Secretary of Social Welfare and Development (Philippines)

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The Secretary of Social Welfare and Development (Filipino: Kalihim ng Kagalingang Panlipunan at Pagpapaunlad) is the Cabinet of the Philippines member in charge of the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

The current Secretary is Judy Taguiwalo, who assumed office on June 30, 2016.

List of Secretaries of Social Welfare and Development[edit]

(*) Acting Capacity

# Name Term Began Term Ended President
Minister of Welfare
1 Gracio Gonzaga January 21, 1899 May 7, 1899 Emilio Aguinaldo
Secretary of Public Instruction, Health, and Public Welfare
2 Sergio Osmeña 1941 1944 Manuel L. Quezon
Secretary of Justice, Labor and Welfare
* Mariano A. Eraña 1944 1945 Sergio Osmeña
Secretary of Health and Public Welfare
3 Basilio Valdes 1945 1945 Sergio Osmeña
4 Jose Locsin 1945 1946
5 Antonio Villarama 1946 1953 Manuel Roxas
Elpidio Quirino
Minister of Human Settlements
6 Imelda Marcos 1978 1986 Ferdinand E. Marcos
Secretary of Social Welfare and Development
7 Mita Pardo de Tavera 1987 1992 Corazon C. Aquino
8 Corazon Alma de Leon 1992 1995 Fidel V. Ramos
9 Lilian Laigo 1995 1998
10 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo June 30, 1998 October 12, 2000 Joseph Ejercito Estrada
11 Dulce Saguisag October 12, 2000 January 19, 2001
12 Corazon Soliman January 20, 2001 July 8, 2005 Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
13 Luwalhati Pablo 2005 2005
14 Esperanza Cabral July 2005 2009
15 Celia Yangco 2009 June 30, 2010
(12) Corazon Soliman June 30, 2010 June 30, 2016 Benigno S. Aquino III
16 Judy Taguiwalo June 30, 2016 Incumbent Rodrigo Duterte

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