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LAW Republic Act No.

6713 Code of conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees Republic Act No. 7160 Local Government Code of 1991 Republic Act No. 7305 Magna Carta of Public Health Workers

DESCRIPTION An act establishing a code of conduct and ethical standards for public officials and employees, to uphold the time-honored principle of public office being a public trust, granting incentives and rewards for exemplary service, enumerating prohibited acts and transactions and providing penalties for violations thereof and for other purposes. The responsibility for the delivery of basic services and facilities of the national government has been transferred to the local government. This involves the devolution of powers, functions and responsibilities to the local government both provincial and municipal. Aims to promote and improve the social and economic well-being of health workers, their living and working conditions and terms of employment; to develop their skills and capabilities in order that they will be more responsive and better equipped to deliver health projects and programs; and to encourage those with proper qualifications and excellent abilities to join and remain in government service. Standardized the salaries of government employees which includes nursing personnel. The state shall protect and promote the right to health of the people and to provide conditions of health empowerment, where each individual has access to information and services that will bring about health and well being. The Primary Health Care Approach is recognized as the major strategy towards health empowerment, emphasizing the need to provide accessible and acceptable health services through the participatory strategies such as health education, training of barangay health workers, community building and organizing. Toward this end, this Act shall provide incentives to communities an act as frontliners in the Primary Health Care approach. An act establishing the philippine medical care plan and creating the philippine medical care commission, prescribing its duties, powers and functions, and appropriating funds therefore. Philippine medical care act of 1969, authorized hospitalization, surgical, and medical expense benefits for the people. To provide from its funds the necessary amount for the provincial medical care council, the city medical care council, and the municipal medical care council to carry out their respective functions under the plan. The philippine medical care plan. the philippine medical care plan shall consist of two basic programs, namely: (a) program i for the members of the sss and gsis; and (b) program ii for those not covered in program i. An act to promote, require and ensure the production of an adequate supply, distribution, use and acceptance of drugs and medicines identified by their generic names. An act to promote, require and ensure the production of an adequate supply, distribution, use and acceptance of

Republic Act No. 6758 Compensation and Position Classification Act of 1989 Republic Act No. 7883 Barangay health workers benefits and incentive act of 1995

Republic Act No. 6111 Revised Philippine Medical Care Act Of 1969

Republic Act No. 6675 Generic Act of 1988

drugs and medicines identified by their generic names Republic Act No. 6972 Barangay-Level Total Development and Protection of Children Act An act establishing a day care center in every barangay. The Act directs the government to defend the children's right to proper care and nutrition and to protect them from neglect, abuse, cruelty, exploitation, and other conditions detrimental to development. The national budget appropriates funds for the creation, maintenance, and operation of barangay day care centers. Parents must consent to sending their <6-year old children to the day care centers unless a child has been abused, neglected, or exploited. The barangay is the implementing agency. Day care centers shall monitor birth registration, completion of immunization series, growth, and nutrition and provide supplementary nutritional food. Staff at the centers shall not receive <500 pesos/month. They either care for or arrange comparable care for children of working mothers whether the mothers work during the day or night. The Department of Social Welfare and Development shall provide adequate supervision of the centers, network of homes, and private caretakers including paid domestics, elderly relatives, or older children. Surrogate mothersteachers shall provide intellectual and mental stimulation and supervised wholesome recreation. An institution in each barangay and/or a network of homes shall serve as a sanctuary for abused, neglected, or exploited children. Each day care center shall also act as a referral and support system for pregnant mothers for prenatal and neonatal care and for delivery. It also needs to be aware of illegal abortions and inept and untrained traditional birth attendants. The program must develop a support system and network of assistance from barangay members to develop and protect children. A law providing mandatory health care for all Filipinos. It mandates a national health insurance program (NHIP) as the means for the healthy to help pay for the care of the sick and for those who can afford medical care to subsidize those who cannot. Additionally, the law mandates that it shall be compulsory for all provinces, cities and municipalities but notwithstanding the existence of LGU-based health insurance programs. The law states that the program shall be compulsory in all provinces, cities and municipalities nationwide, notwithstanding the existence of LGU-based health insurance programs adding that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, the DOH, LGUs and other agencies and NGOs shall ensure that members in such localities shall have access to quality and cost-effective health care services.

RA 10606 (RA 7875) National Health Insurance Act of 2013