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

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Palace hopeful for passage of universal healthcare this month

Palace hopeful for passage of universal healthcare this month By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Malacañang on Wednesday expressed hope that Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito will live up to his promise to push for the passage of the Universal Healthcare in the Senate within the month. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said he … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care bill to make check-ups free for Filipinos

Universal Health Care bill to make check-ups free for Filipinos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday has sponsored the Universal Health Care bill, which aims to ensure that every Filipino will have access to appropriate, affordable, and quality health services including free checkups, laboratory tests and medicines. Under Senate Bill 1896, … Continue reading