As countries under COVID-19 lockdowns see a surge in domestic violence, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and Their Children (IACVAWC) to ensure that the implementation of Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004 remains in full force.
With mass testing for COVID-19 set to be conducted two days after the scheduled end of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on April 12, Senator Win Gatchalian favors extending the quarantine period by at least two weeks.
Senator Win Gatchalian raised the alarm as the COVID-19 crisis has not only affected the people but the country’s food security as well, given the real situation on the ground.
The government needs to fast track the implementation of the national ID system for a quicker health and calamity response in the future to prevent a repeat of the mistakes committed in tracing persons suspected with COVID-19 infections, according to Senator Win Gatchalian.
As the country sees the increasing number of Filipinos contracting the deadly coronavirus, Senator Win Gatchalian has urged all Local Government Units (LGUs) to set up makeshift hospitals and isolation tents where patients with mild symptoms can be isolated and mitigate the risk of spreading the virus.
As the country races against time to contain the spread of the deadly virus, Senator Win Gatchalian urges the national government to relax the requirements on COVID-19 related transactions to expedite the delivery of relief and services to the public.
A pandemic worse as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis. This is how Senator Win Gatchalian described the persistent spread of disinformation over the Philippines' cyberspace amid a public health emergency.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged local government units (LGUs) to introduce clear, definitive guidelines in addressing the plight of the homeless during the Luzon-wide “enhanced community quarantine” over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
As Metro Manila braces for possible water interruption during the summer season, Senator Win Gatchalian warns that insufficient water supply could threaten efforts in containing or curbing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).