A party-list lawmaker on Thursday appealed to Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman to include full funding for the increased pension of indigent senior citizens in the proposed budget for 2024.
MANILA—The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution urging relevant government agencies to implement the guidelines on the application of discounts granted to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) for all online transactions.
The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) has expressed its support for the pediatric vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years old against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
MANILA—A measure seeking to grant additional benefits to Filipino centenarians hurdled third reading approval at the House of Representatives.
MANILA—A National Center for Geriatric Health and Research Institute (NCGHRI) will soon be created to ensure that holistic health services are available to all senior citizens all over the country.
PROMOTING and preserving indigenous and traditional writing systems would help in the country’s resurgence.
MANILA—A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday urged local government units (LGUs) to allow walk-in vaccinations for senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and immunocompromised individuals.
A LAWMAKER has prodded the Education Department to provide teachers with special risk allowance, as pilot face-to-face classes in select areas in the country have already commenced.
MANILA—A House of Representatives panel on Monday approved a measure that would increase the discount granted to senior citizens on their monthly electric and water consumption and exempt such bills from value-added tax.
THE House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading the proposed “Amended Higher Education Act” that will further strengthen the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
MANILA—The chairman of the House Committee on Senior Citizens on Wednesday said the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) should authorize barangays to serve as registration centers so that elderly Filipinos can be registered with PhilHealth conveniently.