MANILA, Philippines — Some 57,000 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test kits worth P400 million donated by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma were turned over by the foundation of Senator Manny Pacquiao to the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday.
A press statement from the senator’s office said the test kits were donated by Ma to the Philippine government through the Manny Pacquiao Foundation.
Present during the turnover ceremony at the DOH were health officials led by Dr. Rongene Solante of the San Lazaro Hospital and representatives of the University of the Philipines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH).
Pacquiao said the donated kits are the same test kits…
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