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NBI to help PNP, DTI probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks, medical supplies

The National Bureau of Investigation will help in government probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks and medical supplies amid the threat of rising COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant of the coronavirus......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 4th, 2021

NBI to help PNP, DTI probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks, medical supplies

The National Bureau of Investigation will help in government probe into possible hoarding of oxygen tanks and medical supplies amid the threat of rising COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant of the coronavirus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Public urged: Avoid hoarding oxygen tanks, medical equipment

"Amid the increase in COVID-19 cases in the country, the PNP reminds the public to avoid hoarding oxygen tanks and other medical equipment and supplies," Eleazar said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Cebu Police Investigates Alleged Oxygen Hoarding

Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is now investigating the alleged hoarding of medical-grade oxygen tanks in the city. This comes after reports that some suppliers are hoarding the supplies to manipulate prices, especially now that Cebu is currently fighting another surge of COVID-19 cases. CCPO had a meeting with suppliers and said that there is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

NBI-7 to start probe on alleged hoarding of medical-grade oxygen 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) confirmed on Thursday, August 5 that they would start investigating reports on hoarding of oxygen tanks here in Cebu. Lawyer Rennan Augustus Oliva, director of NBI-7, told reporters on Thursday that they received the order from the Department of Justice (DOJ), tasking […] The post NBI-7 to start probe on alleged hoarding of medical-grade oxygen  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

PNP probes possible hoarding of oxygen tanks, medical supplies 

Police Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the PNP, gave the said order after the call by Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama to police and the Department of Trade and Industry. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

DTI-7 urges public to stop panic buying, hoarding of oxygen tanks

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) urged the public not to hoard medical-grade oxygen.  DTI-7, in a joint statement with the Central Visayas offices of the Department of Health (DOH-7) and Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), reiterated earlier assurances from concerned government agencies that the region has sufficient supply […] The post DTI-7 urges public to stop panic buying, hoarding of oxygen tanks appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Rama addresses nurse shortage issues

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has directed City Health Department office-in-charge Jeffrey Ibones to look into available nurses of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to augment other hospitals that lack medical personnel. Rama made the directive after pictures of patients with oxygen tanks outside a private hospital in […] The post Rama addresses nurse shortage issues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

First shipment of UK COVID medical aid arrives in India

The first shipment of COVID medical supplies from Britain to India, including 100 ventilators and 95 oxygen concentrators, arrived early Tuesday, the foreign ministry said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

DOH asks NegOcc legal office to probe complaints vs. doctors

BACOLOD CITY - The Negros Occidental Provincial Legal Office (PLO) is investigating the alleged questionable practices of three medical doctors and two other health workers in two district hospitals in the province.Provincial legal officer Alberto Nellas Jr. said on Friday the cases were ref.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 15

COLOMBO -- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with support from the Chinese government, donated essential medical equipment and supplies worth 800,000 U.S. dollars to Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health on Wednesday. A total of 328,660 packs of supplies were handed over to the Family Health Bureau through the Ministry of Health, which will be used to equip public health staff actively working at the grassroo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

PhilHealth suspends payments for claims under probe

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. is suspending payments to hospitals and medical professionals with reimbursement claims under investigation for fraud – a move that may prompt private hospital organizations to “disengage” from the state-run health insurer......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

VSMMC: Oxygen supply from our plant could become insufficient if COVID-19 cases continue to rise

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the oxygen supply from the oxygen plant of  Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) could become insufficient, a top VSMMC official fears. During their virtual open hospital tour, Lawyer Paul Gino Lopez, VSMMC chief administrative officer, said that at present, they have enough oxygen supply […] The post VSMMC: Oxygen supply from our plant could become insufficient if COVID-19 cases continue to rise appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

PNP steps up campaign vs. cyber crimes, sues 87

At least  121 charges have been filed against 87individuals for illegal acts ranging from spreading disinformation on the Internet to illegal online sale of medical supplies, according to  the Philippine National Police......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Philippine influencers call for probe into U.S. Fort Detrick biolab

MANILA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Philippine influencers have launched an online petition, urging the international community to seriously look into the role of the Fort Detrick laboratory in the United States in the global spread of the COVID-19 virus. Herman Laurel, a columnist for social news website Sovereign P.H., said the World Health Organization (WHO) should probe the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Inf.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

VSMMC: We have enough oxygen supply

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) has assured the public that they have enough oxygen supply to provide for their patients. In an advisory, Dr. Gerardo Aquino Jr., Medical Center Chief II of the VSMMC, said they are not experiencing any shortage of medical grade oxygen, stressing that their own […] The post VSMMC: We have enough oxygen supply appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Capitol’s Order: Regulate sale of medical oxygen

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To prevent shortage, the Cebu Provincial Government has imposed regulations on the sale and distribution of medical oxygen, which have become a hot commodity as more patients get infected with COVID-19. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) No. 36 on August 3 that regulates the sale of medical oxygen within […] The post Capitol’s Order: Regulate sale of medical oxygen appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Tulong ng opisina ni vp leni sa masbate, mas pinaigting

Sa panahon ng covid-19 pandemic, buong puso ang pagkalinga ni vp leni robredo sa mga frontliners at pamilya sa masbate. Halos 600 personal protective equipment (ppes) sets — mga mask, gown, face shield, at gloves — at mga medical supplies ang naibigay ng ovp sa iba’t ibang ospital at institusyon sa masbate. Sa pagbibigay ng […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

1,500 COVID-19 medical frontliners receive essential care packages from Globe

Globe and its partners have provided connectivity support to medical frontliners who risk their lives to tend to the needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. UP-Philippine General Hospital (PGH), National Children’s Hospital (NCH), and Tondo Medical Center (TMC) received essential support packages composed of WiFi kits, entertainment sets, grocery, medical supplies, insurance vouchers, and cash support. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Medical frontliners receive support from Globe and partners

Globe Telecom Inc. and its partners support Ayala Group’s #BrigadangAyala by providing WiFi kits, entertainment packages, grocery, medical supplies, insurance vouchers and cash support to three public hospitals......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Call of duty: 1,500 COVID-19 medical frontliners receive essential care packages from Globe

UP-Philippine General Hospital (PGH), National Children’s Hospital (NCH), and Tondo Medical Center (TMC) receive essential support packages composed of WiFi kits, entertainment sets, grocery, medical supplies, insurance vouchers and cash support......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021