Sep 23, 2014


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Ifugao Veterans Honored in Kiangan
Ifugao World War II veterans were honored on 2 September 2014 at the Kiangan National Shrine in Brgy. Linda, Kiangan Ifugao during the 69th Victory Day in Kiangan – the rites commemorating the surrender of the Imperial Japanese Forces led by Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita that ended the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.
DOH Pledges PhilHealth Coverage for War Veterans
Dr. Enrique T. Ona, Secretary of the Department of Health, announced today that they are exploring the expansion of PHILHEALTH insurance coverage to all surviving World War II Veterans towards the goal of developing an effective, responsible and sustainable health system for all Filipinos known as Universal Healthcare.
Sec. Gazmin Pushes for Veterans Health Benefits
A day after the commemoration of the 2014 National Heroes Day led by President Benigno S. Aquino III, Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin of the Department of National Defense (DND) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Dr. Enrique T. Ona, Secretary of the Department of Health for the joint implementation of the Veterans Hospitalization Program (VHP), a fitting tribute to the living heroes of the country and their loved ones.
DND and DOH Ink Agreement On Veterans Hospitalization Program
To improve the access to quality healthcare of veterans and their dependents, especially the majority who reside in provinces, Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin of the Department of National Defense (DND) and Secretary Enrique T. Ona, M.D., of the Department of Health (DOH) signed the Memorandum of Agreement to revitalize the Veterans Hospitalization Program (VHP) on August 26, 2014 at DND Social Hall, Camp Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City that will benefit about half a million beneficiaries nationwide.
Lose Jose, the agile veteran centenarian
A birthday is a blessing given by the Lord but celebrating a 100th birthday means a milestone of blessed years of fruitful days and a fulfilling journey.
The Last living woman HUK commander
Witty, humorous and sharp – that’s how one can describe the last living female commander of the guerrilla group that grew infamous during the World War II and even therafter. Welcomed by warm greetings and sincere smile, veteran Simeona Punzalan-Tapang, also known as Kumander Guerrero, stole our hearts with her humble gestures and modest wishes for her former revolutionaries.
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