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SENATE UPGRADES PUBLIC ASSISTANCE CENTER – SOTTO

To provide better service to the Filipino people, especially the indigent and poor patients in need of medical assistance from the government, the Senate has upgraded its Public Assistance Center. The newly-renovated Public Assistance Center located near the main entrance gate was inaugurated with Senate President Vicente Sotto III, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and […]

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DUTERTE SIGNS MALASAKIT CENTER ACT – GO

Despite the threat of inclement weather brought by Typhoon Tisoy, Senator Bong Go pushed through to join the opening of the 52nd Malasakit Center in the country at the Ospital ng Malabon in Malabon City. The launch was led by Sec. Michael Lloyd Dino of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV), […]

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NURSES TO GET ANOTHER SALARY HIKE IN PROPOSED SSL – GO

Senator Bong Go has assured nurses that he will continue to prioritize their welfare and push for initiatives to improve quality and accessibility of healthcare services in the country. “Malaki ang diperensiya ng suweldo sa abroad at dito, pero nais kong dito na kayo magtrabaho para hindi kayo malayo sa mga pamilya ninyo,” Go said […]

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SENATE APPROVES MALASAKIT BILL ON FINAL READING – GO

The Senate has approved a bill seeking to institutionalize the establishment of Malasakit Centers or one-stop shop centers for medical and financial assistance in all 73 Department of Health (DOH)-run hospitals nationwide. Senator Bong Go, author and sponsor of Senate Bill No. 1076, otherwise known as the Malasakit Center Act of 2019, said the bill […]

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AMEND THE NATIONAL BUILDING CODE – GO

Senator Bong Go distributed grocery packs and financial aid in towns hardest hit by the subsequent magnitude 6.6 and magnitude 6.5 earthquakes that rocked North Cotabato and other parts of Mindanao on October 29 and 31, respectively. An earlier strong quake with a magnitude of 6.3 first hit the same areas last October 16. Straight […]

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PHILHEALTH, PRIVATE HOSPITALS TO RECONCILE UNPAID CLAIMS – GO

Senator Bong Go distributed cash assistance and grocery packs to victims of a recent fire that struck at 12th Street to 18th Street of Barangay Nazareth in Cagayan de Oro City. “Saad nako sa Pilipino, maski asa mo sa Pilipinas, basta kaya sa akong panahon ug kaya sa akong oras, adtoon gyud ta mo (I […]

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47TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN TAGUM CITY – GO

After two site visits in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur to extend aid to victims of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked some parts of Mindanao, Senator Bong Go attended the launching of the 47th Malasakit Center in the country at the Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Together with some […]

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DUTERTE REMAINS SUPPORTIVE OF THE PNP – GO

Showing his concern for his fellow Davaoeños, Senator Bong Go aided victims of a fire that struck SIR Phase 1, Brgy. 76-A, Bucana, in Davao City recently where he distributed food packs and some financial assistance. Go added that he is also providing school supplies and uniforms to affected school children so that they may […]

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PRACTICE OF HOSPITALS DETAINING PATIENTS HAS TO STOP – GO

Senator Bong Go during a Senate health committee hearing, has vowed to stop the illegal practice of detaining or refusing discharge of patients from confinement for their inability to settle their hospital bills. The public hearing took up Senate Bill (SB) No. 166 filed by Senator Risa Hontiveros which increases the penalties against institutions continuing […]

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‘REP. LAGMAN, DO NOT BE ANTI-POOR’ – GO SAYS ON MALASAKIT CENTERS

Responding to the criticisms made against Malasakit Centers by Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman, Senator Bong Go said it is Lagman, and not the Malasakit Centers, who is using medical assistance for political purposes. “Uulitin ko para sa ating mga kababayang nakikinig—pera po ninyo ito. Hindi ito pera ng sinumang opisyales. Pera ito ng […]