[Editor’s Note: In February 2020, CFNet started publishing Dr. Rey Pagtakhan’s Commentary on COVID-19 from his Pilipino Express column, Medisina at Politika.
[Ed’s Note: This is Part 2 of Dr. Rey Pagtakhan’s ongoing preview of CFNet’s forthcoming book, Indomitable Canadian Filipinos, edited by Eleanor R. Laquian. Dr. Pagtakhan is a retired physician, professor and parliamentarian and the author of several articles and chapters in medical journals and textbooks.]
(Note: This is the last of a five-part series on candidates running for president in the Philippines in the May 9, 2022 election. Canadian Filipino Net started the series in November 2021 with Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Maria Leonor Robredo in December, Panfilo Lacson in January and Isko Moreno in February.)