President Duterte Appointed Nurse Leader as DOH Undersecretary

President Rodrigo Duterete signed today the appointment of Dr. Roger Tong-an to the position of Under Secretary for the Department of Health.

Dr. Tong-an has been in the nursing profession for more than 30 years. He is very active in the championing the welfare of Filipino health professionals, especially nurses in the Philippines and abroad. He is also the immediate past National President of the Philippine Nurses Association.

Roger Tong-an, RN, DM
Photo courtesy of St. Louis Review Centre

Prior to establishing the St. Louis Review Center, he started in the educational review industry in 1985 handling Fundamentals of Nursing, Communicable Disease Nursing and Medical-Surgical Nursing.

After working overseas as a nurse executive over a period of eight years, he joined the as faculty member of the Davao Doctor’s College in Davao City,

Dr. Tong-An is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the St. Louis University in Baguio City, and Doctor in Management Major in Public Administration at the University of Visayas, Cebu City.