universal health care program - updates

Rappler's latest stories on universal health care program


Sin tax collection exceeds gov't target

Dec 20, 2013 - 7:33 PM

The government expects revenue collection from sin products to reach P105 3 billion in 2014

DOH supports Drilon's P40-B sin tax proposal

Nov 07, 2012 - 7:20 PM

Ona says P40 billion is the middle ground that industry players and government were looking for

Lower sin tax, less health care for poor

Sep 30, 2012 - 1:53 PM

If lower taxes on tobacco and alcohol are adopted a large portion of the investment planned for the upgrade of public hospitals which cater primarily to the poor will not push through

Taxing tobacco: ‘Gov’t still earns if poor, youth buy less’

Sep 17, 2012 - 10:46 AM

Only the price sensitive segments of the population—the poor and the youth—will be discouraged by higher cigarette prices The rich will still buy the products