Philippines

Higher alcohol, tobacco taxes to fund Universal Health Care: Duque

Higher alcohol, tobacco taxes to fund Universal Health Care: Duque By Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday stressed the importance of passing the pending sin tax bills in the Senate to ensure sufficient funding for the Universal Health Care (UHC) program and improve … Continue reading

Philippines

Universal Health Care bill passage to improve health service delivery: DOH

UHC bill passage to improve health service delivery: DOH By Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The passage of the universal health care (UHC) bill would correct the inefficiencies in the current health system as it will empower community health units in the provision of quality health care to every Filipino, the Department … Continue reading