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ALL COVID-19 VACCINES TO BE VETTED — NOGRALES

All vaccines the government is set to procure for its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) immunization program will be thoroughly vetted and examined before they are approved for use in the Philippines, using standards adopted in other countries. This was the assurance given by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in a television interview shared the process involved […]

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ZERO HUNGER TF MARKS 1ST YEAR WITH NFP LAUNCH

A year since its establishment, the government’s Zero Hunger Task Force (ZHTF) has been able to make positive progress in its efforts to address hunger in the Philippines––including the timely completion and launch of the National Food Policy (NFP) –– despite a pandemic that has engulfed the entire world and required the implementation of restrictions […]

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EPAHP LOAN PROGRAM TO AID SMALL FARMERS – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles assured last January 10, 2021, that the Task Force Zero Hunger which he chairs is setting up programs and measures that will help small farmers cope with the effects of the ongoing pandemic, stressing that “this pro-farmer policy is a banner program of the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) […]

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CARAGA FORMS BALIK PROBINSYA COMMITTEE – NOGRALES

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles led the gathering last Friday of the Caraga Special Committee on the “Balik Probinsiya, Bagong Pag-asa” program together with members of the Regional Development Council, stressing that “now is the time to realize the full potential of our provinces as economic centers and alternatives to established urban economic hubs.”Nograles chairs the […]

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PRIVATE SECTOR AID TO BOOST ZERO HUNGER – NOGRALES

“Closer and more sustained cooperation with the private sector will further strengthen government’s efforts to address hunger and health concerns brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.” This was the key message of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles during the Pilipinas Kontra Gutom (PKG) kick-off event last Wednesday, January 6, 2020 which was attended by stakeholders […]

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BETTER 2021 AS ECONOMY SAFELY REOPENS — NOGRALES

The government expects the country to bounce back in 2021 as it safely reopens the economy and rolls out the Covid-19 vaccine next year. This positive take was shared by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Sunday said that “the planned national roll-out of the vaccines, together with sustained efforts to enforce Covid-19 containment protocols […]

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GOV’T TO REOPEN PH ECONOMY SAFELY — NOGRALES

The government is now working overtime to safely reopen the economy in order for the country’s citizens to return to work and to prop up consumer confidence to boost economic activity.  This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who in an interview stressed that the government would exert all efforts to ensure that (coronavirus disease) […]

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NO REST DESPITE LOW HUNGER FIGURES — NOGRALES

No room for complacency despite lower hunger figures. This stressed Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles in response to the recent Social Weather Station (SWS) survey showing only 16% of respondents have experienced involuntary hunger once in the past three months. “SWS’s numbers reflect the gains we’re increasingly having in our efforts to combat hunger and poverty.” […]

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NOGRALES: ECONOMY REOPENING CAN HELP END HUNGER

While some progress has been made to reduce the number of families that have experienced involuntary hunger in the fourth quarter of the year, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Wednesday said that “much work still has to be done to return to and improve on the country’s pre-pandemic hunger figures.” Nograles, head of the government’s […]

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DELIVER-E FORMS KEY PART OF ANTI-HUNGER CAMPAIGN

“Anything and everything that can be shared by our stakeholders is useful in achieving the objectives of our National Food Policy. We see the Deliver-e platform as a crucial contribution that will shape the results of the program.” Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made the statement during the Deliver-e Goes Live event on Monday, December 14, […]