Need for Magna Carta of Patient Rights & Obligations pushed

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

In the wake of the controversy over Dengvaxia, a vaccine to prevent and contain dengue spread in the country, Rep. Bernadette Herrera Dy of Bagong Henerasyon Partylist and chairman of the committee on public information, pushed for the Magna Carta on Patients’ Rights and Obligations, a measure she authored at the lower chamber.

 

In a statement, Herrera-Dy said the “unraveling Dengvaxia debacle clearly shows the need for and effective enforcement of a Magna Carta of Patient Rights and Obligations as embodied in House Bill 1038 which I authored and filed.”

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Martin and Lani jam for a colleague’s wife struck with TB meningitis

 

 

By Boy Villasanta

 

Lani Misalucha and Ricky Topacio

 

Pop superstars Martin Nievera and Lani Misalucha were generous enough to share their talents for the medical expenses of Joy Laygo, wife of singer and member of the popular Society of Seven Michael Laygo.

 

Their jamming session with other artists in the US was successful it gathered enough funds to sustain the hospital bills and other treatment receipts of Joy who had been diagnosed with TB meningitis.

 

Held at the Fiesta Filipina Cuisine in 8545 W Warm Springs Road in Las Vegas, Nevada, Martin and Lani helped…

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Lorna Tolentino shares triple birthdays with 2 special persons

 

By Boy Villasanta

 

Lorna Tolentino

 

On December 22, actress Lorna Tolentino will celebrate another milestone in her life—her birthday which will coincide with the celebration of the Parade of Stars of the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival.

 

Her close friends say Lorna’s birthday will be quieter this time unlike in the past when she threw big parties to showbiz folks. In so many ways as well, her friends will surely celebrate her special day with her.

 

Although LT has no entry to this year’s festival of Filipino films, she nevertheless has the most wonderful movie she…

Read more: Lorna Tolentino shares triple birthdays with 2 special persons

Bong Revilla hopes to entertain guests at Cavite mansion this Christmas

 

 

 

By Boy Villasanta

 

Should the court grant his Christmas wish, Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. will be entertaining guests at the family mansion in Imus, Cavite.

This was announced by one of his staff when we visited the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame Sunday afternoon. Mario Maderal, one of Ramon’s trusted retinue during visitation schedules, said that Revilla was praying that he granted a Christmas furlough.

“Sana naman po, makalabas siya sa Christmas. Mahigpit po talaga dito sa detention kaya sa Cavite mansion na lang tayo magkita-kita (I hope he is able to claim…

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P1-B MICRO LOAN

 


CONSISTENT with the initiatives of President Rodrigo Duterte to help small and medium entrepreneurs throughout the country, the national government has allotted P1 billion for next year to provide micro enterprises an alternative source of financing that is easy to access and at a reasonable interest.
The funding will be released through the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp.), the micro-financing arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
“The President has vowed to provide affordable micro-loans for micro entrepreneurs and we are here to deliver this promise through the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3),” DTI-Regional Operations…

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