By EDWIN ESPEJO Maggie De Pano Fellow MANILA, Philippines—Of Philhealth’s total P26.4 billion premium contribution collection of as of November 2010, about 6 percent or P1.7 billion was sourced from sponsored programs by local government units (LGUs). At present, the monthly premium contribution of fixed income-earning members is 2.5 per cent of their monthly salary [...]
Conniving hospitals and doctors defraud the state-run health insurer
Manila, Philippines – If you are a Filipino journalist who wants a chance to hone your skills in investigative reporting, here’s your chance. Newsbreak is on the lookout for two (2) more compelling story pitches for investigative reports on subjects related to public health. The two journalists who submit the best story pitches will be [...]
Manila, Philippines – The second batch of Fellows under Newsbreak’s Maggie De Pano Fund for Investigative Reporting on Health will be investigating issues in health financing and governance. The Fellows are Marya Salamat, a reporter at Bulatlat.com and Edwin Espejo a regular contributor of the Asian Correspondent. Salamat will revisit devolution in the health sector [...]
Work by Fellows selected for the cycle will start with the mentoring week from Monday, January 10 to January 14, 2011. Final outputs are expected to be in by March 4, 2011.
Newsbreak is encouraging Filipino journalists interested in covering stories on health to submit story pitches for fellowships being offered under the Maggie De Pano Fund for Investigative Reporting on Health.
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