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PRC SENDS HELP TO ‘ODETTE’-HIT BOHOL, CEBU

Senator Dick Gordon sent relief goods to families affected by the recent supertyphoon Odette in some parts of Visayas and Mindanao in an effort to spread hope to them and rebuild their lives with dignity. Gordon assured that the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) he chairs will continue to assist the most vulnerable residents in Ubay […]

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PRC ADDS 100 MORE TENTS FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has reached another breakthrough as they now have an additional 100 medical tents stored in the PRC Namayan Warehouse in Mandaluyong. The humanitarian organization now has 211 medical tents. “Urgent action is needed to arrest the rising human toll due to the ongoing pandemic.” “As the PRC puts a high […]

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PRC GIVES BAGO CITY INMATES COVID-19 VAX JABS

As support to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Program, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), in partnership with Bago City, Negros Occidental vaccinated 146 inmates and one personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in the city with Sinovac vaccine doses recently. Bago City is grateful to the humanitarian organization and for its initiative […]

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GORDON TO PRC: SET PHYSICIANS’ BOARD EXAMS IN NOV

As the country continues to cope with an unprecedented public health crisis, Senator Dick Gordon urged the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC) to reschedule the postponed Physician’s Licensure Exam (PLE) in Metro Manila to November this year as the country is in dire need for additional health workers. Gordon opined that the PRC should make a […]

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VILLANUEVA TO PRC: STOP POSTPONING BOARD EXAMS

Senator Joel Villanueva took to task the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for failing to administer more than 80 licensure exams because it was “stuck in the past.” The PRC has become a dinosaur because of its failure for 20 years to follow the mandate of the PRC Modernization Act that required the profession licensing agency […]

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PRC DEPLOYS MEDICAL TENTS IN CEBU — GORDON

As the province of Cebu experiences a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) immediately arranged for the deployment of medical tents to serve as triages and isolation areas in affected areas. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, PRC formulated its response by establishing surveillance, support […]

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PH RED CROSS TO WORK OVERTIME VS COVID-19 – GORDON

Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon said all Filipinos should follow safety protocols and reduce the risk of contracting the COVID-19 Delta variant that is spreading in the Philippines, making it third in the world for having the most number of COVID cases at 1,605,762. “Testing and vaccination is our primary weapon […]

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PRC BAKUNA CENTERS HAVE ULTRA-LOW TEMP FREEZERS

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is keeping to its promise of being an integral partner of the Philippine Government in its COVID-19 vaccination drive as it procured ultra-low freezers for several of its “Bakuna Centers”. The first batch of the ultra-low freezers was delivered at PRC’s PLMC Bakuna Center in Mandaluyong City recently. The ultra-low […]

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ANGARA TO PRC: SET UP SATELLITE EXAMINATION SITES

Senator Sonny Angara urged the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) to consider putting up satellite venues for its licensure examinations scheduled for this year as a way to help aspiring doctors, nurses, policemen, teachers, and other professionals with financial and mobility issues during this pandemic. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Angara noted that travel […]

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PH RED CROSS AIDS VICTIMS OF C-130 SULU CRASH

Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), mobilized the humanitarian organization to support the families of the victims immediately upon learning of the C-130 disaster. PRC Welfare Services activated its team as soon as it received its marching orders and dispatched a contingent to attend to the needs of those […]