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GIVE BRGY HEALTH WORKERS 20% DISCOUNT – SALCEDA

A House of Representatives panel pushed for a 20-percent discount for barangay health workers (BHWs) to provide them proper compensation during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The House Ways and Means Committee approved the unnumbered substitute bill to several measures proposing for a Magna Carta for Barangay Health Workers. “Grant a 20 percent discount on […]

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SPIKE IN DENGUE CASES HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR HEALTH WORKERS IN EVERY BARANGAY — ARAGONES

Laguna 3rd District Rep. Sol Aragones said the country’s current struggle with the dengue outbreak highlights the need to mandate the inclusion of health workers in every barangay to aid the Department of Health (DOH) in its dengue prevention and management efforts. “The number of dengue cases, together with the other communicable and non-communicable diseases, […]

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INCREASE PAY OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS – GO

During the 86th National Annual Convention of the Philippine Public Health Association, Inc., Senator Bong Go vowed to push for the pay increase of public health professionals and other civilian government workers. Attending the event were professionals from the public health system including doctors, nurses, midwives, barangay health workers, sanitation inspectors, and administrative staff. “One […]