Manila administers Sputnik V to medical frontliners

Credit to Author: Lea Devio| Date: Tue, 04 May 2021 06:02:45 +0000

THE City of Manila rolled out the first batch of Sputnik V vaccines to medical frontliners of six district and national government hospitals on Tuesday. Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd administered the Gamaleya Research Institute-manufactured jab to the first recipient, Walter Regonan, Senior Administrative 1 of the Sta. Ana Hospital. As of posting time, 70 […]

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First batch of medical frontliners from Visayas sent to Metro Manila

Credit to Author: Javier Joe Ismael| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 05:45:08 +0000

THE first batch of medical frontliners from the Visayas has flown to Metro Manila to augment the health workers in the region amid the surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections. Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his sincere gratitude to the frontliners from the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City and the […]

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SMC waives P191M in toll fees for medical frontliners

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 16:17:53 +0000

One year since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has waived P190.7 million worth of toll fees for medical frontliners passing through expressways it operates. SMC – which operates the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR), South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Skyway system, including the newly opened Skyway Stage 3; NAIA […]

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SMC waives P191 in toll fees for medical frontliners

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 16:17:53 +0000

One year since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has waived P190.7 million worth of toll fees for medical frontliners passing through expressways it operates. SMC – which operates the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR), South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Skyway system, including the newly opened Skyway Stage 3; NAIA […]

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Palace: Govt to tap PNP as Covid-19 contact tracers

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 05:59:48 +0000

THE government is considering tapping  the Philippine National Police (PNP) as contact tracers, Malacañang said on Wednesday, as it moves to boost its efforts against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the government would be scaling up the contact tracing strategy in Baguio City, where local policemen have been […]

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Concepcion: Private sector backs return to MECQ

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:26:05 +0000

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Jose Maria Concepcion said the private sector understands the plight of the medical frontliners and respects the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to place Metro Manila and nearby areas under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until August 18. “We respect the decision of the President,” he said, […]

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Pasig receives Standard Chartered donation for medical frontliners

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:58:38 +0000

MAYOR Vico Sotto recently received 1,000 reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) sets and more than 27,000 pieces of nitrile gloves for Pasig City’s frontline health workers from Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), as the oldest international bank in the Philippines continues to distribute much-needed healthcare supplies to hospitals around the country. The PPE will be distributed […]

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Philam to provide P1.5B coverage for frontliners

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:42:15 +0000

The Philam Group announced on Tuesday that it would provide P1.5 billion worth of free compassionate benefit coverage to the medical frontliners of its partner hospitals. In a statement, Philam said a P50,000 benefit coverage would be extended to 30,000 medical frontliners — to be coursed through its corporate social responsibility affiliate, Philam Foundation’s Frontliners […]

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