted the need to address the prevailing issues about the healthcare system in the Philippines, which include the increasing demand for healthcare and the low supply of healthcare workers. He also stressed the importance of educating the public and creating an environment that's conducive for healthy lifestyle.
"When people are exposed to environmental and even societal risk factors, they are more prone to develop lifestyle diseases like heart disease, chronic lung disease, stroke, and cancer," he said.
Dr. Leachon identified smoking, hypertension, and obesity as the top three NCD killers. He also mentioned that in 2009 alone, the World Health Organization declared the Philippines as the number one smoking country in Southeast Asia, followed by Indonesia and Vietnam.
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In photo: Asian Hospital doctors, nurses, employees, and partners reaffirm their commitment to promote healthy living and fight noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) during the Simply Woman symposium lead by the guest expert, Dr. Anthony Leachon, President of College of Physicians (center, sitting).
Sin Taxes Not Only Discourage Vices But Revenues Derived Address Citizenry's Health Issues - Ideas Galore
affleap.com, 12 June 2013 [cached]
We are talking about first year for P40 billion," said Dr. Anthony Leachon, DOH consultant for non-communicable diseases.
Leachon underscored the importance of restructuring the tax "in a way that over the medium and long term, we achieve sustainability of revenues together with achieving health objectives."
"The amount will cover the universal health care (UHC) needs but we need more to funds safety net for farmers and workers," he said.
According to Leachon, a tax measure must ensure that essential rates will be realized - single tier specific, indexed to nominal gross domestic products growth, significant tax increase - to generate enough revenues and to bring down consumption of tobacco and alcohol products.
"We want a system that ensures regular tax rate increases, and keeps cigarettes expensive for the young and the poor whom we care so much," he said.
"The DOH is doing its part, ...
www.sfgate.com, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
"The DOH is doing its part, but it is downstream, it is on the receiving end," said Dr. Antony Leachon, president of the Philippine College of Physicians.
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