Posts Tagged test kits

P1.9-B released for DOH procurement of COVID-19 RT-PCR test kits – DBM

Robie de Guzman   •   April 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Friday said it has released more than P1.9 billion to the Department of Health (DOH) for the procurement of...

World Health Organization says ‘test, test, test’ for coronavirus

UNTV News   •   March 17, 2020

The World Health Organization called on all countries on Monday (March 16) to ramp up their testing programmes as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic....

PH gov’t urged to mass-produce COVID-19 locally-developed test kits, raise fund for R & D

Robie de Guzman   •   March 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is urging the government to immediately mass-produce the test kits developed by local scientists for the detection of novel coronavirus disease...

FDA allows use of COVID-19 test kits developed by local scientists

Robie de Guzman   •   March 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday approved the use of test kits, which were developed by local scientists, to confirm cases of novel coronavirus disease...

UP National Institutes of Health’s test kits for nCoV set for DOH validation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 5, 2020

The UP National Institutes of Health has developed test kits for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which is set for the verification of the Department of Health (DOH) next week. UP scientist...


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