Ahead of the Senate budget briefing of the Department of Health (DOH) and its attached agencies, Senator Win Gatchalian said he will seek updates on the rollout of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth) packages for mental health illnesses.
Senator Win Gatchalian said that the signing of the Regional Specialty Centers Act (Republic Act No. 11959) is one step closer to making specialized health services more accessible to Filipinos.
Amid the country’s persisting low child immunization coverage that increases the country’s risk of disease outbreaks, Senator Win Gatchalian continues his push for the creation of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines.
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the Senate’s third reading approval of the “Regional Specialty Centers Act,” a move that he says would increase Filipinos’ access to affordable and quality specialized healthcare services.
Amid the celebration of the World Immunization Week this last week of April, Senator Win Gatchalian continues his push to strengthen local vaccine development through the creation of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines.
Amid delays in the arrival of the COVID-19 bivalent vaccines in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the need to boost local capacity on vaccine development through the creation of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines (VIP).
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the creation of a Center for Disease Prevention and Control, which will be at the forefront of government response during health crises similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to ramp up their programs to increase immunization coverage and prevent the outbreak of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the next administration to address stunting among Filipino children, which has long-term consequences on their growth and development.