1 month Better health care for cancer patients ensured as cancer law’s IRR signed MB
By Betheena Unite Access to more responsive and affordable health care services for cancer patients in the Philippines is expected to be achieved as the implementing rules and regulations of the National Integrated Cancer Control Act (NICCA) has been signed. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III(Photo by Jansen Romero/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE) The cancer law’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR) was signed on August 9 to ensure the provision of quality health services and financial risk protection to cancer patients. “The NICCA endeavors to prevent and control cancer and improve cancer survivorship by scaling up essential programs and increasing investments for all our efforts across the entire cancer ... more