Short Bio: Dr. Bashary "Bob" A. Latiph
Minister of Health, BARMM
Dr. Bashary A. Latiph is a graduate of Bachelor of Biology from the University
of the East, Manila. He finished medical school in 1990 from Philippines Muslim-
Christian College of Medicine and passed the medical board exam immediately
thereafter. He ignored many works offer in the metropolis, intead went back to
his hometown to serve the Bangsamoro. Also Dr. Latiph earned his post
graduate degree in public health major in hospital management at uUnivesity of
Presently, Dr. Latiph is the former governor of the Philippin Medical Association
(PMA) Northern Mindanao Chapter. Also he has assumed several
positions as a president in the different medical organizations including
Philippines Academy of Family Physician (PAFP), Lanao del Sur Medical Society,
and other civic organizations.
His thirty (30) years of sterling sevices in the medical and community services
especially in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, he was awarded by the
Philippines Most Outstanding Physician 1997 by the PMA and the PAFP.
Further, he is 2011 by the PMA. Finally, he received a highly prestigious PMA
Icasiano Award for Outstanding Leadership.
He is a radio program host in the Marawi City in defferen radio station for
seventeen (17) years that dedicated to public health and safety including
medical concerns and issues.
He is active for socio-civic activities that aim to uplift the health of the public in
the autonomous region.
He was appointed by the Chief Minister Ahod B. Ebrahim on March 31, 2021 as
the Minister of Health.