5 months Robredo laments the more pressing problem of ‘poverty, hunger, and malnutrition’ MB
By Raymund Antonio Despite gains in health governance, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Wednesday Filipinos still lack access to health services, which means poverty is the bigger war they are facing. Vice President Leni Robredo (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN) Robredo, an advocate of the poor, considers “poverty, hunger, and malnutrition” a more pressing problem given the current state of public health in the country. “While we look at your accomplishments in health governance, we cannot deny the unfortunate reality: access to quality basic medical services remains an elusive dream for many Filipinos,” she lamented. “Medicines are too expensive ... more