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× P195M budget for abortifacients cut from DOH

MANILA, Philippines--- The Senate has deleted the P200-million allocation for abortifacients in the proposed budget of the Department of Health (DOH) in 2020.

Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said his decision to cut the DOH's budget by P195 million was reached during Senate floor deliberations on the P4.1-trillion appropriations.

"My amendment was to cut P195 million from the DOH budget…