Red Cross mobile clinic to bring ‘vaccination sites’ nearer to Cebu’s residents 

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos especially those living far from the cities’s capital and want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 may no longer need to go to the vaccination sites once the Philippine Red Cross would launch…

Quarterly blood donation drive eyed in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 03/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government plans to conduct a quarterly blood donation drive. Cindi Chan, chairperson of the City Tourism Cultural and Historical Commission, said that this would be done to cope with the…

PRC most likely to suspend COVID-19 testing due to PhilHealth’s debt

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 08/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will “most likely” suspend its COVID-19 testing due to the failure of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to pay its remaining balances to the humanitarian organization’s coronavirus testing…

PRC to open a bio-molecular lab in Cebu City

Doris C. Bongcac 05/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Central Visayas, Senator Richard J. Gordon, chairman and CEO of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), said they will soon be opening…

Red Cross in Southern Leyte comes up with ‘drumvatory’

Jani Arnaiz 04/09/2020

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte – Since washing of hands is the first line of defense against the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19),  frontliners like the Philippine Red Cross came up with an innovative “drumvatory” project…

Red Cross conducts bloodletting in Lapu, collects 87 blood bags

Norman V. Mendoza 08/14/2018

A TOTAL of 87 blood bags were collected during the bloodletting activity and Zumba foam party conducted by Philippine Red Cross Lapu-Lapu/Cordova Chapter in Lapu-Lapu City. The event, held on the ground floor of the Mactan Convention…

Hundreds join Red Cross fun run in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 10/26/2017

HUNDREDS of runners joined the “Million Volunteer Run 4” initiated by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Lapu-Lapu–Cordova Chapter last Sunday at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City. The activity was simultaneously conducted by 102 Red Cross chapters…

Wars without limit and end

12/10/2016

By Pascal Porchet Syria. Iraq. South Sudan… The number of conflicts rose over the past decades, as did the numbers of displaced people. Every day, we hear of civilians being killed or injured, too often in violation of…

Red Cross opens 3rd blood station in Mandaue

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/12/2016

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) inaugurated its third blood station in Cebu located within their Cebu headquarters in Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City, Cebu yesterday. The new facility is equipped with a blood bank refrigerator and a power…

Youth leaders convene for Red Cross Supercamp

Norman V. Mendoza 05/12/2016

Nearly 500 delegates joined the five-day Philippine Red Cross 5th Supercamp that opened last April 25 at the Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base (MBEAB). Philippine Red Cross Secretary General Dr. Gwendolyn Pang welcomed the delegates during the…

Capitol won’t wait for Comelec , will send aid via Red Cross, DSWD

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Julit C. Jainar, Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/27/2016

The Cebu Capitol can no longer wait for feedback from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on its request for exemption from the ban on distribution of El Niño relief assistance in the province. Gov. Hilario Davide III…

‘I’m here as PRC head, not as candidate’

Nestle L. Semilla 03/20/2016

Former Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon, who is running for senator in this year’s elections, yesterday visited the Mandaue City fire victims and distributed relief goods to the 2,238 families temporarily staying at the Cebu International Convention Center…

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