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130TH MALASAKIT CENTER IN BATAC, ILOCOS NORTE

Senator Bong Go expressed his firm commitment to make quality healthcare in the country affordable and accessible during the launch of the country’s 130th Malasakit Center at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center in Batac City, Ilocos Norte recently. This is the second Malasakit Center in the province and fifth in the region, […]

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122ND MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN MASBATE – GO

Senator Bong Go congratulated the people of Masbate province for the launch of the country’s 122nd Malasakit Center held at the Masbate Provincial Hospital in Masbate City recently, which he personally attended as part of his continued commitment to improving access to and delivery of public health services. This is the first Malasakit Center in […]

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105TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN PALO, LEYTE – GO

Senator Bong Go praised the courage of the Visayan medical frontliners who volunteered to be deployed in Metro Manila during his speech at the launch of the country’s 105th Malasakit Center at the Schistosomiasis Control and Research Hospital in Palo, Leyte. “Maraming salamat sa mga Bisaya sa inyong pagmamalasakit at pagpapadala ng medical workers sa […]

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GO: DOFIL WILL STRENGTHEN OFW PROTECTION

Expressing his gratitude over the successful repatriation of Malik Darimbang, an overseas Filipino worker who was stuck in Saudi Arabia for six years due to a legal battle, Senator Bong Go met with Darimbang and renewed his push for the passage of his priority bill creating the Department of Overseas Filipinos (DOFil). “Masaya ako na […]

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DUTERTE CERTIFIES OFW DEP’T BILL AS URGENT – GO

Senator Bong Go lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to certify as urgent a bill creating a separate department for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Go, a principal author of Senate Bill No. 1949, also known as the “Department of Overseas Filipinos Act of 2020”, said the proposed department would ensure efficient and more responsive delivery of government […]

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89TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN DIGOS CITY – GO

The 89th Malasakit Center in the country opened at the Davao del Sur Provincial Hospital (DSPH) in Digos City.Senator Bong Go, who led the center’s opening, described it as a one-stop-shop facility that caters to the medical needs, especially of the “poorest of the poor” in Davao del Sur province. “This is for the people […]

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FORM INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE VS CORRUPTION – GO

Senator Bong Go said he will be recommending to President Rodrigo Duterte the creation of an inter-agency task force that will employ a whole-of-government approach in the ongoing efforts to end deep-rooted and systemic corruption plaguing the whole bureaucracy. This came after reports of continuing prevalent corruption in numerous agencies, including the Department of Public […]

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‘BALIK PROBINSYA’ PROGRAM PAVES WAY FOR AGRI INDUSTRIALIZATION – DAR

The Department of Agriculture supports the implementation of the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2)” program as it will not only decongest Metro Manila and ensure balanced regional development and equitable distribution of wealth, resources and opportunities, but also pave the way for the modernization and industrialization of the Philippine countryside. “We commend Senator Lawrence ‘Bong’ […]

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SENATE TO PROBE HOSPITALS THAT WILL REFUSE PATIENTS – GO

Senator Bong Go has assured that he will start an investigation of hospitals that allegedly have refused to administer emergency care to critically-ill patients amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis in the country. “Papaimbestigahan ko ito bilang chairperson ng Committee on Health sa Senado. Ipatatawag natin ang mga ospital na ito sa tamang panahon (I will investigate this as chairperson […]

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GO TREATS KIDS FROM QUAKE-HIT NORTH COTABATO WITH DAVAO TOUR

To help ease the trauma caused by the series of earthquakes that shook Cotabato and Davao, Senator Bong Go treated some 200 kids from North Cotabato to a tour of Davao City.The tour was an earlier promise by Go to the children when he visited North Cotabato on November 22. During the tour, the children […]