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DOH HONORS PERLAS AS BAYANI NG KALUSUGAN ON BLACK MONDAY

DOH HONORS PERLAS AS BAYANI NG KALUSUGAN ON BLACK MONDAY

VOWS FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND REVIEW OF MAGNA CARTA FOR HEALTH WORKERS IN HARDSHIP POSTS 6 March 2017   “DOH is one with all health workers nationwide in mourning the untimely death of Dr Dreyfus Perlas, a true Bayani ng Kalusugan, who embodies the passion, idealism, humility and selfless service for the poor and marginalized communities.  He is a rarity now in public health thus this is a great loss for ...

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DOH Opens Symposium on Rare Diseases

DOH Opens Symposium on Rare Diseases

Negosentro.com – In line with the passage of the Rare Disease Act of the Philippines (RA 10747), the Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (UP NHI) launched the 1st Philippine Rare Disease Symposium with the theme: “Working Together for Better Care.” The symposium aims to gather the representatives of relevant public and private stakeholders to create awareness and understanding of ...

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Central Luzon Dangerous Drug Abuse Summit: Early Wins on War Against Drugs

Central Luzon Dangerous Drug Abuse Summit: Early Wins on War Against Drugs

Manila, Philippines – In the context of public health and to limit the harm to people who are affected by drug use and dependence, their families, and the rest of the community, it is upon the Department of Health (DOH) and its partner agencies to come up with strategies to address the high influx of drug users who surrendered and help in the process of rehabilitation and reintegration back to ...

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GSIS slates release of cash benefit to members Jan. 6 to 31

GSIS slates release of cash benefit to members Jan. 6 to 31

State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has started releasing last January 6 a total amount of Php185 million in cash benefit for its members. “The total cash benefit this year is far lower than the Php848 million GSIS released last year due to the decreased net income from Php140 billion in 2014 to Php47 billion in 2015,”  Officer-in-Charge and concurrent Senior Vice President for NCR Operations Nora Malubay-Saludares ...

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GSIS offers emergency loan to members in Maguindanao

GSIS offers emergency loan to members in Maguindanao

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked around Php14 million in emergency loan for some 300 active members and old-age pensioners in Datu Piang, Maguindanao who were affected by flash floods that hit the municipality in November. The deadline for loan application is December 27, 2016. Emergency loan is payable in 36 equal monthly installments at 6 percent interest rate per annum computed in advance. It is covered by a ...

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JULY 2016: National Disaster Consciousness Month

JULY 2016: National Disaster Consciousness Month

Mary Rae Floresca | Negosentro.com This July, we’re remembering the National Disaster Consciousness Month. In line with this, let’s do a recap on what is this month’s about and quick tips on what to do in case of natural and man-made disasters. National Disaster Consciousness month aims to increase the awareness of Filipinos on natural and man-made tragedies, such as flood, earthquake or fire. It also hopes to ensure that ...

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SSS covers PAG-ASA, PHIVOLCS and EMB job order workers

SSS covers PAG-ASA, PHIVOLCS and EMB job order workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has signed agreements with three national government agencies (NGA) for the coverage of 310 workers hired as job order (JO) or contractual workers of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB). SSS Professionals Sector Department Manager Noel L. Coyupan said that the signed SSS agreements formalize the inclusion of these ...

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GSIS allots Php533M in emergency loan in Palawan, Misamis towns

GSIS allots Php533M in emergency loan in Palawan, Misamis towns

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) allotted close to Php533 million in emergency loan for members and pensioners who were affected by El Niño in Palawan and municipalities of Sinacaban in Misamis Occidental and Tagoloan in Misamis Oriental. A total of 15,404 and 584 active members in Palawan and two Misamis municipalities, respectively, may apply for a Php20,000 loan as first-time borrowers.  The 4,251 members with existing emergency loans in ...

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Good News: National Museum announces “permanent” FREE admission

Good News: National Museum announces “permanent” FREE admission

Nadj Villaver | Negosentro.com No excuses not to visit our very own National Museum, because starting today, July 1, 2016, admission to the National Museum is free of charge.  The announcement was made after the Board of trustees of the National Museum had officially passed the policy allowing free general admission. The main goal of the policy was to build upon significant spikes in viewership, especially among younger Filipinos. Previously, the museum charges Php 50.00 for ...

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GSIS PGM Vergara receives Presidential Medal of Merit

GSIS PGM Vergara receives Presidential Medal of Merit

GSIS President and General Manager Robert G. Vergara is one of the Aquino Administration’s senior officials who received the distinguished Presidential Medal of Merit, during the conferment of Presidential awards to various heads of departments and agencies, held at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall in Malacañang Palace on Thursday. The Medal of Merit is “granted to those who have rendered outstanding service to the President.” The President also conferred  to several Cabinet ...

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GSIS offers emergency loan in Zambo areas

GSIS offers emergency loan in Zambo areas

Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) allotted more than Php116 million emergency loan for its active members and old-age pensioners in the entire province of Zamboanga del Norte, R. T. Lim in Zamboanga Sibugay, and Dimataling in Zamboanga del Sur due to the ill effects of El Niño. A total of 1,224 members in Zamboanga del Norte who are borrowing for the first time may avail of a Php20,000 emergency loan, ...

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GSIS Reveals 2016 Art Tilt Winners

GSIS Reveals 2016 Art Tilt Winners

The Government Service insurance System (GSIS) has announced the new crop of winning artists of the 2016 art competition on Monday at the GSIS head office in Pasay City. Winners for the representational category are Wilfredo Cañete Jr. of Minglanilla, Cebu for his work entitled “Fused Dimensions” (1st prize), Roman Angelo R. Cruz of Taytay, Rizal for “History of Art: The Avant Garde – One Subject Different Approach” (2nd prize), and Edu Perreras of Angeles City, ...

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