Writer: DA Communications Group | 31 January 2022
In response to the latest surge within the Covid-19 instances and the rise of the Omicron variant, the Division of Agriculture, by means of the Workplace of the Undersecretary for Particular Considerations (OUSC), distributed 1,000 well being kits to its frontline personnel, notably aged and differently-abled individuals, and people with comorbidities on January 12-28, 2022.
Undersecretary for Particular Considerations Waldo Carpio stated that the instances inside Metro Manila and inside DA have reached an all-time excessive, thus, it’s mandatory that the frontline personnel, particularly the elderlies, differently-abled individuals, and people with comorbidities, are outfitted and shielded from the dreaded virus.
“We have to equip and defend our manpower with a view to preserve the machineries of the Division up and operating and that they’re able to ship the much-needed providers to our farmers and fisherfolk. We have to preserve them secured from the dangers of Covid-19,” stated Undersecretary Carpio.
Personnel recipients of the well being kits, together with these working at DA and its connected businesses and workers bureaus, expressed their deep gratitude to the OUSC.
“Maraming salamat kay Usec. Carpio at hindi niya kami nakalimutan lalo na ngayong [panahon ng] krisis. Malaking tulong itong well being kits lalo sa aming mga could edad na,” stated an aged recipient.
Among the many DA businesses that acquired the kits had been: DA-Central Workplace, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Sources (BFAR), Bureau of Animal Business (BAI), Bureau of Plant Business (BPI), Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Engineering (BAFE), Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Requirements (BAFS), Bureau of Agricultural Analysis (BAR), Agriculture Coaching Institute (ATI), Bureau of Soils and Water Administration (BSWM), Nationwide Tobacco Administration (NTA), Agriculture Credit score Coverage Council (ACPC), Nationwide Meat Inspection Service (NMIS), Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF), Philippine Fiber Business Growth Authority (PhilFIDA), Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), and Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA).
The well being kits included face masks, face shields, alcohol with atomizer, moist wipes, and nutritional vitamins. (### from OUSC)