Published November 17, 2019, 3:26 PM
By Ellson Quismorio
For ACT-CIS Party-List Rep. Niña Taduran, the Department of Health (DOH) earned brownie points for opting to postpone the bidding for pneumococcal conjugal vaccines or PCVs, which was initially participated in by just one bidder.
Taduran, a former journalist, reckoned that an open competitive bidding procedure will give better options for the government in procuring the said vaccines.
“We don’t want to have another rushed procurement of vaccines which could be a source of corruption,” said the nominee of ACT-CIS, the top vote-getter among party-lists during the May 2019 midterm polls.
PCVs are designed as a protection against
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