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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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Fast-Track Passage of Laws Benefiting Our Teachers – Legarda

October 5, 2010

IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD TEACHER’S DAY, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA URGED HER COLLEAGUES IN THE CHAMBER TO PURSUE THE PASSAGE OF PROPOSED LAWS THAT SEEK TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF OUR TEACHERS, AMONG WHICH ARE THE FOLLOWING MEASURES SHE AUTHORED:
1. Senate Bill 1397, the Philippine Teachers’ Hospital Act – proposing the establishment of a special hospital as a primary medical facility for the hospitalization and medical care of teachers and their dependents;
2. Senate Bill 10, the Magna Carta for […]

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Fast-Track Passage of Laws Benefiting Our Teachers – Legarda

October 5, 2010

IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD TEACHER’S DAY, SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA URGED HER COLLEAGUES IN THE CHAMBER TO PURSUE THE PASSAGE OF PROPOSED LAWS THAT SEEK TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF OUR TEACHERS, AMONG WHICH ARE THE FOLLOWING MEASURES SHE AUTHORED:
1. Senate Bill 1397, the Philippine Teachers’ Hospital Act – proposing the establishment of a special hospital as a primary medical facility for the hospitalization and medical care of teachers and their dependents;
2. Senate Bill 10, the Magna Carta for […]

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World Teachers’ Day 2010

October 5, 2010

Today, we join the international community in celebrating World Teachers’ Day by giving honor to our Filipino Teachers.
For this year’s celebration, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization and Education International came up with the theme: Recovery begins with teachers, placing teachers in the lead to recovery from various global crises.
Many of our people’s woes are primarily the effects of our societal problems—such as the financial crisis that has affected the economies of many nations, and the […]

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P.S. Resolution No. 218 – Indigenous and Tribal People’s Convention

October 4, 2010

RESOLUTION URGING THE COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL COMMUNITIES AND COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS TO CONDUCT AN INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, TO DETERMINE WHETHER SENATE CONCURRENCE IN THE RATIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION CONVENTION NO. 169, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE INDIGENOUS AND TRIBAL PEOPLE’S CONVENTION, 1989, TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION ITS BENEFITS AND LEGAL, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS GIVEN THE PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES AND THE EXISTING INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S RIGHTS ACT, WOULD SERVE THE INTERESTS OF OUR COUNTRY
Scope: National
Legislative status: Pending in the […]

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Green Jobs by TESDA urged by Loren

October 2, 2010

SEN LOREN LEGARDA ASKED THE OFFICIALS OF TESDA TO PRIORITIZE GIVING “GREEN SKILLS” TRAINING AND LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE PROJECTS TO THE COUNTRY’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS WITH EMPHASIS ON THE FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY EIGHT (558) 4TH, 5TH AND 6TH CLASS MUNICIPALITIES.
“We should hit two birds with one stone – ensure the equitable distribution of opportunities and wealth across all provinces, cities and municipalities in the country and in the process promote environmental protection.”
Citing a water lily project where the fronds […]

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Green Jobs by TESDA urged by Loren

October 2, 2010

SEN LOREN LEGARDA ASKED THE OFFICIALS OF TESDA TO PRIORITIZE GIVING “GREEN SKILLS” TRAINING AND LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE PROJECTS TO THE COUNTRY’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS WITH EMPHASIS ON THE FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY EIGHT (558) 4TH, 5TH AND 6TH CLASS MUNICIPALITIES.
“We should hit two birds with one stone – ensure the equitable distribution of opportunities and wealth across all provinces, cities and municipalities in the country and in the process promote environmental protection.”
Citing a water lily project where the fronds […]

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