March 31, 2020
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda urged all public and private hospitals to pay workers on time and release hazard pay to all the frontliners fighting Covid-19.
March 31, 2020
Legarda made this call after receiving reports that contractual and job order staff were not receiving their salaries.
As of March 29, 2020, 12 doctors have died fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Philippine Medical Association.
As per Dr. Oscar Tinio, Chairman of the association’s Commission on Legislation, doctor-to-patient ratio currently stands […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda expressed that Antique is prepared to fight and address the social and economic impact of Covid-19. As of March 31, Antique remains Covid-19 free.
March 30, 2020
In order to address the social and economic impact of Covid-19, the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) emphasizes the importance of implementing a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach to protect the health and wellbeing of Filipinos through a three-phased program of interventions. These phases are (1) Phase 1, which […]
Through the initiatives and efforts of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda, Personnel Protective Equipment (PPEs) and medical supplies will arrive today in Antique via private plane.
March 30, 2020
Partial delivery of the PPEs and medical supplies includes protective suits for the doctors and health workers, 50 protective medical goggles, 46 thermal scanners, and 21,000 masks, which are personal donations of Deputy Speaker Legarda to all hospitals of Antique.
“We can not wait for the limited and scarce supplies of the […]
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) upon the advice and close coordination with Deputy Speaker Cong. Loren Legarda will start AICs distribution to the marginalized and vulnerable/ disadvantaged Antiqueños tomorrow, especially to the households of PUIs and PUMs which have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
March 26, 2020
Through the efforts of Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda, a cash assistance of Php3,000.00 will be given to each household beneficiary in every municipality.
An initial 2,076 households will be […]
Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda today urged the government to prioritize the health and well being of our health professionals, service providers, and other frontliners as the country continues to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Legarda also lamented the death of nine doctors who succumbed to COVID-19 and expressed concern for the thousands of medical practitioners who continue to be exposed to the virus as they fulfill their duties.
“It breaks my heart to learn that […]