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RETURN CANCER FUND IN 2022 DOH BUDGET – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay slammed the removal of the line item for the country’s cancer fund for 2022 by the Department of Health, saying it was a “step back” after Congress “had gone through a lot of hoops to fully empower the national cancer control program”. “The DOH should have taken our cue when we allocated […]

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MAKE CANCER TREATMENT MORE EQUITABLE AND AFFORDABLE – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for the passage of a bill that seeks to make cancer treatment and care more equitable and affordable for all Filipinos. “Cancer pushes Filipino families deeper into poverty. The costs of screening and treatment are catastrophic. Since social safety nets are limited, patients and their families are forced to use […]