7 months DOH says suspension of PCSO operations has minimal impact in UHC funding MB
By Analou De Vera The Department of Health (DOH) said that the suspension of the gaming schemes of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) will only have a minimal impact on the implementation of Universal Health Care. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III(Photo by Jansen Romero/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that the PCSO’s contribution to the UHC funding is only at one percent. “Actually, the funds from PCSO will only be minimal. Even if you place it at P3 billion, out of the P257 billion, that’s just one percent,” said Duque. The health chief furthered that ... more