Malacañang assured that the government will settle its remaining debt to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).
Surigao Del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers has warned the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) led by Senator Richard Gordon to stop “blackmailing” the government by stopping its COVID-19 testing due to Philhealth’s failure to pay its nearly P1-billion debt.
Malacañang on Friday urged the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to resume testing even its chairman, Senator Richard Gordon said the government should settle its P931-million debt to the PRC first before they could continue their Covid-19 testing services.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is standing by its memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) for COVID-19 testing.
Senator Richard Gordon said Wednesday (September 16) there’s nothing wrong with the P100 million advanced by Philhealth to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to conduct COVID-19 tests.
Senator Panfilo Lacson distanced himself Tuesday (August 25) from the Senate blue ribbon committee report released by Senator Richard Gordon, which recommended the filing of charges against former Health Secretary Janette Garin, former budget chief Florencio “Butch” Abad Jr., and former PhilHealth president Alexander Padilla.
Former Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad Jr. disputed on Tuesday (August 25) the findings of the Senate blue ribbon committee, which recommended charges against him over the alleged diversion of P10.6 billion for senior citizens’ premiums under the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth).
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will stop accepting COVID-19 testing requests from the government if the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) doesn’t pay its bill immediately, Senator Richard Gordon said Saturday (August 15).
The daughter of Senator Richard Gordon has cried foul over social media posts blaming their family drivers for spreading COVID-19 at the Pacific Plaza Towers (PPT) in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
Senator Richard Gordon has confirmed that 10 of his “immediate” staff members got infected recently by the deadly coronavirus disease.
Senator Richard Gordon and his wife will be self-isolating at home after 10 of his employees from the Senate test positive for COVID-19.
Senator Richard Gordon has called on the government to come up with a comprehensive plan on how to quell or at least control the COVID-19 pandemic amid warnings by health experts that the dreaded will remain like other seasonal diseases, even after the advent of a vaccine.
The University of the Philippines campus in Los Baños (UPLB) can now run coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tests after its Covid-19 Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (CMDL) received accreditation last June 29.
Senator Richard Gordon said the killing of four Army intelligence operatives at the hands of nines police operatives recently in Jolo, Sulu cannot be considered as a mere misencounter but a clear murderous act.
Senator Richard Gordon said the new molecular laboratories of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are now capable of testing other potential infectious diseases amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Richard Gordon insisted that testing at least 13 percent of the country’s population is the “key to getting the economy going again” amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Richard Gordon has stressed the need to boost the country’s capability to develop its own vaccines.
Senator Richard Gordon has reiterated his call for the country’s transportation officials to open up the Subic Bay International Airport and divert flights of overseas Filipino workers there to facilitate their testing so they can immediately come home to their respective provinces.
A Chinese biomedical company has denied that the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) bought overpriced testing equipment and kits for COVID-19.
Senator Richard Gordon has denied dealing with a company that is under investigation for alleged overpricing of COVID-19 testing equipment.
The company which President Rodrigo Duterte ordered to be investigated for allegedly overpricing COVID-19 testing equipment blocked the sale of much needed extraction machine to the private sector, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has found.
Senator Richard Gordon took great pains to explain Tuesday (May 26) why the COVID-19 tests conducted by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) costs a steep P3,500.
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) may not be a government agency, but it’s responsible for conducting 45 percent of the COVID-19 tests in the country.
Senator Richard Gordon wants the Philippines to have its own Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) so it will be better prepared when another pandemic breaks out.