UP Visayas Philippine Genome Center acquires country’s 1st Next-Gen Sequencers for COVID

The University of the Philippines Visayas-hosted Philippine Genome Center (PGC) has just received the country's first set of Next-Generation Sequencers to enable the center for Whole Genome Sequencing to detect SARS-CoV-2 variants in the region.

Jollibee Group FoodAID distributes 6.4 million meals as pandemic response

The Jollibee Group is continuing to provide food assistance to communities and frontliners in need through the Jollibee Group Foundation’s FoodAID Program which has distributed over 6.4 million meals since March 2020.

Filipino nurses win UK National Healthcare Award for Covid work

The Filipino Nurses Association in the United Kingdom (FNA-UK) has won the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Community Initiative of the Year award for its outstanding work during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Face masks, coffee, chocolate entrepreneurs turn limitations into opportunities

Inabel face masks distributor Regina Escolin of Kanami Supplies (Quezon City), Arnie Cotecson of White Beard Coffee (Siargao), and Dalareich Polot of Dalareich Chocolate House (Bohol) shared their respective stories of hope via a short YouTube video to inspire other entrepreneurs coping with the challenges of the ongoing pandemic.

UP, Ateneo set up isolation rooms for Covid asymptomatic patients to unburden hospitals

The University of the Philippines (UP) and Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) are setting up isolation wards for Quezon City Covid-19 patients to help unburden hospitals amidst the surge of cases in Metro Manila.

This free doctor consultation platform brings frontliners and patients together online

The new free Bayanihan E-Konsulta doctor consultation platform brings together online frontliners and patients who cannot go to hospitals amid the surge of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines.

DLSU honors outstanding youth and education stories amid pandemic

De La Salle University (DLSU) today honored outstanding youth and education stories released on Philippine media amid the coronavorus pandemic.

How Filipino American teen CEO Ryan Ang’s basketball training business thrived amid Covid

Filipino American Ryan Ang has revealed the story of how his basketball training business thrived despite the Covid-19 pandemic that restricted his usual face-to-face sessions.

Covid RT-PCR saliva test of Philippine Red Cross now available in Ayala Malls

The Covid RT-PCR saliva test conducted by the Philippine Red Cross is now available in Ayala Malls collection sites in Circuit and Market! Market!

Filipino company develops cold plasma-based air-surface sterilizer vs. Covid

Filipino company Aller Innovations Inc. has developed a cold plasma technology-based air and surface sterilizer that is effective in larger indoor areas and spaces like pantry or storage areas, elevators, and building lobbies to guard against the coronavirus.

COVID loans app for Filipinos win Finastra Hack to the Future in UK

A COVID loans app for Filipinos is one of the major winners in the Finastra Hack to the Future in the United Kingdom.

LOOK: World’s Largest Solar Rosary for Healing Shines at Luneta Park

The World’s Largest Solar Rosary for Healing was lit up while the Filipino nation prayed as part of the National Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines marking 500 years of Christianity in the country.
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