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From 60 to 105 days: Duterte signs into law expanded maternity leave

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the expanded maternity leave bill into law, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

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WHO lauds signing of ‘landmark’ health care act

The World Health Organization on Thursday welcomed the passage of the Universal Health Care Act, which would enable Filipinos to have access to quality health services at lesser cost. .....»»

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Labor department lacks inspectors to ensure occupational safety

Regional Director Exequiel Guzman admits that they have only 15 to 16 labor inspectors all over the region that are supposed to be ensuring that labor laws like the occupational health and safety standards are being followed by companies and employers......»»

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OPAV, DOH-7 Launch Measles Vaccination Info Drive

To counter the misconceptions about vaccines, the Department of Health (DOH)-7 here in partnership with the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) launched an information caravan on measles and mass vaccination at Barangay Duljo-Fatima, here. The caravan dubbed “Pabakuna Ta Alang sa Luwas ug Himsog nga Panglawas Ta” aims to increase the […].....»»

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[ANALYSIS] Universal healthcare: Why we’re still not quite there yet

  We’re unarguably closer to providing universal healthcare for all Filipinos. But there is still a long way to go. On Wednesday, February 20, President Duterte signed into law the Universal Health Care Act which signifies a landmark in healthcare reform in the country. For starters, it automatically enrolls all ........»»

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Panelo says Catriona Gray may be misinformed about bill on criminal liability age

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo urged Miss Universe Catriona Gray to study the bill lowering the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 12 years old, saying her recent remarks about it may have been "misinformed." "She should be educated on the – hindi, ........»»

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Taiwan unveils long-awaited gay marriage bill

TAIPEI, Taiwan (UPDATED) – Taiwan's ruling party unveiled its latest attempt to create Asia's first gay marriage law on Thursday, February 21, a bill offering same-sex couples "permanent unions" as well as limited adoption rights, despite stiff opposition from conservatives. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has had a stuttering and troubled ........»»

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Duterte signs expanded maternity leave, says former top aide

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that would provide 105 to 120 days of paid maternity leave for working mothers in both government and private sectors. Former…READ The post Duterte signs expanded maternity leave, says former top aide appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Duterte signs expanded maternity leave, says former top aide

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that would provide 105 to 120 days of paid maternity leave for working mothers in both government and private sectors. Former…READ The post Duterte signs expanded maternity leave, says former top aide appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Health care law signed

Health care law signed.....»»

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Duterte signs Universal Health Care law

Duterte signs Universal Health Care law.....»»

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Duterte signs law providing health care to all

President Duterte led yesterday the ceremonial signing of the Universal Health Law and the Revised Corporation Code, among other measures, at Malacañang......»»

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How Beauty makes her marriage work

  "Ask me again after a year or two," says Beauty Gonzalez as to whether she plans to have another baby now that her daughter Olivia is already 3 years old.   "Of course I've been thinking about it, and I want to be honest---for now, the answer is 'no,'" the 27-year-old actress said during a media gathering to launch her family as endorsers of the skin care brand Moringa O2.   Beauty admits that she thought hard before agreeing to sign up Olivia to be a product endorser, "because we don't want to pressure her. We don't want her to feel overwhelmed."   The first-time, "very protective" mom explains: "She doesn't feel comfortable being in front ...Keep on reading: How Beauty makes her marriage work.....»»

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US Doctors Over-prescribed Deadly Drug: Fentanyl

Fentanyl, a highly dangerous painkiller at the heart of the US opioid epidemic, has been over-prescribed by doctors, according to a report Tuesday that accused health authorities and manufacturers of being too lax in their oversight. The drug is a synthetic opioid up to 100 times more powerful than morphine and which is largely sold on the black market. But it is prescribed in certain cases of cancer under what are supposed to be very tight restrictions, in the form of lozenges, lollipops or sprays under the tongue. It is supposed to be used only on cancer patients for whom other opioid painkillers have been insufficient. The report in Journal of the American Medical Association, o...Keep on reading: US Doctors Over-prescribed Deadly Drug: Fentanyl.....»»

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Gatchalian asks CHEd for report on NSTP review

MANILA, Philippines --- Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian has asked the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to submit a report of the review of the National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act. (Republic Act No. 9163). On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Education held an inquiry on the Citizen Armed Force or Armed Forces of the Philippines Reservist Act (Senate Bill No. 189), which seeks to revive the mandatory Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program for students Grades 11 and 12. READ: Duterte approves revival of mandatory ROTC for Grades 11, 12 In 2002, ROTC was made optional through the NSTP Act. Calls to abolish the ROTC were fueled by the killing of University of...Keep on reading: Gatchalian asks CHEd for report on NSTP review.....»»

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DOH: Patient at RITM tests negative for MERS

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Wednesday night, February 20, that the patient suspected to have MERS or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus tested negative for the virus. DOH Calabarzon Regional Director Eduardo Janairo confirmed this in a text message to Rappler. He said: "Negative. We are now ........»»

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Duterte signs universal health care bill into law

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the universal healthcare bill into law. .....»»

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Duterte signs Integrated Cancer Control law Manila Bulletin News

Duterte signs Integrated Cancer Control law Manila Bulletin MANILA - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill institutionalizing a 'national integrated' program to control canc.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 20th, 2019Related News

Dengue Kills 28 in Just 2 Months This Year in Central Visayas

28 have died of complication from the dengue virus in just the first two months of this year in Central Visayas, more than doubled than the number last 2018 in the same period. There have been 3,681 dengue cases from January 1 to February 16 in this year according to the Department of Health Region […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 20th, 2019Related News

Justice wants libel ruling overturned

WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her. Thomas took aim at New York Times v. Sullivan and similar cases that followed it, […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 20th, 2019Related News