While public hospitals are understaffed, government fails to fill some 20,000 vacancies for health workers.
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The 2018 budget for public hospitals was cut by P1.5 billion.
There are 200,000 unemployed nurses in the country. Yet those who work in government and private hospitals are overworked and underpaid.
It was just hard not to hear them — their voices were becoming more and more distinct.
By INA ALLECO SILVERIO
“Under the Aquino administration, public health services are no longer free but they come for a fee.” – Alliance of Health Workers
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com Main story: Approved 2012 budget skewed vs peoples’ needs MANILA — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino criticized the Congress-ratified 2012 national budget of P1.816 trillion ($41.61 billion) as “unhealthy and ignorant” because it gave Filipino a mere P1.25 ($.03) for health and P6.55 ($.15) for education per day. “The…
Lung Center employees demand their rightful benefits Halloween trick-or-treat style
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By MARYA SALAMAT
The House of Representatives approved a P200m ($4.6m) addition to the DOH budget and P400m ($9.2m) for government-owned and controlled corporation hospitals, as a result of the intense campaign of progressive health groups for a higher health budget.
By MARYA SALAMAT
In a study of the proposed 2012 health budget conducted by the Coalition for Health Budget Increase (CHBI), it found out that the increases in the health budget only “define the Aquino Health Agenda of privatization and commercialization of public health care which will further jeopardize the health of the people.”