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Even with the integration of health facilities into provincial and city-wide networks, the country's healthcare system remains devolved
The Philippines is down 8 spots in the World Economic Forum's 2019 Global Competitiveness Report
Going bald is tough, but some forms of hair loss are preventable through proper care
The beauty queen raises the gap the flag of the country's elderly on their behalf
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III cites 'limitations' such as budgetary constraints as among the reasons
Rizal Medical Center staff will help develop medical staff at barangay centers, so residents don't have to go to public hospitals for treatment of common illnesses
A 2018 Commission on Audit report finds that over P367 million in medicines were about to expire but were still sitting in warehouses of the Department of Health
The health department has the money it needs to implement Duterte's landmark law, but there is poor implementation of programs, from procurement of medicines to building health facilities
Music is not an insertion in our lives but a fundamental wiring that, once awakened, will help shape the humans that we are
Protest actions call for decent work, permanent resident status upon arrival, universal services, and an end to discrimination and displacement of migrant workers
Several influencers are apparently vouching for this new product
International NGO Health Care Without Harm wants to influence hospitals to reduce plastic use and help local government units craft better policies that can also guide hospitals
The findings come as the administration of President Donald Trump is renewing its efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act signed into law by his predecessor Barack Obama
Make the coming days, months, and years count – if not for the country, at least for your sanity!
Public hospitals and schools in Greece continue to struggle as a result of the country's debt crisis, affecting poverty-stricken patients and the quality of education
The catchy pop song collab by Bieber and Sheeran tackles mental health
All Filipinos will be granted health coverage but not everything will be free. Here's what you can expect.
Paliwanag ng ekonomistang si JC Punongbayan, panimulang hakbang lang ang batas na ito. Marami pang dapat gawin para maging tunay na pangkalahatan ang healthcare sa bansa.
Democrats react with anger to the administration's latest move
Since the Canadian government has not laid out the criteria for the new program, it has raised a lot of uncertainty about who will qualify for it
The landmark universal health care law is not any lawmaker's single-handed achievement
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III also renews his appeal for lawmakers to pass measures to sustain the new law, such as higher taxes for tobacco and alcohol products
If only for the added assurance and security it offers – and the direction it decisively sets for the healthcare sector at large – the Universal Health Care Act is a very welcome development
The measure intends to provide health care for all Filipinos so financial problems will not get in the way of seeking medical attention
The fear stoked by the lack of accountability cannot be quelled by diverting the issue from the root cause of the alleged hysteria, especially when there have been gaps in achieving vaccination targets for several years
Dry, oily, or combination skin? Here are the ingredients your facial moisturizer should contain
President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to sign the bill into law because Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed the bicameral conference committee report only on January 21, 2019
Depending on the country and migrants' status, they may enjoy full access to the health care system or none at all
If the decision declaring Obamacare as unconstitutional is upheld, it could significantly disrupt the US health care system
Constantly on your gadgets? You need to take extra care of your eyes!
Learn the negative effects of constant gadget use — and how you can prevent them
The ruling came one day before the Saturday, December 15 deadline to sign up for Affordable Care Act coverage in 2019
If the bill is signed into law, all Filipinos would get 'immediate eligibility' for and access to the full spectrum of health care
The bill seeks to curb consumption of alcohol while raising funds for the universal health care program
Health Secretary Francisco Duque says about P16.7 billion is needed to make over 1,000 health facilities nationwide operational
Here are the key factors in the battle for political control in Washington and across the country
WHO Country Representative Gundo Weiler says the agency also supports calls to increase tobacco taxes from P32.50 per pack to P90
Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes from P32.50 per pack to P90 will also discourage smoking and lessen incidents of tobacco-related diseases, says Health Secretary Duque
International Care Ministries raised millions of dollars for impoverished communities in the Philippines during its 2018 Stepping Free from Poverty banquet
The Department of Health wants excise tax on cigarettes to be increased to P90 per pack from the current P32.50
But the measure is still far from being enacted as lawmakers will have reconcile the different provisions of the Senate and House of Representatives versions
'Please take me seriously,' says Brandon Truaxe
Instead, make it work by ensuring that leaders deliver and citizens participate
Governments should go beyond the question of access and keep in mind that quality health care has nothing to do with anyone's capacity to pay
A 52-year-old woman working at the center has been arrested after the 3:30 am assault in the Queens borough of the city
But committee chair Senator JV Ejercito says the current squabble over Malacañang's decision to revoke Senator Antonio Trillanes' amnesty is 'affecting' the passage of bills
The Pope also says that access 'to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right' and deplored that for many it was 'difficult if not impossible'
Will our lawmakers seize this golden opportunity or will they resign us to a future of unintended consequences?