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Defiant Republicans in last-gasp Obamacare repeal bid

Sep 20, 2017 - 7:17 AM

(UPDATED) After falling one vote short this summer, Republicans have revived efforts to shred Obamacare. Momentum swelled in the past week

The U.S. Capitol is shown on the morning of June 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Swiss voters reject shift to state-run health insurance

Sep 28, 2014 - 4:19 PM

UPDATED Some 64 of the electorate shot down a plan pushed by left leaning parties who say the current system is busting the budgets of ordinary residents

A Swiss flag flies at sunrise on June 26, 2013 in the city of Versoix near Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Ona: Take health care out of politicians' hands

Jan 15, 2014 - 2:52 PM

The Department of Health is preparing a bill that will tweak the devolution setup reverting supervision of provincial and municipal health officers to DOH

DEVOLUTION? The Department of Health is crafting a bill on the devolution of health care system in the country. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Are LGUs hampering access to medicine?

Jul 28, 2013 - 12:49 AM

How are LGUs faring in the delivery of better health outcomes and greater access to medicines?