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MALASAKIT CENTER SERVES VALENZUELA CITY RESIDENTS

Barangay Arkong Bato in Valenzuela City has confronted a series of adversities, ranging from catastrophic fires to the enduring COVID-19 pandemic. In response to these challenges, the office of Senator Bong Go consistently rendered aid to the community. In the previous year, Go’s office extended essential support to victims of a residential fire. This year, […]

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PASSAGE OF REGIONAL SPECIALTY CENTERS ACT HAILED

AnaKalusugan Partylist Rep. Ray T. Reyes lauded the signing of Republic Act No. 11959 or the ‘Regional Specialty Centers Act’ which will establish and institutionalize specialty centers in all the regions across the country. “Ipinapakita lamang nito na prayoridad ng administrasyon ang pagkakaroon ng accessible at abot-kayang serbisyong pangkalusugan para sa lahat,” Reyes said. Under the […]

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MORE SPECIALIZED HEALTH CENTERS IN PROVINCES URGED

Anakalusugan Partylist Rep. Ray T. Reyes is calling for more specialized centers in provinces after a recent study showed that the Philippines has one of the lowest screening rates of breast and cervical cancer. “Marami sa ating mga kababayan sa probinsya ang walang access sa specialized medical services sa mga sakit na gaya ng cancer,” […]

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PHILHEALTH TO FORM 7 PRIMARY CARE NETWORKS

Five local government units and two private sector groups of clinics and doctors formally agreed with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to form the first seven primary care networks (PCNs) in the country. Doctors and clinics within these PCNs will start networking with each other to share resources with the patient’s welfare in mind.  […]

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PASS MORE LAWS FOR HEALTHCARE, SAYS ANAKALUSUGAN

Anakalusugan Partylist Rep. Ray T. Reyes believes the country’s Independence Day celebration should inspire lawmakers to craft and improve laws that will give Filipinos freedom from the financial burden of out-of-pocket spending for healthcare services. “Today we are celebrating our independence and this should inspire us lawmakers to craft laws that would free Filipinos from […]

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BONG GO BATS FOR MORE REGIONAL SPECIALTY CENTERS

Senator Bong Go, author and principal sponsor of the Regional Specialty Center bill, emphasized the significance of these facilities in providing accessible and specialized healthcare services to Filipinos across the country. In an interview after attending the groundbreaking for the Super Health Center in Digos City recently, Go explained that the primary objective of these […]

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CUA TO LGUS: HELP FUND REGIONAL SPECIALTY CENTERS

Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) president and Quirino Governor Dax Cua raised the possibility of local government units “chipping in” to help the implementation of a measure that establishes regional specialty centers across the country. “With the added funds from the Mandanas-Garcia ruling and devolution of health services, maybe LGUs per region […]

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OFW HOSPITAL IN SAN FERNANDO CITY GETS HOUSE OK

The House of Representatives approved a bill that will establish in San Fernando City in Pampanga a Level III hospital which will offer comprehensive health services to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), their legal dependents, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) contributors, and the general public.With an overwhelming 255 affirmative votes, the chamber approved on third and […]

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ANAKALUSUGAN PUSHES FOR GREATER HEALTHCARE ACCESS

One year into its term, AnaKalusugan Party-list remains focused on providing healthcare access to every Filipino. According to AnaKalusugan Party-list Representative Ray Reyes, AnaKalusugan conducted a total of 28 Medical Missions with more than 8000 beneficiaries across the country in the past year. The party-list will continue to push for its proposed nursing scholarship program as […]

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FULL SUPPORT FOR ORIENTAL MINDORO HEALTHCARE — GO

To ensure the efficient operations of Malasakit Centers, Senator Bong Go conducted a monitoring visit to one of the 157 Malasakit Centers in the country at Oriental Mindoro Provincial Hospital (OMPH) in Calapan City. During the inspection, Go personally checked the situation of the hospital’s staff and likewise thanked them for their hard work and […]