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privatization of health services

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Health for sale

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com MANILA –When the Aquino administration took over the reins of government, the public health system was festering and the poor’s access to essential health services has been getting worse. Ibon Foundation’s data showed that only two out of 10 among the poor have access to free

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Opposition vs. privatizing public health care snowballs

By CONG B. CORRALES Bulatlat.com CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Opposition to a proposed law, aimed at turning public hospitals into government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) has snowballed, here. This, despite its proponents’ claim that the bill...

Friday, November 16th, 2012

One million signatures against privatization


One million signatures against privatization (Text and photos by Anne Marxze D. Umil / Bulatlat.com)

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Privatization of health services, a life and death issue for poor Filipinos

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com Government health workers have been consistently sounding the alarm, especially these past few weeks, regarding the Aquino government’s plans to privatize the provision of health services. They have been holding lunch break pickets...

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Stop privatizing public health services, facilities!

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star In the nine years (ending in 2010) that I served as legislator in the House of Representatives, I devoted considerable time and efforts to three advocacies:...

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