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MAY 2019 BRING GOOD HEALTH, PROSPERITY, HAPPINESS TO FILIPINOS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and senatoriable Bong Go went to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Malasakit Center and joined hospital employees, patients and watchers in welcoming the new year. Go surprised patients and their companions, hospital staff members, Malasakit Center staff members and patients’ watchers, tricycle drivers, and balut vendors nearby […]

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MALASAKIT CENTER TO OPEN IN PANGASINAN IN MARCH – GO

Pangasinenses in need of financial medical assistance will soon have a one-stop-shop as a ‘Malasakit Center’ will be launched in the province by March 2019. “Before, you have to spend a week in order to ask for help from different agencies such as PCSO, PAGCOR, DOH, DPWH and PhilHealth. But with the Malasakit Center, representatives […]

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CATER TO NEEDS OF THE POOR BY INSTITUTIONALIZING MALASAKIT CENTERS – GO

Municipal mayors in Cebu province have lauded the Malasakit Center project of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte as it brings government services closer to the poor and the marginalized, League of Municipalities of the Philippines-Cebu Chapter president Tuburan Mayor Aljun Diamante said. Diamante said the mayors in Cebu commended former Special Assistant to the […]

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I WILL CONTINUE THE BRAND OF PUBLIC SERVICE MY FATHER HAS BUILT – ANGARA

Banking on his proven track record and a promise to carry on his father’s legacy, Senator Sonny Angara filed his certificate of candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to seek another mandate in the 2019 midterm polls. “Ang aking track record ay pruweba ng ating malasakit, pagsisikap at paglilingkod para sa pamilyang Pilipino. Subok […]

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IMPROVE HEALTHCARE OF FILIPINO ELDERLY – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara stressed the necessity to improve the country’s ability to meet the healthcare needs of the Filipino elderly. Speaking at the 6th Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Angara said the country is facing a serious shortage of geriatricians or medical doctors who are specially trained to evaluate and […]

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DUTERTE TO URGE CONGRESS TO PASS UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE BILL IN 3RD SONA – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to certify as urgent the Universal Health Coverage bill, saying he is expecting the President to urge Congress to pass the measure in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA). “The President’s call would definitely help speed up the passage of this bill that aims to […]

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Womb-To-Crib Measure to Provide Fair Start in Life – ANGARA

  Senator Sonny Angara filed a measure that will ensure appropriate health care program for mothers and their children in their first 1,000 days. This developed as Angara urged his fellow senators to show their care for Filipino mothers by ensuring the smooth and prompt approval of the “First 1,000 Days Act” (SBN 136) bill […]

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Wider Access to Mental Health Care Needed – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has joined the calls for the immediate passage of a bill that aims to establish a national mental health policy in the country to ensure that mental health care is made available even to ordinary Filipinos. In his co-sponsorship speech of Senate Bill 1354, Angara stressed that the government should heed the […]