Higit P230B badyet ng DOH aprubado na ng Senado

Higit P230B badyet ng DOH aprubado na ng Senado

November 18, 2022 @ 7:52 AM 2 weeks ago


MANILA, Philippines – Inaprubahan na ng Senado nitong Huwebes, Nobyembre 17 ang proposed 2023 budget ng Department of Health at mga attached agencies nito maging ang mga specialty hospitals.

Si Senador Pia Cayetano ang nag-sponsor sa budget ng DOH at ilang mga senador rin ang nakilahok sa diskusyon kaugnay sa proposed budget kasabay ng plenary debate.

Sa P230 bilyon na proposed 2023 budget ng DOH, kabilang sa mga naaprubahan ay ang:

Office of the Secretary with total new appropriations (P214,851,268,000)

National Nutrition Council with total new appropriations (P439,167,000)

Philippine National AIDS Council, with total new appropriations (P43,053,000)

Lung Center of the Philippines with total new appropriations (P1,130,211,000)

National Kidney and Transplant Institute with total new appropriations (P1,771,442,000)

Philippine Children’s Medical Center with total new appropriations (P2,331,078,000)

Philippine Heart Center with total new appropriations (P2,266,827,000)

Philippine Health Insurance with total new appropriations (P100,233,414,000)

“Just for the record, but this budget has already been submitted – PH Institute of Traditional Alternative Health Care, with total new appropriations of P156,205,000,” ani Cayetano.

“DOH has the third highest budget. Under the leadership of our Chairman, Sen. Sonny Angara, this Senate, your Senate, has envisioned, aspired to, and effectively found fiscal space for many of the budgetary needs of DOH, although of course we continue to support them. As there continue to be more needs, we want to assure DOH and the Filipino people that the Department of Health has the support of the PH Senate,” dagdag pa niya.

Inaprubahan naman ito ni Senate President Juan Miguel “Migz” Fernandez Zubiri at sinabi na masaya siyang tapusin na ang mahigit isang linggong deliberasyon.

“I’m happy to make this announcement that there will be no other member which is to intervene. Therefore, without any objection, this approve the budget of the department of health is being submitted together with all its attached agencies,” aniya.

Pinasalamatan naman ng DOH si Cayetano, mga health advocates at lahat ng katuwang nito sa Kongreso. RNT/JGC