Opinion


Good pay for better health care: Leyte shows it can be done




Yellow Pad
Mario M. Galang


Posted on June 22, 2015


The provincial hospitals of Leyte before typhoon Yolanda struck the area in November 2013 had started drawing attention for their scheme to hike the pay of their physicians and staff despite the impediments. The pay of an obstetrician-gynecologist, for example, stood to rise for August 2013 by P166,000 at the lowest, or by more than P215,000 at the highest -- representing her combined share from poo