Author: Romeo F. Quijano, M.D.
Romeo F. Quijano, M.D. is a retired professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila. He is president of Pesticide Action Network- Philippines. He was the co-chair of the International POPs Elimination Network, bureau member of the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development, and standing committee member of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety.
OPINION | COVID-19 Vaccine: Concerns and Alternatives“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein There seems to be a ...June 28, 2020
OPINION | Origin of COVID-19: Ecological, Historical and Geopolitical PerspectiveThe novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) that is threatening modern civilization today is a disaster that was bound to happen mainly because of ...April 3, 2020
OPINYON | COVID-19: Paracetamol at iba pang sintetikong gamot sa lagnat, dapat iwasanAng sumusunod ay siyentipikong opinyon ni Romeo F. Quijano, M.D., isang retiradong propesor ng Department Of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Medicine, ...March 21, 2020
OPINION | The Polio Scare and the Return of DengvaxiaThe polio outbreak that authorities are drumming up rabidly are exaggerated and misdirected. The assertion that the polio outbreak in the Philippines ...October 14, 2019
Holistic approach, not Dengvaxia, needed to address dengue problemThe Dengvaxia tragedy inflicted by corporate hijacking of the health care system go unabated and even threatens to expand. The increase in ...August 9, 2019
Measles Epidemic: The Real Cause of DeathsThe real underlying cause of deaths in the measles epidemic is the dysfunctional health care system brought about by chronic socio-economic underdevelopment, ...February 17, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Dengvaxia Fiasco: Bare All Facts, Let the People JudgeThe deeper malady beneath the Dengvaxia fiasco is being buried under the lies, theatrics and hypocrisy of various elements in the ruling ...February 9, 2018
The Dengvaxia Fiasco: Symptom of a Deeper MaladyThe Dengvaxia fiasco is just a symptom of a deeper malady of the US-modeled health care system which is driven by market ...January 10, 2018
Rejoinder to a scientist’s ‘blast’ against SC for stopping GMOsThe Supreme Court (SC) decision banning field trials of genetically modified eggplant, also known as Bt talong, and stopping applications for (GMOs) ...December 14, 2015
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