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DOH, NPC affirm privacy protection of Covid-19 related data

Even as it asked Covid-19 patients to truthfully disclose their health status to protect medical frontliners, the DOH assured that their data will only be divulged to public health authorities and health care providers for purposes of contact tracing and management of the disease.

NPC: Covid-19 apps must be transparent, not over-collect data

The National Privacy Commission said the Covid-19 apps being rolled out by the government and the private sector will only be effective if these solutions will allow users to share information without fear of misuse or discrimination.

NPC warns ‘social vigilantes’ for threats against health workers

NPC chair Raymund Liboro said there have been incidents in which self-styled “social vigilantes” doused chemicals on health workers, expelled them from boarding houses, or refused them lodging and even barred them from taking tricycles on their way to work or home.

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