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Friday, January 13, 2017

OFW Hospital Proposed In Senate Bill 1282, OFWs Want a Better Health Card






Senator Joel Villanueva  filed a bill for OFW to have an exclusive hospital.
If this will be passed, OFWs and its dependents can avail free hospitalization.

The Senate Bill 1282, Villanueva is proposing to build an exclusive hospital for OFWs. Through this, the overseas Filipino workers including its dependents can avail free hospitalization.
Based on the 2015 survey from April 1 to September 30, 2015  on overseas Filipino workers or OFWs, there are about 2.4 million OFWs, of which total remittance of  Php 180.3 billion.

The hospital will be called Bagong Bayani Filipino Hospital, which will be managed by Overseas  Workers Welfare Administration or OWWA.  The hospital is also expected to admit 50 patients per ward.




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"Bakit kailangang ibukod ng hospital ang OFW suntok sa buwan yan, e kung healthcard ang ibigay nila exclusively for OFW and their dependents less gastos kesa magpatayo ng hospital. Like kung nasa province panu q maaavail kung ang hospital nandito nanaman lang lahat sa manila"








At the previous CONGRESS, the OFW FAMILY PARTYLIST of the late Congressman Roy Seneres filed this

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HOSPITAL FOR OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR  

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

 SECTION 1. Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Hospital Act of 2013.”

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