NGCP donates ECLIA-based antibody test kits, testing booths to Mandaluyong LGU
Published on September 11, 2020 12:00 AM
As part of its COVID-19 response efforts, NGCP donated 10,000 ECLIA-based antibody testing and 50 COVID-19 testing booths to the local government of Mandaluyong City on August 20. ECLIA-based testing has a 99.81% clinical specificity, thereby producing more accurate results.
“We believe that COVID-19 testing is part of the new normal. Through the donation of these test booths and test kits, we are able to contribute to the COVID-19 response efforts of our country, one LGU at a time,” NGCP stated.
NGCP also donated 10,000 COVID-19 ECLIA-BASED antibody testing and 50 testing booths to the Quezon City government, and another 500 test kits to Navotas City as part of its PhP1 Billion donation to the Filipino people to help in the fight against the pandemic.
NGCP’s donation includes a PhP500 Million donation of grocery packs to 1,028 LGUs around the country, medical supplies such as PPEs, alcohols, and sanitizers to more than 300 hospitals and city/municipal/rural health centers nationwide, 9 ambulances to government hospitals, mechanical ventilators, RT-PCR machines, SteraMist Systems, and other medical equipment to key hospitals around the country, a PhP5 Million donation to Project Ugnayan, and a PhP10 Million donation to Project Ark. Donning and Doffing chambers and Isolation rooms will also be donated by NGCP to identified government hospitals.
NGCP is a Filipino-led, privately owned company in charge of operating, maintaining, and developing the country’s power grid, led by majority shareholders and Vice Chairman of the Board Henry Sy, Jr. and Co-Vice Chairman Robert Coyiuto, Jr.###