Visiting a doctor amid pandemic: If symptoms persist, don’t hesitate

The widespread panic and fear generated by COVID-19 have brought the world to a grinding halt with authorities imposing quarantine protocols. The pandemic has caused many Filipinos to hesitate to visit doctors’ clinics primarily due to the fear of contracting the virus outside their homes. Medical practitioners are now conducting teleconsultations or virtual consultations, allowing…

Garmin® partners PhysioQ to support and accelerate COVID-19 research

Garmin® announces an exclusive partnership with non-profit organization PhysioQ, connecting registered users’ health data from Garmin smartwatches to Neo, a connected self-monitoring system that allows users to proactively monitor their own and their family members’ vitals through the Neo mobile app. It is critical to track these vitals as these are indicators of health status…

LinkedIn offers free job postings to accelerate hiring for critical roles to fight COVID-19

Hospitals and nonprofits working on Coronavirus disaster relief and essential services (such as supermarkets, package delivery and warehousing companies), can now post new mission critical jobs for free for the next three months, on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. This is to help these organizations connect with professionals with the relevant skills and experience…

Child rights organizations call for the protection of all Filipino children during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are facing an unprecedented global public health crisis. While children’s health appears to be less directly affected by COVID-19, it must be recognized that the outbreak will deeply affect the environment where children grow and develop. “Sadly, what is often overlooked is the impact this situation will have on children, especially those who are…

TikTok to provide US$1M aide to PH Medical Frontliners

In this challenging time as the Philippines battles against COVID-19, TikTok has pledged to donate 1 million US dollars to the Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGHMFI). Through PGHMFI, a non-profit organization that is a major partner of the Philippine General Hospital, the donated fund can enable the health care professionals to gain access…

ZEN Rooms Accommodates Frontliners During COVID-19 Crisis

Despite the Luzon-wide lockdown that put tourism at a standstill, the spirit of hospitality is more alive now than ever. Numerous businesses have recognized how overwhelming the pandemic has been for medical frontliners, and have shown their support in the fight against COVID-19. For ZEN Rooms, the leading mid-range hotel franchise in the region, supporting…

Travel Advisory: AirAsia cancels flights as PH government extends enhanced community quarantine

Following the Philippine government’s directive of extending the enhanced community quarantine period in Luzon, AirAsia is cancelling all domestic and international Z2 flights until 30 April 2020. All affected guests will be promptly notified via email or SMS. AirAsia strongly encourages guests to update their contact details using the “My Bookings” feature on airasia.com to…