PH cold storage facilities ready for COVID-19 vaccine arrival— task force officials

LAGUNA (20 JANUARY 2021)— The Philippines is ready for the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines following the inspection of several cold storage facilities by COVID-19 task force officials on Wednesday. (more…)

PH to lose 148M vaccines under nego if info covered by CDA are revealed

PASIG CITY — National Task Force against COVID 19 Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. appealed anew to the public to understand the Philippine government’s position as to why it cannot yet divulge the negotiated prices of the vaccines, as doing so might jeopardize the orders the country has made to inoculate 70 million Filipinos. (more…)

Vaccine prices under PH nego at par with prices offered to Indonesia, other countries — Galvez

PASIG CITY (January 16, 2020) — The vaccine prices that the Philippine government is currently negotiating with the vaccine manufacturers are cheaper than the prevailing market price. This was assured by Sec Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., following the queries during Friday’s Senate hearing. (more…)

Duterte Administration mobilizes country’s business leaders in securing vaccines

MANDALUYONG CITY (27 November 2020) — The private sector once again demonstrated its unwavering support to the government’s efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, as it purchased 2.6 million doses of vaccines to inoculate more than a million Filipinos in 2021.

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COVID-19 Task Force: Gov’t is ready to manage cases

CALAMBA, LAGUNA, (14 November 2020) — The Duterte Administration is confident that it would be able to effectively manage a possible spike in COVID-19 cases resulting from the successive typhoons that have struck the country.

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Gov’t has adequate funds for COVID-19 vaccine — Galvez

FORT BONIFACIO, TAGUIG CITY (11 NOVEMBER 2020)— The government has already allocated funds for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines once they become available, according to vaccine czar and National Action Plan (NAP) against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. (more…)

Galvez on NAP Phase 3: No more trade-offs in COVID-19 response

BAGUIO CITY (02 October 2020) — Government planners gathered here over the weekend to craft the third phase of the government’s national declared policy against COVID-19, which aims to sustain and build on the gains the country have achieved in its fight against the pandemic.
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COVID-19 Task Force to Iligan LGU: ramp up testing, health care capacity 

ILIGAN CITY (4 September 2020) – Scaling up testing capacity, building more health care facilities, and discouraging residents from doing home quarantine are among the key measures this city’s local government will carry out for Iligan to be downgraded from its current Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) status. (more…)

Holistic approach vital for faster recovery of COVID-19 patients — Galvez

FORT MAGSAYSAY, SANTA ROSA, NUEVA ECIJA (1 SEPTEMBER 2020) —  As the country continues to scale up its healthcare capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mental well-being of patients must also be given priority. (more…)

Galvez to health care workers: ‘Serve our people, serve humanity’

Bangsamoro Government Compound, Cotabato City (26 August 2020) —  The National Government appealing anew to the country’s health professionals to serve the country and join the fight against COVID-19. (more…)