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PH: 50K supplemental medical assistance for ailing OFWs
 

PH: 50K supplemental medical assistance for ailing OFWs

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Ailing Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) will get PHP50,000 from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) under a supplemental medical assistance programme due to launch in January 2017.
 
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25 Nov 2016 - General
 
This is really good. Like I said in my previous post, it's good to see improvements under the leadership of our elected President. (I may not have voted for him as I'm pro-Miriam. ) 50K may not look like a lot of money for someone who may be critically ill but 50K is 50K. It will contribute to paying hospital bills, etc. and nowadays, every little thing helps. As for parents leaving children at a young age, I would totally support this as I personally have experienced this with my mom l...
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It’s a good thing that the Philippine government is also concerned of the welfare of our overseas workers (OFWs) who largely contribute to the country’s economy by sending money to their families here. I’ve heard many stories of overseas workers suffering from various conditions, and by the time they come home, they are already very sick. Being an OFW isn’t easy, as many of them have to endure undesirable work and living conditions just to be able to support their families at home. Additionally,...
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