PRC still helps quake victims

October 20, 2019
SENATOR Richard J. Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross, ordered the immediate deployment and mobilization of volunteers and staff to assist the people affected by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that hit North Cotabato and other nearby areas in Mindanao on Wednesday night.

PRC team gives 7K kids polio shots

October 15, 2019
THE Philippine Red Cross’ Kontra Polio Teams vaccinated more than seven thousand children during Monday’s kick off for the first round of the Department of Health’s Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio campaign in Mindanao and the second round in the National Capital Region.

DoLE scraps midnight deal on OFW database

September 26, 2019
THE Department of Labor and Employment has ordered the cancellation of what Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III called a “midnight deal” entered into by a recalled labor official in Hong Kong and a supplier of an online system for the reporting and processing of contracts of overseas Filipino workers in the autonomous Chinese territory.

DOH assures enough vaccine against polio

September 24, 2019
“Today mayroon po tayong meeting, ang DOH at WHO, to finalize kung ilan pong eksaktong vaccines ang kakailanganin natin, They (WHO) promised po, kumpleto, lahat ng kakailanganin natin. WHO will be able to provide. Lahat po ng batang dapat mabakunahan, mabibigyan po natin,” he said.