Senator Imee Marcos on Wednesday raised fears about personal protective equipment (PPE), testing kits, disinfectants, respirators, surgical tools, and future vaccines becoming the “newest instruments for money laundering.”
Private companies with multiple tenants are required to have an isolation area of one room for every 200 employees, Malacañang said Thursday.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte on Wednesday said the government should ensure an adequate and readily available supply of critical products such as medicines, vaccines, personal protective equipment (PPEs) and ventilators in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
MANILA – Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chair Richard Gordon thinks that a group within the Duterte administration are eyeing to replace embattled Health Sec. Francisco Duque III amid the inquiry initiated by the Ombudsman over the alleged anomalous purchase of medical equipment for COVID-19 response.
The government has vowed to expedite the quarantine procedures for the 42,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are expected to return home this month without compromising public safety.
To prevent a repeat of the overprice of medical supplies that hounded the Department of Health recently, Sen. Panfilo Lacson has introduced a brief amendment in the proposed Bayanihan II Act.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will release a report on the alleged overpriced purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies needed to combat the coronavirus disease.
Only two Supreme Court (SC) justices availed themselves for testing for the 2019 coronavirus (COVID) on Tuesday (May 26).
The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (May 26) conducted rapid tests of its magistrates, officials and personnel to determine if they have been infected with the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19).
President Rodrigo Duterte came to the defense of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III amid his department’s alleged procurement of overpriced personal protective equipment (PPEs).
Vice President Leni Robredo’s office on Monday (May 25) reported that it had saved and further maximized the biggest portion of its donation drive to provide more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontliners.
The height of callousness and greed. This was how Sen. Panfilo Lacson described on Thursday the pattern of overpricing in the Department of Health’s purchase of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 threat.
As the country transitions into the “new normal” amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday issued guidelines for businesses and enterprises on the preservation of employment.
Several senators on Monday said the procurement of alleged “overpriced” personal protective equipment (PPE) and swab kits for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing must be investigated.
The Department of Health will have much explaining to do regarding the price of personal protective equipment it has acquired for frontliners against COVID-19.
Vice President Leni Robredo gave a tour of her office in Quezon City as it is now converted into a COVID-19 response headquarters, full of rice sacks and boxes containing relief items.
For all of its doggedness flagging the mistakes of other news organizations, Rappler can’t even be bothered to fact check its own articles until someone raises a howl.
GENEVA – The International Council of Nurses (ICN) said Wednesday it believes at least 90,000 health care workers had been infected and more than 260 nurses had died in the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
With three ex-generals at the helm of President Rodrigo Duterte’s response to the pandemic, it’s no surprise that the National Task Force COVID-19 is in full war mode against an unseen but deadly enemy which knows no borders.
Patients who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can now be admitted to the presidential yacht, BRP Ang Pangulo, the Philippine Navy said Sunday (April 12).
Despite the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag said the country’s prison facilities could help in this problem.
More personal protective equipment (PPEs) needed to fight the coronavirus outbreak will be arriving in the country in the coming days, according to Presidential Peace Adviser and chief implementer of the National Action Plan against coronavirus Carlito Galvez Jr.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is eyeing to retool public buildings and open spaces in Metro Manila to be used as health facilities and isolation sites to address hospital shortage due to the continued rise of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases.
Malacañang on Sunday attributed the rising number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the country to the increased availability of testing and the establishment of additional screening facilities.