Posts Tagged health workers

Pagbibigay ng COVID-19 booster shots sa health workers, hindi pa napapanahon – WHO

Robie de Guzman   •   September 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Nasa 96 porsiyento na sa hanay ng A1 o healthcare sector ang nababakunahan kontra COVID-19 at maaaring makumpleto na sa susunod na buwan ang target inoculation sa...

More health workers in Cebu tested positive for COVID-19 — PMA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — More health workers in Cebu tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the Philippine Medical Association (PMA). During the virtual public briefing on Friday (August 6),...

DBM releases P9B for special risk allowance of health workers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P9.02 billion budget for the special risk allowance (SRA) of health workers who are exposed to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

QC grants daily allowance to volunteer health workers in jab sites

Marje Pelayo   •   June 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has signed an ordinance granting medical professional volunteers a daily allowance of up to P2,500. The ordinance is the local government’s way...

At least 115,000 health workers have died from COVID-19 says WHO

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 25, 2021

At least 115,000 health workers have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In his speech, WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus acknowledged...

PH to prioritize vaccination of 1.7 million health workers in February

Marje Pelayo   •   February 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Health workers from COVID-19 referral hospitals will be the first to receive the vaccines for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) once the supply arrives in February. This was announced...

COVID-19 frontliners highlighted as modern-day heroes during Araw ng Kagitingan

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 9, 2020

While the rest stay at home to keep safe from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), frontliners are risking their lives in service to the country. Health workers continue to treat the...

BOC to donate seized overpriced medical supplies

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 30, 2020

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has announced it is planning to donate the seized overpriced medical supplies to the frontliners of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). BOC Assistant Commissioner Vincent Maronilla...

DOH condemns discrimination, harassment on health workers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 30, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday (March 29) condemned the discrimination and harassment against health workers frontlining the country’s battle against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a digital press...

DPWH waives expressway fee for health workers

Marje Pelayo   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Medical health workers may pass through expressways without paying any toll, according to the Department of Public Work and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said toll...


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