Air Force C-130 airlifts donated medical supplies, equipment

Philippine Air Force (PAF) C-130 aircraft has airlifted boxes of medical supplies and equipment donated by a local Filipino-Chinese company and an anonymous Filipino-Chinese businessman at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on March 21, 2020.

A simple turn-over ceremony was conducted with Senator Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief-of-Staff General Felimon Santos, Jr., and Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lieutenant General Allen Paredes.

The donation includes the following: 15,000 pieces of medical protective suits; 40,000 pieces of medical gloves; 5,184 pieces of disposable goggles; 1,000 pieces of infrared thermometers; 368,600 pieces of protective masks; 5,000 pieces of disposable shoe covers; 10,050 pieces of diagnostic kits; one (1) set of fully-automated nucleic acid extraction system; and one (1) piece of slan 96p time PCR.

These shall be used by the medical personnel who are at the forefront in treating the COVID-19 patients. PAF.MIL.PH