Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro East Urban
The Rotary Clubs of Cagayan de Oro are mobilizing their resources to answer the call for assistance in securing urgently needed medical supplies for the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), the only COVID-19 referral hospital in Region.
One of the clubs, the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro East Urban, delivered to NMMC some of the much needed supplies and continues to procure and locally produce others for the hospital’s front liners.…
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In what could be a critical turning point in the country’s battle against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved today, March 30, 2020, the use of five (5) brands of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19.
“We approve kits that are registered and used in countries with advanced technology and wide experience with COVID 19.…
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© RITM Researchers at the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine prepare to load reagents into a real-time PCR machine as they check their testing kits for the Zika virus on Wednesday, February 3.
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry today endorsed to President Rodrigo Duterte a resolution from its affiliate chambers in Mindanao urging the ramping up of mass screening of possible COVID-19 cases in the country through the adoption of the Rapid Serologic Test (RST) as a surveillance tool.…
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Tomas Sia of the CDO Filipino-Chinese Community officially turns over the donated medical supplies to NMMC Domingo Gobalane. (photo courtesy of Jeffrey Ang)
The Filipino Chinese Community of Cagayan de Oro has delivered needed medical supplies to assist two government hospitals at the front line of the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Northern Mindanao (Region X).…
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Elders of the Higa-onon Catanico-Tablon-Cugman-Ancestral Domain in Malasag, Bgy. Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City perform traditional rituals seeking protection vs. the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Photo by Datu Masikal Jabiniar)
Indigenous Peoples of Northern Mindanao are invoking the protection of their spirit guardians through traditional rituals against the ongoing pandemic of the COVID-19 coronavirus.…
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The regional chambers of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mindanao have petitioned President Rodrigo Duterte to consider a comprehensive package of measures to cushion the adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and its countermeasures on business and workers in the island.
The petition was signed by Maria Teresa R.…
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President Rodrigo Duterte lays the time capsule for the Panguil Bay Bridge Project in Tubod, Lanao del Norte on November 28, 2018.
The joint venture group of three major Korean construction firms has begun the design and construction of the Panguil Bay Bridge Project in Tubod, Lanao del Norte.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) issued the group a Notice to Proceed on Feb.…
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Harnessing the ingenuity of Filipino scientist and doctors with the full backing of the DOST, Dr. Raul Destura and his team were able to create the Lab-in-a-Mug device. (Photo from the Philippine Genome Center).
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Certificate of Exemption for the locally developed and manufactured SARS CoV-2 PCR Detection Kit that will make it much cheaper for Filipino health professionals to test for the coronavirus.…
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RDC-X Advisory Committee members review FY 2021 RLA and SUC budget proposals for endorsement to the RDC-X Full Council.
The Advisory Committee of the Regional Development Council in Northern Mindanao will support the budget proposals of government agencies, state universities and colleges for Fiscal Year 2021 amounting to P900 –Billion.
The Advisory Committee of Northern Mindanao (RAC-X) consists of congressional representatives from the region, RDC-X officers and sectoral committees.… Continue reading... “RAC-X endorses P900B reg’l agency priority projects for 2021”