August 04, 2015     Philippines
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Friday, July 31st, 2015

PhilHealth: The myth of universal health care under Aquino

A recent IBON study among PhilHealth beneficiaries reveals how health services in the country have deteriorated and become more costly for the public

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

‘Morong 43’ arrest, detention illegal — CHR

“This is a welcome development though it is five years late.”

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Health group calls for justice for slain Negros health worker, husband

“The attack against health workers is an affront to the people’s right to health.”

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Health workers call for wage hike, decry contractualization, privatization of health services

“The Aquino administration has never increased our salaries, and worse, the number of contractual health workers increased.”

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Health workers dance vs privatization, contractualization

Health workers from various regions joined the protest against the privatization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, and for wage hikes.

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Nurses launch campaign for salary hike, regular jobs

“We have the same calls since 1980s but the situation of nurses is still the same.”

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Community health nurses | Taking care of the poor and underserved

“For me, when a child says that she has not seen a nurse nor a doctor, that means that is where my services are needed.”

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

The worsening ‘toxic’ work condition of Filipino nurses

There are 200,000 unemployed nurses in the country. Yet those who work in government and private hospitals are overworked and underpaid.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Worsening health, hunger hound Lumad internal refugees in Agusan del Sur

Three children, with ages two to four, have died at the evacuation center.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Orthopedic Center employees, patients hold sit down strike

"We also need to live, we are also human." - Jay-R, wheelchair-bound patient

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Employees, patients of Orthopedic Hospital to set barricades

Employees and patients of the Philippine Orthopedic Center ask Health Secretary Janette Garin to stay true to her word that she will block the private takeover of the hospital.

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