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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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EU DIPLOMATS ANSWER RED CROSS CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS – GORDON

Diplomats of the European Union (EU) member states in the Philippines strengthened their ties with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) by answering the call for blood donations. PRC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Senator Dick Gordon expressed gratitude to the EU envoys and ambassadors, and recognized the EU’s various assistance to the PRC throughout […]

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FILIPINO-CHINESE COMMUNITY DONATES P15-M FOR COVID-19 LAB – GORDON

Another bio-molecular laboratory will be set up by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) after it signed a Conditional Deed of Donation with the Filipino-Chinese Community Calamity Fund (FCCCF) for the latter’s support for the PRC’s efforts in fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic through a cash donation amounting to P15 million. According to PRC Chairman […]

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RED CROSS TESTING CENTERS PICKING UP SPEED – GORDON

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing centers of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are now working at speed as more samples are being brought recently, said Senator Dick Gordon. Gordon, PRC Chairman and CEO reported that the test centers have been working harder as more samples are being turned in. “Our machines are still not […]

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MORE LGUS SHOULD GET THEIR CONSTITUENTS TESTED FOR COVID-19 – GORDON

Amid the need for at least 13 percent of Metro Manila’s population to be tested for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 in order to contain the spread of the disease more effectively, Senator Dick Gordon commended local government units (LGUs) that are already testing their constituents. Several LGUs in the National Capital Region (NCR) […]

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RED CROSS COVID-19 TESTING CENTER NOW OPERATIONAL – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has taken another step in its campaign to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after its testing center in its national headquarters located along EDSA in Mandaluyong City started operations recently. Senator Dick Gordon, PRC chairman and CEO, said the country’s foremost humanitarian organization has taken […]

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WE MUST BEAT THE VIRUS – GORDON

Amid the rising COVID-19 cases in the country, Senator Dick Gordon is calling for unity and cooperation to ensure victory against the disease, which has affected many countries and their economies. “Dapat ang resolve ng buong bansa, we must rally around the flag, we must rally around our country, wala munang pulitika at gawin natin […]

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CREATE A NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR SPORTS – GORDON

While supporting the proposed creation of a Philippine High School for Sports, Senator Dick Gordon said that it should be part of a national program for sports which would inculcate the value of teamwork and discipline among athletes at a very young age to produce a community of people who are inspired and motivated to […]

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RED CROSS RECEIVES BOC’S DONATON FOR TAAL – GORDON

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has donated to the Philippine Red Cross two truckloads of assorted items for the families affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano. Senator Dick Gordon, PRC chairman and CEO, accepted the donation composed of various food and non-food relief items gathered by the BOC from their relief operation drive. “We […]

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DTI SECURES 125,000 N-88 MASKS – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was able to get the partial supply of N-88 face masks from Medtecs, the lone local manufacturer from Bataan. With the assistance of the Philippine International Trading Corporation (PITC), the DTI bought 125,000 pieces of N-88 masks. Of these, 70,000 pieces were delivered and immediately donated to the […]