Tags: Public-Private-Partnerships

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Last week’s column discussed three parallels between the much-condemned pork-barrel scam and the unjust/unfair treatment, via varied schemes, by certain insurance and pre-need companies of their policy/plan holders. Both scams deal with public money, both bare the selfishness and greed of the parties involved,…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
The costs of health services in earlier corporatized government hospitals such as the Philippine Heart Center, the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP), National Kidney Transplant Institute (NKTI) and Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) belie the government’s claim that privatization will lead to more “accessible and affordable health care” for the poor.

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Laying the foundations for the privatization of government hospitals

Attacking progressive unions in government hospitals to pave the way for privatization

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Around 6,340 living-in patients, 56,000 out-patients, 1,713 health workers, and 20,000 residents will be affected by the planned sale of Welfareville, aside from the promotion of preventive mental health care, in the name of Public-Private Partnership projects.

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Forging the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (Caser) is said to be the ���meat” of the negotiations as it aims to resolve the root causes of poverty and lack of development in the Philippines.

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PRESS RELEASE January 14, 2011 The national center of government employees COURAGE, whose member includes the National Food Authority Employees’ Association (NFAEA), said the people were robbed not just once or twice but even thrice on the reported overpriced importation of rice by the NFA during the past 3 years. In a statement, COURAGE National…