More patients seek medical care in Aklan hospitals, says governor

Florencio Miraflores

More patients are seeking medical attention in Aklan’s municipal hospitals after efforts of its local government to improve health facilities in isolated areas. Average occupancy in district and municipal hospitals rose from 49 percent in 2016 to 73 percent in June 2018, a statement from Gov. Florencio Miraflores on Saturday read.

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Pass universal healthcare bill, Palace urges Senate

MALACANANG on Thursday urged the Senate to pass the proposed measure aiming to provide universal healthcare coverage for Filipinos, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for its quick passage. In a radio interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque expressed hope that the Senate would “do the same” after the House of Representatives passed its version of the […]

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