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DOH Usec. Eric Tayag retires; Albert Francis Domingo named as new DOH spox
DOH Usec. Eric Tayag retires; Albert Francis Domingo named as new DOH spox
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DOH Usec. Eric Tayag retires; Albert Francis Domingo named as new DOH spox
by Ellicia Del Mundo08 April 2024
Photo courtesy: DOH / Facebook page

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday announced that Usec. Enrique 'Eric' Tayag is retiring as the health department's decorated official.

In a statement obtained by DZRH News, it was said that DOH Officer-in-Charge Asec. Albert Francis Domingo will be replacing Tayag as the DOH spokesperson.

DOH Asec. Ariel Valencia, meanwhile, will take over Tayag's position as head of the DOH Public Health Services Cluster in charge of epidemiology, disease prevention and control, and health promotion, and Usec. Emmie Liza Perez-Chiong will be the new Chief Information Officer in charge of digital health and health information systems.

The position changes will take effect starting April 15, according to the health department.

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DOH said its Secretary Teodoro Herbosa and all DOH executive committee and staff hailed Tayag "for his exemplary service" in DOH for 35 years.

"On behalf of the entire Department and the health sector, I thank Usec. Eric Tayag for his time and talent all these decades in the service of the Philippine health sector. I am witness to his well-deserved progression from a young infectious disease doctor and epidemiologist, to health Undersecretary, Chief Information Officer, and DOH Spokesperson," Herbosa said as quoted by the health department.

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