The Department of National Defense (DND) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) received today, 15 April 2021, the donation of 50,000 units of COVID-19 Swab Test Kits from the Ministry of Defense of Singapore.
The test kits which were delivered at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) will be issued to the VMMC and the AFP Medical Center (AFPMC). The VMMC which is mandated to provide quality medical care and treatment to veterans and their dependents is under the purview of the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) while the AFPMC provides medical care to the military and civilian personnel of the AFP. Both PVAO and AFP are government bureaus under the DND.
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