Category : COVID 19 | Sub Category : COVID 19 Posted on 2020-05-08 13:45:13
The Catanduanes State University (CatSU) through SUC President III, Minerva I. Morales, turned-over on March 7, 2020 at the CatSU Main Admin. Building, 100 sets of Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) made by the University’s College of Industrial Technology (CIT) to the Catanduanes Medical Society (CMS). The initiative, still part of the CatSU’s on-going share in fighting against CoViD-19, was made possible in partnership with the University of the Philippines (UP)- Catandungan represented by Dr. Annabel J. Mata, Dr. Aliza De Leon- Valeza, Dr. Jenevy Lizaso and Mr. Mark Rojas during the turn-over. Present to receive the PPE’s was Dr. Armand Jefferson Espinola, President of the Catanduanes Medical Society.
It can be recalled
that the Catanduanes State University had made immediate response during the
last few weeks when the Corona Virus Disease-19 pandemic hit the ground as
early as March 2019. Prior to that, the University coordinated with the
UP-Catandungan Chapter where some of its members are themselves CatSU alumni
and medical doctors who are in the frontlines of fighting the dreaded disease.
The College of Industrial Technology under its Dean, Architect Jose G. Ong took
charge in producing the PPE sets, whereas, materials were provided by the
UP-Catandungan Chapter. Prior to that, the University likewise produced
facemasks and face shields that were provided to local frontliners in the