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Mixed reactions greet the newly-appointed Health Secretary Ted Herbosa.

While some medical groups recognize his qualifications as former Health undersecretary, some militant health care workers are dismayed with his appointment.

For his comeback, Defense Secretary Gibo Teodoro gets support from the military due to his previous track record. Some expect him to pursue defense diplomacy and strategic thinking in ensuring the country's security.

Join our senior correspondent and anchor Ruth Cabal on Politics as usual — your weekly political appointment fix.