7 months Ejercito vows to push for better pay, benefits for brgy health workers, nutrition scholars MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito on Thursday assured barangay health workers (BHWs) and nutrition scholars (BNSs) that he would push for the institutionalization of their compensation and benefits. Senator JV Ejercito (Tony Pionilla / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Ejercito said institutionalizing the compensation of BHWs and BNSs and their benefits are now possible since the Universal Health Care (UHC) is already a law. In a speech before 8,000 BHWs and BNSs in Batangas City, Ejercito hailed their commitment to their task and for their significant roles in terms of health protection and promotion at the grassroots level. ... more