"No more ‘opt-out’ for schools offering free medical tuition" (Philippine News Agency)
"ILOILO CITY -- State universities and colleges (SUCs) that extend free medical tuition may consider the 'no option to pay' being implemented by the University of the Philippines-Manila to make sure that their students render return service after obtaining their medical licenses.
In a press conference here on Wednesday, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III, said around 1,200 medical students are enjoying the free tuition made available in eight SUCs in the country.
Also, he announced that they also approved to offer the same at the University of Southeastern Philippines in Davao..."
Article link: http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1053237