Category: Health

‘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 […]

Over 15.2 million Filipinos remain unregistered— PhilHealth

Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) Member Management Group Vice President Oscar Abadu Jr. FILE PHOTO / Joseph Vidal / Senate PRIB MANILA, Philippines — Over 15.2 million Filipinos, or around 14% of the country’s total population, remain unregistered in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). According to PhilHealth Vice President for Member Management Oscar Abadu […]

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