Category: Health

PhilHealth’s P930M debt to PH Red Cross will be paid, Duterte assures

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday assured that the government will pay Philippine Health Corporation’s (PhilHealth) P930-million debt to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) over COVID-19 tests. “Ditong Red Cross, ‘wag ka mag-alala, mabayaran ‘to. Just looking for a way to present the solution to COA [Commission on Audit] pati sa [Department of] […]

‘Nakaligtaan?’: ’Insufficient’ funding for COVID-19 vaccine dismays Quimbo

Photo from Teacher Stella Quimbo Facebook MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker has expressed her disappointment over the insufficient fund allocation for the procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine to cover 20 million Filipinos, saying the government seemed to have forgotten to earmark enough money for the pandemic response next year. During House plenary deliberations on the […]

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