Profiling of recipients of vaccine to start ‘soon’

THE Mandaue City Vaccine Board (MCVB) is finalizing the program for its electronic immunization registration to be used in profiling coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine recipients. Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) president Ernie Manatad, MCVB chairman, said the Department of Health (DOH) has an electronic immunization registration, but this is still not available to local […]

2 Cebu HEIs approve face-to-face classes in MGCQ areas

TWO higher education institutions (HEIs) in Cebu that offer medical and allied health programs welcome the announcement of the Palace confirming that medical schools in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status and similar HEIs in areas under GCQ with base hospitals that cater to Covid-19 patients can now gradually resume limited face-to-face classes. […]

Meat price spike probed

TALISAY City, Cebu Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 ordered the City Agriculture’s Office to investigate the increase in the prices of pork, chicken and beef in the city’s markets. After receiving complaints about the sudden price increases, Gullas wants to know the reasons behind them. A kilo of pork […]

Cebu City begins talks with 2 vaccine makers

THE Cebu City Government is negotiating with AstraZeneca and Moderna for the procurement of vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). At the same time, Mayor Edgardo Labella said the Cebu City Vaccine Advisory Board is finalizing its vaccination plan, which will identify the cold chain facilities and the vaccination centers. It will also contain a […]

Visayas prexy of logistics group vows to help craft better solutions to supply chain industry’s problems

AS HE assumes the presidency of the Visayas chapter of the Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP) this year, Cebu-based entrepreneur Rodien Paca has vowed to regularly meet with the industry stakeholders to discuss logistics issues and mount trainings to equip workers with upgraded skills in this new business environment. “The logistics industry […]

PH firms’ optimism steadily sinking due to pandemic

MID-SIZED businesses are displaying reserved optimism about an economic recovery, according to the latest figures from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report which gathers responses from nearly 5,000 business leaders in 29 economies including the G20. This follows a challenging year, in which mid-sized companies saw their revenue decrease by an average of one percent globally […]