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April 07, 2020

Guidelines in Securing a License to Operate a COVID-19 Testing Laboratory
The Department of Health issues these guidelines to set standards in licensing COVID-19 testing laboratories as a strategy to expand testing capacity, to have move capable laboratories, and at the same time, ensuring that quality and safety are maintained...

April 06, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: DOH: Local companies to produce 10,000 personal protective equipment daily with support from DTI
Health OIC-Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire announced today that the Department of Health (DOH) is working with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), industry associations, and private firms to locally manufacture personal protective equipment (PPEs)...

April 06, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: DOH Secretary visits more community quarantine sites in Manila
Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III today announced that the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), and World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM) are due to open this week as community quarantine facilities during his visit to the sites this morning...

April 05, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: DOH announces Public-Private Partnerships between hospital facilities amid COVID Pandemic, appeals to public not to discriminate against Health Care Workers
The Department of Health today announced the public-private partnership of The Medical City (TMC) and Pasig City Children’s Hospital (PCCH) where “moderate” COVID-19 cases will be transferred to the PCCH so that more advanced facilities in TMC can be used to attend to severe cases...

April 05, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: Chinese medical experts arrive to advise PH on COVID-19 fight
Twelve Chinese medical experts arrived in Manila today to share their learnings in handling COVID-19 cases with  Filipino medical professionals...

April 04, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: COVID daily testing capacity increases, numbers to improve further to 10K
The Department of Health (DOH) today announced that by April 14, it will be capable of conducting 3,000 tests per day as a result of its recently expanded testing protocol. It also aims to further increase capacity between 8,000 to 10,000 tests by the end of April.