DOH chief seeks higher sin taxes to fund new health care law

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:06:54 +0000

DOH chief seeks higher sin taxes to fund new health care law

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday called on Congress to raise the excise on tobacco and alcohol to finance the implementation of a newly signed law giving all Filipinos access to health care services.

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VAT-free diabetes, hypertension meds starting 2019 — DOF

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 02:14:39 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Starting January 1, 2019, Filipinos suffering from diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension will be able to buy cheaper medicines due to the provision of the tax reform law.

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