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Bill seeks more comprehensive control of drug, medical equipment prices

A LEGISLATOR has filed a bill seeking to lower the price of medicines and medical equipment.

UHC Law will take 3 or more years to implement, says...

PHILHEALTH President Ricardo Morales admits that nationwide implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will take a few years to take effect, citing funding and capability issues.

Measuring our UHC progress

WHERE is the Philippines now in its journey to Universal Health Care (UHC)? This was the critical question that Dr. Gundo Aurel Weiler, Country Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO), answered during the recent “Health for Juan and Juana: Moving Forward with the Philippine Health Agenda” forum.

What UHC is, what it is not

At least 400 million people have no access to essential health services, and 40% of the world’s population lack social protection, resulting in financial...