Posts Tagged PPE

Valte explains ‘overpriced’ PPE procured by Aquino admin

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Former deputy spokesperson of the Aquino administration, Abigail Valte, on Friday (September 3) explained the previous administration’s acquisition of personal protective equipment (PPE) in 2016. This is...

Roque clarifies remark on price of PPEs bought by PNoy admin

Robie de Guzman   •   September 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday clarified his earlier remarks about the personal protective equipment (PPE) procured by the Aquino administration for health care workers. Roque said...

Quarantine fatigue, possible cause of complacency in following minimum health standards — expert

Maris Federez   •   September 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A health expert believes that the drop in the number of Filipinos observing minimum health protocols, compared to previous months, is due to quarantine fatigue. In a...

Government urged to support locally made PPEs

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines —  The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines (CONWEP) expressed willingness to provide the much needed employment to Filipinos specifically in the local garment industry. During a...

DOH assures sufficient PPE supply across the country

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) has assured that supply of personal protective equipment (PPEs) in the country is sufficient. The health department said there will be continuous delivery of...

Solon pushes for mandatory use of face shield in public transport

Marje Pelayo   •   July 31, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — House Committee on Transportation Chair Edgar Sarmiento submitted a resolution seeking to make wearing of face-shields in public transport mandatory. Sarmiento argued that with such measure, the...

Philippines to start local production of PPEs

Marje Pelayo   •   April 6, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – To address the increasing demand for personal protective equipment (PPEs) in the country, the national government and member-companies of the Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines...

PH authorities on alleged raid, confiscation of PPEs in hospitals: ‘Fake news!’

Robie de Guzman   •   April 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Authorities on Thursday denied information circulating online that the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) is raiding private hospitals and confiscating stocks of personal protective equipment amid novel...

Kakulangan sa PPE ng mga ospital sa bansa, tutugunan ng DOH

UNTV News   •   March 23, 2020

Nangako ang Kagawaran ng Kalusugan na tutugunan nila ang kakulangan ng mga ospital sa mga Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) para sa kanilang medical personnel. Tumanggap ang Pilipinas ng 100,000 test...


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