This is a wonderful news to all the mommies out there in the country.
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) created a benefit package for mothers with premature babies. The package is a broad range of interventions, including management of preterm labor to give way for the complication of prematurity, according to the ABS-CBN news report.
All mothers who are members of PhilHealth will soon be able to avail the said package which focused is to ensure and prioritize the health of their children.
The package can be availed at selected government and private tertiary health facilities.
This is a wonderful solution for the problem of prematurity among mothers and low birth weight.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) extended technical assistant to DOH and PhilHealth to be able to do the package and ensure its benefit.