Senator Grace Poe on Monday appealed to her colleagues to increase the budget of the First 1,000 Days Law in its maiden year of implementation, or in 2019.
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Good news for some 180,000 policemen and soldiers: they can now buy medicines at lower prices under the Department of Health's new "Botika ng Bayani" program.
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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and former health secretary Janette Garin face two more complaints before Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning the deaths of two more children who received shots of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill establishing the Soccsksargen General Hospital in Surallah, South Cotabato.
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Administration Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday said he agreed with the Department of Health that revenues collected from the proposed sin tax hike measure could be used to fund health programs.
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Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the government has enough funds for the universal health care coverage even without Congress passing a bill proposing higher sin tax rates.
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Students in universities, colleges and higher education institutions (HEIs) will be required to undergo mandatory random drug testing come academic year 2019-2020.
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President Rodrigo Duterte does not mind his Cabinet men showing up late for meetings.
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The Duterte administration will go after those responsible for the dengue vaccine mess, Malcanang said on Tuesday.
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Former Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial and several others have been cleared from libel complaints filed against them over statements they made during the Senate hearings concerning the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
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Former Health Secretary Janette Garin has been summoned to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to respond to the second batch of complaints against her concerning the deaths of children who got inoculated with the anti-dengue vaccine…
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A 55-year-old doctor with a large online following, who once served as a consultant for the Department of Health, is running for senator.
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Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles lauded the realignment of more than P51.7 billion worth of alleged insertions in the proposed 2019 national budget despite being bypassed recently by the House leadership.
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The House leadership has decided to override the committee report of the powerful appropriations panel after it convened the Committee of the Whole and realigned the alleged P52-billion worth of insertions in the proposed P3.757-trillion…
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Senator Grace Poe on Monday warned that a drastic reduction in the budget of Department of Health (DoH) for 2019 might "cripple" essential health services for the poor.
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Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon on Monday described as an "injustice" the big cut in the 2019 national budget of the Department of Health (DoH).
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More criminal complaints have been filed Friday (September 14) against former Health Secretary Janette Garin over the death of two more children who received the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
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The Department of Health is enjoying a higher approval rating, according to the June 2018 Ulat ng Bayan report of Pulse Asia Research, Inc., which surveyed the performance of selected government agencies.
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Gordon added, "I am confident that the President will sign the bill immediately once the final copy is transmitted to Malacanang because this had been certified as an urgent bill."
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A total of 8,662 have graduated from the Department of Health (DOH)-managed rehabilitation facilities, the DOH said on Thursday.
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The three-man panel of Asian health experts that would examine the effects of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine will begin its investigation “probably fourth week” of September, according to the Department of Health.
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More criminal complaints hav been filed Thursday(August 30) against former Health Secretary Janette Garin over the death of three children who received the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.