Tag: vaccines

Limited supply ng vaccines? ‘Di dahilan yan!

LMP President and Narvacan, Ilocos Sur Mayor Chavit Singson says the limited number of vaccines in the country shouldn’t be a reason to exclude Local Chief Executives in the priority list. He clarified further that their constituents will be prioritized in the government’s vaccine rollout program.

Kiko to WHO: Put PH on top of COVAX beneficiary list

Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Thursday appealed to the World Health Organization (WHO) to put the Philippines on top of the list of beneficiaries in its COVAX facility and deliver the urgently needed vaccines to help avert the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.

Joel: Why discriminate against certain industries in vaccine procurement?

Senator Joel Villanueva on Sunday scored the proposal to disqualify tobacco firms and other private companies involved in businesses “in conflict with public health” from procuring their own vaccines, saying such a move, if implemented, would hamper the efforts on speeding up the roll out of vaccines across the broader population.