Alberta

Affordability, health care, standing up for Alberta key features of throne speech

 News ReleaseAffordability, health care, standing up for Alberta key features of throne speech Albertans will benefit from efforts to address affordability, increase jobs, strengthen the economy, improve health care and stand up for Alberta’s interests, as outlined in the speech from the throne. “During this legislative session and in the coming months, we will take … Continue reading

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Alberta

Ang layunin ng kasunduan ay magdala ng mas maraming nars sa Alberta

Pabatid Balita Ang layunin ng kasunduan ay magdala ng mas maraming nars sa Alberta Makakatulong ang isang bagong memorandum of understanding (MOU) na matugunan ang kritikal na kakulangan sa nursing ng lalawigan sa pamamagitan ng pagpapadali para sa mga kredensyal na nars mula sa Pilipinas na dalhin ang kanilang mga kasanayan sa mga pasyente ng … Continue reading

Budget 2022: Increasing health-care capacity, surgeries; Oppositions says UCP budget falls short for Calgary’s struggling economy
Alberta

Budget 2022: Increasing health-care capacity, surgeries; Oppositions says UCP budget falls short for Calgary’s struggling economy

News ReleaseBudget 2022: Increasing health-care capacity, surgeries Budget 2022 commits a total of $3.5 billion for health facilities, equipment and IT systems to expand health-care capacity for Albertans no matter where they live and create thousands of good-paying jobs. This includes $133 million over three years to upgrade and expand hospital operating rooms and departments … Continue reading

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