Ong, Willie (Lakas-CMD)

Ong, Willie (Lakas-CMD)

PERSONAL DETAILS

Age: 55

Place of Residence:

Political Party: Lakas Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas CMD)

Incumbent Senator: No

Terms as Senator: No

 

FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE

N/A

 

SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION

Legalization of Medical Marijuana - Yes

Term Limits - Yes

Death Penalty - Yes (For heinous crimes)

Federalism - Yes

Train Law - Yes

Charter Change - No

 

POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM

Free laboratory tests under PhilHealth.

Free health consultations.

Affordable medicines.

Improved health care facilities and equipment.

Bills for universal health care, and cancer.

 

EDUCATION

Primary: N/A

Secondary: N/A

Tertiary: Bachelor of Science in Botany, University of the Philippines Diliman

Graduate Studies:

Medicine, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (Cavite), specializing in internal medicine and cardiology.

Master in Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila (2001)

 

AFFILIATIONS

Founder and chair of Society of Philippine Health History (2003 - Present)

Volunteer doctor at Salamat Dok, ABS-CBN

Columnist at Pilipino Star Ngayon

Columnist at Philippine Star

 

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

Executive

Consultant, Department of Health (2010-2014)

Legislative

N/A

Judiciary

N/A

Local Government

N/A

 

LEGISLATIVE WORK

Personally authored bills passed into law: N/A

Total bills passed into law: N/A

 

SOURCES

ABS-CBN News. (2019, February 17). Willie Ong sumalang sa 'fast talk'. Retrieved March 7, 19, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qO2V1mBpjI.

ABS-CBN News. (2019, March 05). Hot Copy on Headstart: Senatorial candidate Willie Ong. Retrieved March 7, 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRC64OhKMWg.

GMA News. (2019, February 09). Tapatang Doc Willie Ong at Cong. Erin Tañada | #Debate2019. Retrieved March 7, 2019, fromhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoZ8xqDrgOU.

Facebook profile of Willie T. Ong (https://www.facebook.com/drwillieong)

Malasig, J. (2018, October 11). Surprise candidacy of social media doctor Willie Ong. Retrieved March 7, 2019, from http://www.interaksyon.com/politics-issues/2018/10/11/135631/willie-ong-certificate-of-candidacy-senator/.

Yap, Kurt. (19, February 26). Doc Willie Ong answers allegation that he is after salary and allowance in the Senate. MSN. Retrieved March 7, 2019, from https://www.msn.com/en-ph/kids/other/doc-willie-ong-answers-allegation-that-he-is-after-salary-and-allowance-in-the-senate/ar-BBU5GKM?li=AAb280R&%2525252525253Bocid=DELLDHP.

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