CGH sets for expansion

AFTER upgrading its medical equipment and facilities by acquiring state-of-the-art technologies around the globe, Chinese General Hospital is putting up a medical school in 2017 to produce more doctors and specialists needed for its expanding medical facility in Manila.

Depending on how fast it gets the required permits and licenses from both national and local governments, the medical learning institution is expected to beef up the practitioners at the current 700-bed facility (100 beds of which are dedicated to charity patients) so that they have a ready place to train in-house during internship and get priority in being hired by…

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SC asked to stop 500,000 abortions yearly

SOME alarming statistics relative to population growth and teenage pregnancies have surfaced during the recent National Family Planning Conference, thus strengthening the arguments by reproductive health advocates for the lifting of temporary restraining order (TRO) imposed by the Supreme Court on Reproductive Health law.

Citing the 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey, Dr. Juan Antonio Perez III, POPCOM executive director said that 500 teenage Filipinas get pregnant every day since 2011, exposing them to the risks of abortion and childbirth complications. 

The study also revealed that there 500,000 unsafe abortions occur in the country every year even as more…

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Doc meted 7 years over unremitted SSS contributions

A DERMATOLOGY clinic owner was convicted by the Regional Trial Court of Quezon City for failure to remit nearly P2 million in Social Security System (SSS) monthly contributions of his employees in direct violation of Republic Act 8282 or otherwise known as Social Security Act of 1997.

SSS Assistant Vice President for Operations Legal Department Renato Jacinto S. Cuisia said that Dr. Joel C. Mendez, owner of the Weigh Less Center located at Farmer's Plaza in Cubao, was sentenced to a jail term ranging from six years and one day to seven years as maximum.

“The court also directed Dr.…

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‘Good Samaritans’ urged to make street kids safe this Christmas

SOCIAL Welfare Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo has a reminder for the public especially the ‘Good Samaritans’ this coming Christmas season:  discourage street kids from begging by refraining from alms-giving.

“Let us make this Christmas season a safe season for street kids and discourage them from continuing mendicancy where they can seriously injure themselves by jumping from one public utility vehicle to another or by tapping the windows of privately-owned vehicles,” Taguiwalo said.

“The Department and its attached agencies continue to advocate the ‘Anti-Mendicancy Law’ that penalizes anyone who gives alms to mendicants or street kids. This Christmas season will not…

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Grace wants to protect all media sources

THE Senate committee on public information and mass media chaired by Sen. Grace Poe has approved in principle legislative measures seeking to amend Republic Act No 53, as amended—also called the Shield or Sotto Law that protects print journalists from revealing their sources—to include broadcast and online media practitioners.

The measures—Senate Bill Nos. 6 and 486 filed separately by Senators Vicente Sotto III and Antonio Trillanes IV—breezed through a public hearing presided over by Poe, as she assured a committee report and the consolidated bill will be presented to the floor in two weeks.

Under RA No. 53, also dubbed…

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