Republic Act No. 7305
Republic Act No. 7305, approved on March 26, 1992, is also known as the "Magna Carta of Public Health Workers". It aims to promote the social and economic well-being of health workers and to develop their skills and capabilities.
This law defines and sets the standards and terms of employment of a public health worker, including rights, hours of work, and compensation and benefits. Section 9 specifically prohibits discrimination against a public health worker with regard to gender, civil status, creed, religious or political beliefs and ethnic groupings in the exercise of his/her profession.
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