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Gov’t hospitals will not be privatized — Palace

Monday, July 23, 2012

Gov’t hospitals will not be privatized — Palace


A top Malacañang official dismissed fears over reports that the administration was pushing the privatization of government hospitals.

In a press briefing, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda also sought to allay concerns by some local officials that the poor would lose access to free hospital services.

Lacierda said that while government hospitals would be set up as juridical entities, there was no plan to privatize them. “What were doing is create juridical entities out of these government hospitals,” he said on government-run dzRB radio..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/1909-gov%E2%80%99t-hospitals-will-not-be-privatized-%E2%80%94-palace

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