Pandemic spurs public hospitals to innovate, go beyond mandate
Three public hospitals, namely, the Zamboanga City Medical Center, Bicol Region General Hospital and Geriatric Medical Center and Cebu-based Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center are off to a memorable start of the year as they presented the emerging results of their long-term strategic plans in a public revalida.?
Bikeshare at UP Diliman: A glimpse of sustainable transport for cities
The University of the Philippines’ Bike Share shows that, pandemic or not, two wheels are better than four.
Bikeshare in Metro Manila: An accessible, affordable transportation system we need
The push to move people, not vehicles, in the Philippines received renewed momentum during the pandemic. The need was always urgent, but the struggle to find accessible, safe mobility options, especially for essential workers, became more prevalent as COVID-19 caused lockdowns across Philippine cities.
Globe myBusiness launches #GiftLocal campaign to support local SMEs this holiday season
Globe myBusiness supports SMEs with the #GiftLocal campaign that aims to encourage Filipino consumers to purchase their gifts from local small businesses.
Pasig, San Juan top most 'bike-friendly' cities in NCR
Over a thousand Filipinos chose to bike to work in June amid restrictions on public transportation,?despite the lack of safe bike lanes along major roads.
Disaster risk reduction must be localized amid reliance on foreign aid — study
“Further progress is needed to ensure that local agencies are empowered to respond without international support,” Bollettino?also said.
How Baguio public hospital reinvented itself in time for a COVID-19 response
Baguio City was among the LGUs whose COVID-19 policy was considered effective during the monthslong lockdown. At the heart of its pandemic response was a hospital that was quick to adjust to the crisis—the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.
Cotabato regional hospital bags good governance award
The Cotabato Regional Medical Center is aiming to build specialty centers for heart, trauma, cancer care, women’s health and neonatology, diabetes, physical medicine and rehabilitation and mental health by 2022.
Building of Globe cell site brings jobs, good employment benefits
LGUs allowing cell site construction in their municipalities enable not only connectivity for its residents, but also employment opportunities and better livelihoods.
San Juan COVID cases slowing down
The doubling rate for the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 cases in San Juan is now taking 12 days, according to Mayor Francis Zamora.
Digital technology is key to recovery
The webinar organized by the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation and the Makati Business Club last June 23 on the topic “Digital Readiness for the New Normal” provided some insights on the government’s economic recovery plan from the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic in which digital connectivity will play a major role.
People stranded in Metro Manila now need PCR test before heading to provinces
Fourteen lawmakers from Eastern Visayas have urged the government to ensure that stranded persons are free from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) before they are sent home.
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