Reaching out
Vice President Leni Robredo (left) with CEO and president of Trulaboratories Madeline Pajarillo

Reaching out

THE PEPPER MILL - Pepper Teehankee (The Philippine Star) - May 13, 2021 - 12:00am

To help prevent the spread of COVID and increase the pace of testing in key cities in the Philippines, Trulaboratories Corp and Sterilab Company, distributors of SD Biosensor Standard Q Antigen Test Kits, recently donated thousands of test kits to the Office of the Vice President (OVP) and various Local Government Units (LGUs) to support the government’s initiative of mass testing.

CEO and president of Trulaboratories Corp. Madeline Pajarillo said, “Now, more than ever, test kits are needed so urgent treatment can be given to infected individuals and contacts can be isolated, which is crucial in breaking the chains of transmission.  This is our way of supporting the government’s anti-COVID program and to reach out to Filipinos who may not be able to afford high-quality rapid testing. Antigen testing is an essential tool in our fight against COVID. It can help our government in saving lives and in reopening the economy.”

Aside from the OVP, the test kit donations were given to the following LGUs: Manila, San Juan, Pasig, Pasay, Antipolo, Parañaque, Cavite, Bacoor, and Las Piñas.

Standard Q Antigen Test Kits by SD Biosensor Korea is approved by the World Health Organization and Food and Drug Administration and has been validated by the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine.

I really hope this COVID disaster will end very soon.  Stay safe, everyone!


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