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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

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Malasakit Centers one-stop-shops for med aid, not for Covid-19

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday belied misinformation circulating on social media about Malasakit Centers, clarifying that no donations are accepted or distributed in these centers. “There are no donations in Malasakit Centers. First of all, Malasakit Centers are simply intended as one-stop shops for poor and indigent patients … Continue reading

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President Duterte inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building

PRRD inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte inaugurated the new office building of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) named the “Malasakit Building” at the central office in Batasan Hills, Quezon City during the agency’s 69th founding anniversary culminating activity on Wednesday. “Today is the … Continue reading

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Malasakit Center could be part of integrated health system

Malasakit Center could be part of integrated health system By Mar Serrano LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The Malasakit Center, a one-stop-shop for the delivery of health services, could be integrated into the unified integrated health delivery system once the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law are released … Continue reading

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No political considerations in Malasakit Centers: Senator Bong Go

No political considerations in Malasakit Centers: Go By Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said on Friday there are no “partisan or political considerations” in the Malasakit Centers, which provide medical assistance to all poor Filipinos. Go made the statement following Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman’s call for the … Continue reading

Death penalty, health bills among priorities of senators-elect
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Death penalty, health bills among priorities of senators-elect

Death penalty, health bills among priorities of senators-elect By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The newly elected senators on Wednesday have floated the reimposition of the death penalty and some health-related legislation among their priority agenda in the Senate after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed the 2019 midterm elections’ winners … Continue reading

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Bong Go opens another Malasakit Center in Cotabato City

Go opens another Malasakit Center in Cotabato City By Noel Punzalan  COTABATO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go opened in this city Monday the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center (CRMC)–Malasakit Center, the 16th of such facility across the country. The center serves as a one-stop shop for … Continue reading

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Malasakit Center in Bacolod City to get P5-M monthly aid

Malasakit Center in Bacolod City to get P5-M monthly aid By Nanette Guadalquiver     MALASAKIT CENTER. Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (2nd from left) turns over the PHP5-million check to Dr. Julius Drilon, chief of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, to signal the opening of the Malasakit Center in Bacolod … Continue reading