Category : COVID 19 | Sub Category : COVID 19 Posted on 2020-05-08 13:13:24
In its response to the current CoViD-19 pandemic, the Catanduanes State University (CatSU) in partnership with the University of the Philippines (UP)-Catandungan Chapter this time aims to produce 70 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontliners.
Dr. Minerva I. Morales, CatSU SUC- President III, revealed that this initiative is also in cooperation with the different Deans of the Colleges, Department Heads, and faculty members. Dr. Maria S. Tugano, Vice-President for Academic Affairs said that the University’s partnership with UP-Catandungan for the production of PPE’s has been a shared effort of the CatSU academic community where they helped raise funds for the project. The UP-Catandungan group is also set to shoulder part of the labor cost, together with the CatSU. As of this writing, the University now awaits the arrival of the materials that will be used for producing PPE’s at CatSU, the design of which was already firmed-up with the University’s College of Industrial Technology (CIT).
(Thanks to the sources, Dr. Maria S. Tugano, VP-AA and CAS Dean, Moreno Tabios Jr.)