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Senate Bill No. 2561 – Child Nutrition Law OF 2010

October 12, 2010

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MANDATORY NATIONWIDE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND BARANGAY DAY CARE CENTERS, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the Committee (10/12/2010)
http://senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=15&q=SBN-2561
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SBN-2561 (as filed)

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Loren Shares Her Journey as United Nations Envoy; Launches Book on Redefining Development

October 9, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, APPOINTED REGIONAL CHAMPION FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC BY THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY ON DISASTER REDUCTION, IS LAUNCHING A UNITED NATIONS BOOK ENTITLED REDEFINING DEVELOPMENT ON OCTOBER 11, 2010, MONDAY AT THE MAKATI SHANGRI-LA HOTEL.
In this book, Senator Legarda recounts her journey on the international level as she leads the campaign for decisive action towards reducing our vulnerability to disasters and building resilience to the ill effects […]

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Loren Shares Her Journey as United Nations Envoy; Launches Book on Redefining Development

October 9, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, APPOINTED REGIONAL CHAMPION FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC BY THE UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY ON DISASTER REDUCTION, IS LAUNCHING A UNITED NATIONS BOOK ENTITLED REDEFINING DEVELOPMENT ON OCTOBER 11, 2010, MONDAY AT THE MAKATI SHANGRI-LA HOTEL.
In this book, Senator Legarda recounts her journey on the international level as she leads the campaign for decisive action towards reducing our vulnerability to disasters and building resilience to the ill effects […]

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Loren Changes The Game In Asia In The Global Pursuit Of Green and Sustainable Development

October 8, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL CHAMPION FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, CALLS ON WORLD LEADERS AND POLICY MAKERS TO REDEFINE DEVELOPMENT, COMMIT ANEW AND INVEST MORE IN REDUCING DISASTER RISKS, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
“We need to finally change the game as disasters and climate change have revealed our socio-economic vulnerabilities,” Legarda explains. “Though twelve months have passed, just revisiting the impacts of Ondoy, Pepeng and Santi still causes […]

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Loren Changes The Game In Asia In The Global Pursuit Of Green and Sustainable Development

October 8, 2010

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA, UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL CHAMPION FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, CALLS ON WORLD LEADERS AND POLICY MAKERS TO REDEFINE DEVELOPMENT, COMMIT ANEW AND INVEST MORE IN REDUCING DISASTER RISKS, IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
“We need to finally change the game as disasters and climate change have revealed our socio-economic vulnerabilities,” Legarda explains. “Though twelve months have passed, just revisiting the impacts of Ondoy, Pepeng and Santi still causes […]

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Loren’s Good News! – Primary Health Care Training For Barangay Health Workers, Universal Healthcare Coverage in 2011

October 7, 2010

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE “MANDATORY UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE COVERAGE ACT OF 2010” FOR THE FIVE MILLION MOST INDIGENT FAMILIES WILL BE PARTIALLY IMPLEMENTED IN 2011, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID.
“It was with the intention to give more in health benefits especially to those who have less that I have pushed for these bills and I laud the receptiveness of the Department of Health. ”
Legarda emphasized the […]

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Legarda Honors Mom through Medical Missions for Cancer Patients

October 7, 2010

ON THE OCCASION OF OCTOBER BEING CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, THE BESSIE B. LEGARDA FOUNDATION FOUNDED BY SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA IN HONOR OF HER MOTHER WHO PASSED AWAY DUE TO BREAST CANCER, WILL CONDUCT A MEDICAL MISSION DURING THE “STAY PINK, LIVE GREEN” WOMAN TODAY’S 10TH BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ADVOCACY EVENT, OCTOBER 7, 2010 AT THE TRINOMA MALL, QUEZON CITY.
The Bessie B. Legarda Foundation will provide the following services:
*Free Medical Check-up
*Breast Cancer Screening/Breast Examination
*Blood Pressure and Blood […]

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Loren’s Good News! – Primary Health Care Training For Barangay Health Workers, Universal Healthcare Coverage in 2011

October 7, 2010

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE “MANDATORY UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE COVERAGE ACT OF 2010” FOR THE FIVE MILLION MOST INDIGENT FAMILIES WILL BE PARTIALLY IMPLEMENTED IN 2011, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA SAID.
“It was with the intention to give more in health benefits especially to those who have less that I have pushed for these bills and I laud the receptiveness of the Department of Health. ”
Legarda emphasized the […]

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Legarda Honors Mom through Medical Missions for Cancer Patients

October 7, 2010

ON THE OCCASION OF OCTOBER BEING CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, THE BESSIE B. LEGARDA FOUNDATION FOUNDED BY SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA IN HONOR OF HER MOTHER WHO PASSED AWAY DUE TO BREAST CANCER, WILL CONDUCT A MEDICAL MISSION DURING THE “STAY PINK, LIVE GREEN” WOMAN TODAY’S 10TH BREAST CANCER AWARENESS ADVOCACY EVENT, OCTOBER 7, 2010 AT THE TRINOMA MALL, QUEZON CITY.
The Bessie B. Legarda Foundation will provide the following services:
*Free Medical Check-up
*Breast Cancer Screening/Breast Examination
*Blood Pressure and Blood […]

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Let’s Provide Adequate Healthcare For Our Teachers – Establish A Philippine Teachers’ Hospital/ Activate Teachers’ Wards

October 6, 2010

IN RESPONSE TO THE GROWING NUMBER OF TEACHERS BEING DIAGNOSED WITH TUBERCULOSIS , PHARYNGITIS, HYPERTENSION, ANEMIA, HYPERACIDITY AND OTHER WORK-RELATED HEALTH RISKS, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA RECOMMENDED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SPECIAL PHILIPPINE TEACHERS HOSPITAL WHICH SHALL PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO ALL TEACHERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS COMPLEMENTING THE EXISTING PACKAGE OF SERVICES UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
According to Department of Health, the Philippines is among the 22 high-burdened countries in the world according the WHO. TB is […]

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