The House Committees on Good Government and Public Accountability and Health on Wednesday casted a ballot 14-4 on the suggestion report.
A joint House board suggested the recording of unite, specialized malversation, and grave wrongdoing accusations against previous President Benigno Aquino and his previous Cabinet authorities over his organization's screwed up Dengvaxia immunization program.
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The solons said Aquino, his Budget Chief Butch Abad and Health Secretary Janette Garin supposedly planned to buy the counter dengue antibody and burn through ₱3.5 billion in the across the nation inoculation program.
This program was completed towards the finish of Aquino's term in 2016. Legislators said the previous government authorities ought to be held obligated for "confederating with each other" to give outlandish advantages to Sanofi and to guarantee the administration's mass buy of Dengvaxia notwithstanding the absence of affirmation over its wellbeing.
The board of trustees report read "it is evident that there was agreement among open authorities to guarantee that a huge amount of Dengvaxia antibodies would be obtained by the legislature for organization to class youngsters. This was done despite the fact that the wellbeing and adequacy of Dengvaxia had not been unmistakably settled.
These authorities gave easy routes in the process to support Sanofi Pasteur, the maker of an industrially accessible dengue immunization".
Dengvaxia was regulated to more than 800,000 understudies in a school-based government vaccination program in April 2016. Sanofi Pasteur in November 2017 declared the immunization presented possibly serious dengue dangers among those with no dengue history.
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The subsequent frenzy provoked the Health Department to suspend its program. The joint House board said Aquino, Abad, and Garin ought to likewise be reprimanded for utilizing funds to buy Dengvaxia despite the fact that it wasn't permitted under the Constitution.
It included Aquino might be charged for unite for favoring the utilization of ₱3.5 billion from the 2015 Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund investment funds for the buy of dengue antibodies for the inoculation program.
The previous president is confronting three grievances previously the Office of the Ombudsman over the immunization debate. The boards likewise said Abad might be held obligated for asking for the utilization of ₱3.6 billion worth of government reserve funds, through a Special Allotment Release Order (SARO), for the obtainment of dengue antibodies.
Garin was additionally part of the suggestion for pushing for the mass utilization of Dengvaxia. The joint House board likewise prescribed recording of unite charges against Dr. Maria Joyce Ducusin, Dr. Rosalind Vianzon, Dr. Mario Baguilod, Dr. Julius Lecciones, Dr. Estrella Paje-Villar, Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, and individuals from the Philippine Children's Medical Center Bids and Awards Committee.