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14-Day Quarantine of Persons Arriving from 2019 NCoV Affected Countries

Under Dept. of Interior and Local Government Memorandum Circular No. 2020-023 dated February 6, 2020, a 14-day quarantine of all persons arriving in the Philippines from countries affected with the 2019 Novel Corona Virus will be implemented by the local government units. From the said memorandum circular, it would mean that those arriving from China, Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, Taiwan, Thailand Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia,…

R.A. 11223: The Universal Health Care Act – Signed Into Law By Duterte, Feb. 20, 2019 (Full Text)

On February 20, 2019, Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11223 (R.A. 11223) entitled “An Act Instituting Universal Health Care For All Filipinos, Prescribing Reforms in the Health Care Systems, And Appropriating Funds Therefore”. R.A 11223 or The Universal Health Care Act is enacted pursuant to “the policy of the state to protect and promote the right to health of all…

R.A. 11215: The National Integrated Cancer Law – Signed Into Law By Pres. Duterte, Feb. 14, 2019 (Full Text)

“Recognizing that cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines”, Republic Act No. 11215 (R.A. 11215), known as “An Act Institutionalizing A National Integrated Cancer Control Program and Appropriating Funds Thereof” was signed into law by President Rodrigo R. Duterte last February 14, 2019.  R.A 11215 or The National Integrated Caner law was sponsored by Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy of Bagong Henerasyon…

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