Francisco Duque III

Francisco Tiongson Duque III (Tagalog: [fɾɐnˈsisko ˈdukɛ]; born February 13, 1957) is a Filipino physician and government official who served as Secretary of Health in the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte from 2017 to 2022, a position he had previously held from 2005 to 2009 in the Cabinet of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.[2] From 2010 to 2015, he served as the chair of the Civil Service Commission.[3]

Francisco T. Duque III
M.D., MSc
Duque in 2018
Secretary of Health
In office
October 26, 2017  June 30, 2022
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byPaulyn Ubial
Succeeded byMaria Rosario Vergeire (OIC)
In office
June 1, 2005  September 1, 2009
PresidentGloria Macapagal Arroyo
Preceded byManuel Dayrit
Succeeded byEsperanza Cabral
Chairman of the Civil Service Commission
In office
February 3, 2010  February 2, 2015
PresidentGloria Macapagal Arroyo
Benigno S. Aquino III
Preceded byRicardo Saludo
Succeeded byAlicia de la Rosa Bala
Personal details
Francisco Tiongson Duque III

(1957-02-13) February 13, 1957 (age 65)
Manila, Philippines[1]
RelationsFrancisco Q. Duque Jr. (father)
Cesar T. Duque (brother)[1]
EducationUniversity of Santo Tomas (BS, MD)
Georgetown University (MS)
OccupationPhysician, health secretary

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