Bong Go fights for proper implementation of UHC Law; lauds release of funds to cover one-year PhilHealth premium of 800,000 senior citizens

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go assured Filipinos that he will fight for the implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law amid concerns surrounding the landmark law which automatically enrolls all Filipinos in the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth) National Health Insurance Program. “Gaya po ng parating sinasabi ko sa inyo na ipaglalaban ko na […]

Bong Go urges Executive branch to review health and safety protocols for travels to provinces; protect areas, especially those with low to zero COVID-19 cases

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go urged the Executive branch to review and strengthen health and safety protocols being implemented, especially for those traveling to provinces, in order to avoid the further spread of the COVID-19 disease. “Kahit niluwagan na ang community quarantine measures sa iilang lugar, higpitan pa rin po natin ang mga patakaran na […]

Bong Go says whole-of-country approach needed to realize UHC vision; appeals to economic managers to raise PhilHealth annual subsidy

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go believes that a concerted cooperation and whole-of-country approach by all sectors are necessary to realize the vision of a universal health care coverage even as the country’s health insurance sector continues to weather the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. In a hearing of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the […]

Bong Go sponsors two more health bills to capacitate and improve government hospitals; stresses commitment to continue boosting country’s healthcare system amid COVID-19 pandemic

Recognizing the need to improve government hospitals especially in times of crisis, Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go sponsored two more local hospital bills to further improve the delivery of medical and healthcare services especially in the provinces. These were in addition to many other health-related […]

Mati IMT starts contact tracing of DOPMC patients

The Mati Incident Management Team has started contact tracing all patients of the Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center who were treated from May 25-26. This after one of the hospital’s health worker who hails from Davao City has tested positive for Covid-19 last week. IMT commander Dr. Ben Hur Catbagan Jr. said that they are […]