PH Red Cross holds pilot saliva Covid-19 testing

MANILA, Jan 13 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Tuesday launched its saliva RT-PCR pilot testing for Covid-19 in compliance with the requirements of the Department of Health (DOH). PRC chairman Senator Richard Gordon said if given the green light, the new testing method can be a game-changer in Covid-19 testing. “It’s a […]

13.01.2021 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Red Cross still waiting for gov’t nod on use of saliva test

MANILA, Nov 19 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has yet to get government approval for the use of its saliva COVID-19 test, Sen. Richard Gordon said on Thursday. “Nag submit kami dyan almost 3 months ago, pero sa health assessment I think a month and a one week na. Pero sabi sa akin […]

19.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

EU commits €150M new grants to Philippines — DOF

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) — The European Union (EU) has committed an additional €150 million worth of new grants to the Philippines, the Department of Finance (DOF) said Thursday. The DOF said the bulk or two-thirds of the new EU grants will “help finance programs to boost agricultural productivity in Mindanao and provide electricity to […]

05.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

UK allots P63-M aid for typhoon victims in PH, Vietnam

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) — The United Kingdom earmarked 1 million pounds or around PHP62.9 million to assist the victims of recent typhoons in the Philippines and Vietnam. “(The) £1 million UK aid package will help to deliver life-saving food, clean water and safe shelter to those who need it most and help both the […]

05.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

PH can’t test all Typhoon Rolly evacuees for COVID, but precautions in place — DOH

MANILA, Nov 3 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines will not be able to test all Typhoon Rolly evacuees, but there are other ways to curb the spread of COVID-19 in temporary shelters, the Department of Health said Monday. “Isa yung pagte-test for evacuation sites. It is the ideal. Ideally, kung meron tayong ganung resources at masasagawa, […]

03.11.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

Swab tests still free for OFWs — Palace

MANILA, Oct 27 (Mabuhay) — Swab testing for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) remains free of charge, Malacañang said Monday following reports that some Filipinos arriving from abroad were asked to pay PHP20,000 for faster release of their coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) test results. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured that the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) […]

27.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

4K OFWs stranded due to PhilHealth issue with PRC — Bello

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) — At least 4,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were stranded after the Philippine Red Cross (PRD) stopped conducting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tests for government due to unpaid PHP930 million debt by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Tuesday. DOLE Secretary […]

21.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·

PhilHealth won’t pay Red Cross unless MOA issues settled — Gierran

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) will not pay its debt of almost P1 billion to the Philippine Red Cross until all legal issues regarding their memorandum of agreement are settled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. New PhilHealth President Dante Gierran said he would not pay due to questions regarding the […]

17.10.2020 · Filled under: News, Philippine News ·
Donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines

Donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines

UPDATES ON TYPHOON YOLANDA (Typhoon Haiyan) Los Angeles, 08 November 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles wishes to inform the public that according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 08 November 2013 in Manila, the Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan has an equivalent to a […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·