Amid delays in the arrival of the COVID-19 bivalent vaccines in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the need to boost local capacity on vaccine development through the creation of the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines (VIP).
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the creation of a Center for Disease Prevention and Control, which will be at the forefront of government response during health crises similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to ramp up their programs to increase immunization coverage and prevent the outbreak of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the next administration to address stunting among Filipino children, which has long-term consequences on their growth and development.
Amid the observance of World Immunization Week 2022, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to accelerate the vaccination of children aged 5 to 11.
As the government eyes to begin the inoculation of minors against COVID-19 on October 15, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 to avoid a “walk-in” system and prevent crowding in vaccination sites.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to tap sign language interpreters to assist deaf and mute recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Following the detection of more cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines, Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the urgency of vaccinating minors to prevent them from becoming “variant factories.”
While world leaders continue to debate whether there should be a suspension of intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the government to be one step ahead – explore the possibility of the country having the capacity to produce its own vaccine.