7 days Sen. Binay urges DOH to tap funds for Cancer Assistance program and fast track Cancer Act implementation MB
Senator Nancy Binay on Thursday appealed to the Department of Health (DOH) to fast track the full implementation of the National Integrated Cancer Control Act (NICCA) and immediately look for ways to fund its cancer assistance program. Senator Nancy Binay (Senate of the Philippines / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Binay noted that more than a year has passed since the NICCA’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR) were signed yet cancer patients have yet to benefit from the law that was specially crafted for them. The senator, one of the authors of the law, said she is disappointed at ... more