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in·di·gent

(in'dij-ĕnt)
Having insufficient income to pay for medical care or other living necessities.
[L. indigentia, want or need]
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Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto said the budget will provide P4 million for Pasig City General Hospital and Pasig City Children's Hospital to help more indigent patients.
Free and safe medicines for the marginalized and indigent outpatients, especially those under maintenance medicines, in Cavite province are now within reach as the Department of Health in Region IV-A (Calabarzon) opens the Botika ng Bayan (BNB) here on Monday.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has presented a cheque for N100,000 to Mr Emmanuel Ani, selected as the most indigent student in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state.
According to 2018 estimates, there were 3.6 million indigent households as identified by municipalities.
DSWD cleansing indigent seniors list !-- -- Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines To ensure that only eligible seniors will receive a monthly subsidy of P500 from the government, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is cleansing the list of beneficiaries of the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens program.
UCT is the tax subsidy provided for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law to help 10 million indigent Filipino families and individuals cushion the effect of the policy in terms of the adjustment in the excise tax of petroleum products.
The Davao Region achieved a higher number of targeted beneficiaries on the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens Program for 2019 with more than 200,000 reached compared to the previous years.
In Massachusetts, a criminal defendant who has been deemed indigent (and who accepts the appointment of counsel) is required, with few exceptions, to make a financial contribution toward the cost of his legal defense.
The city government and the Department of Health (DOH) opened two new pharmacies here to allow more access to medicine needs of more indigent Dabawenyos.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently cleared from its rules-proposal docket a long-pending request calling on the court to expand judges' ability to appoint counsel for indigent parties in civil cases.
At trial, severe underfunding for state indigent defense systems has led to low pay, little support, and extreme caseloads--which combine to create conditions where lawyers simply cannot represent clients adequately.

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