universal health coverage - updates

Rappler's latest stories on universal health coverage


House passes bill giving all Filipinos health insurance

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:41 PM

A counterpart measure seeking universal health coverage Bill Number 1458 is pending before the Senate

PUBLIC HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL? The Philippine General Hospital in Manila. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rising migration demands 'roaming' health coverage

Aug 12, 2017 - 11:07 AM

ASEAN can be act as a launching pad for roaming coverage as does the EU which allows roaming health coverage for any EU citizen in any EU country

PUBLIC HEALTH. Nurses tend to a woman at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila. File photo by AFP

Recto: Help prevent 'mass retrenchment' in DOH

Nov 12, 2016 - 11:42 AM

Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto says the health department s proposed 2017 budget will lead to a drastic downsizing of health personnel under the department s Rural Health Practice Program

Leveraging conditional cash transfers for universal health coverage

Mar 07, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Conditional cash transfers CCT are a stepping stone to universal health coverage not just help for individual families

A CCT beneficiary shows his card. Photo courtesy ADB

Scaling up national health insurance to deliver universal health coverage

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Although there is no single path to success a growing number of countries have enjoyed good results with social health insurance

A pharmaceutical dispensary in a public clinic in Bandung, Indonesia. Image courtesy ADB

Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV

Jul 02, 2015 - 9:59 AM

This is a major victory in our long fight against HIV and sexually transmitted infections and an important step towards having an AIDS free generation

Philhealth to launch machine-readable cards in August

Aug 01, 2012 - 6:35 PM

By August Philhealth will start issuing machine readable cards

JUST SWIPE IT. Philhealth President Eduardo Banzon shows off the new Philhealth cards which will be released to members beginning August 2012.