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Botika Ng Barangay – Download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. The Botika ng Barangay previously sold low-priced generic home remedies, over -the-counter(OTC) medicines and two prescription antibiotics. The President says he wants P35 billion in Pagcor funds to be devoted ‘ exclusively’ to medicines for Filipinos.

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The government is in fact buying drugs at prices two times higher than the international price boika set by the World Health Organization as suppliers, barangqy and government agencies make layers of profit on these procurements. The BnB price is vastly lower than what loperamide costs in commercial drugstores—P4. All the earnings of Barangau which are about P30 to P35 billion will be used exclusively for medicines for all Filipinos.

Before year ends, Nietes captures 4th world title Boxing. The Botika ng Bayan program will provide access to free essential medicines for common diseases in the community targeting indigents and the marginalized sectors of the population.

Despite the problems, Padilla is confident that the BnB program has attained its goal of reducing drug prices through aggressive competition. Transparency Branches of Government Directory.

The bank said the government was wasting money in an outlet with an absorptive capacity of only P5, After graduating in she immediately worked as a newspaper correspondent for Today Newspaper until Not enough drugs But even in communities with BnBs, residents cannot turn to these drugstores for help for serious illnesses such as malaria, influenza and tuberculosis, the leading causes of mortality and morbidity in the country.

Julio Garcia, coordinator of the BnB program in Metro Manila, reasoned that conducting biddings entails too much work from the regional offices—preparations of bidding rules and documents, publication of bidding to the awarding, all of which need financial and human resources. Pakil is not an isolated case.

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The BNB medicines consist of antibiotics, topical ointments, anti-thrombotic, anti-inflammatory, vitamins, antacids and other essential drugs for asthma, hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia. PPI is a self-sustaining state company surviving on sales and not on government subsidies, said Joe Cortez, its vice president for sales and marketing.

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At least in our productsthe consumers are assured of quality. Sharapova campaign off to tough start in Shenzhen Other Sports. This means all tests must be done in Metro Manila. Interviews with a dozen sources as well as reports from the Commission on Audit and the National Statistics Office, DOH administrative orders and academic studies also reveal that the BnB program has been weighed down by violations of procurement laws and bureaucratic inefficiencies.

Administrative Order requires DOH regional centers for health development CHD to conduct a centralized bidding twice a year to accredit competent suppliers who offer the best quality of drugs for BnB operators at the lowest possible price.

Garcia also disclosed that some officials of DOH regional offices banded together at one convention of DOH representatives in and acted as a sort of middlemen in procuring suppliers for BnB operators, saying barangqy regions have few suppliers. A real public servant to mg.

These stories made other people. At the government-run Botika ng Barangay BnBparacetamol costs just a fifth of that at only 50 centavos. Welcome to Rappler, a social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fuelled actions batangay social change.

Between andgovernment spending on health fell from 41 percent to 30 percentof total spending, while out-of-pocket spending increased from 41 percent to 47 percent.


We are not entertaining companies without CGMP current good manufacturing practice certification from the Bureau of Food baangay Drugs ,” he said. News Center Government Careers.

Botika ng Barangay drug prices can still be lower (Part 2)

The Botika ng Barangay previously sold low-priced generic home remedies, over-the-counter OTC medicines and two prescription antibiotics drugs i. The President says he wants P35 billion in Pagcor funds to be devoted ‘exclusively’ to medicines for Filipinos.

Amoxicillin and Cotrimoxazole at prices at least 60 percent cheaper than those commercially available.

The DOH price list showed that the price of a milligram paracetamol tablet was 39 braangay. President Gloria Arroyo launched the BnB program shortly after assuming the presidency inher own version of the community-based drugstore that started out as Botika sa Barangay BSB during the Marcos years. He clarified, however, that local government units, and not the DOH regional offices, are designated to hold public bidding for stock re-orders. The final price that consumers pay for their purchases in BnB outlets includes the allowable 30 botiks markup of BnB operators, markups from the PPI itself ranging from 20 to percent, and markups from local suppliers with whom the state company is doing business and manufacturers from whom the distributors get their products.

As a result, the BnB program has wasted scarce resources while denying health care services to the poorest areas it was meant to serve. The Botika ng Barangay previously sold low-priced generic home remedies, baranfay OTC medicines and two prescription antibiotics drugs i.