Sports

Basketball legend Jordan gives $10-M for health clinics

  Basketball legend Michael Jordan (Anadolu photo) ANKARA (Anadolu/PNA) – American basketball legend and National Basketball Association (NBA) team owner Michael Jordan is donating USD10 million to open two new clinics in his home state North Carolina. The clinics, which are planned to open in 2022, will provide health services for people who do not have any … Continue reading

9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine
Alberta

9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine

Statement: 9,000 health-care workers can now get COVID-19 vaccine Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on first doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Alberta: “Last month, due to the federal government’s vaccine supply shortage, we were forced to postpone first doses for more than 9,000 eligible health-care workers. “Health-care workers were left waiting … Continue reading

Ontario Thanks Essential Workers for Going Above and Beyond During COVID-19
Ontario News

Ontario Thanks Essential Workers for Going Above and Beyond During COVID-19

Statement Ontario Thanks Essential Workers for Going Above and Beyond During COVID-19 TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement recognizing the tremendous efforts and sacrifices made by all essential workers during the COVID-19 outbreak in Ontario: “The people of Ontario have faced many … Continue reading

Alberta

AFL’s 2020 In Review: While other governments fought COVID-19, Kenney fought Albertans

In 2020, while other governments fought COVID-19, Kenney fought Albertans By the Alberta Federation of Labour A look back on the Kenney UCP government’s damage to Alberta We know the Kenney UCP government came in with a plan to reward their donors, cut our public services and privatize health care and education. They commissioned reports … Continue reading

Philippines

Benguet opens 92nd ‘Malasakit Center’

Benguet opens 92nd ‘Malasakit Center’ By Liza Agoot   MALASAKIT CENTER. Officials of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), Department of Health (DOH), and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), with Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, formally open the 92nd “Malasakit Center” at the Benguet General Hospital on Friday (Nov.20, … Continue reading

Philippines

DOH ready with guidelines for release of Pagcor funds for Universal Health Care

DOH ready with guidelines for release of Pagcor funds for UHC File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The operational guidelines that would allow the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to remit billions of pesos to the Department of Health (DOH) for the Universal Health Care (UHC) program are being finalized, Malacañang said Thursday. In a … Continue reading

Alberta

First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care

News Release First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care Alberta’s government is honouring its $20 million platform commitment to improve access to palliative care for Albertans and their families. Funding of $5 million will be provided to the Covenant Health Palliative Institute to increase access to palliative and end-of-life services and promote advance … Continue reading

Philippines

House leader wants plunder raps vs. PhilHealth ‘mafia’

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– House Committee on Public Accounts chairman Michael Defensor on Wednesday recommended the filing of plunder charges against all officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) involved in the so-called “mafia” that runs various fraudulent schemes. During a joint House hearing on the alleged graft and corrupt practices in PhilHealth, Defensor questioned … Continue reading

Budget 2015 strengthens Edmonton’s health facilities for the future
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Budget 2015 strengthens Edmonton’s health facilities for the future

News Release Budget 2015 strengthens Edmonton’s health facilities for the future This year’s provincial budget includes critical investments in Edmonton-area health-care facilities that will improve access to services for patients and families. The province’s five-year capital plan allocates $17 million to expand the Stollery Children’s Hospital surgical suite, and $50 million to redevelop and expand … Continue reading