The drug molnupiravir is now widely available for eligible patients after the Office of the Vice President signed a memorandum of agreement with QualiMed Health Network.
MANILA, Philippines — On her social media post, Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo said “Molnupiravir is now available for our patients who may be prescribed to take them under our Bayanihan E-Konsulta Program.”
“In the agreement, the OVP will issue a guarantee letter under our special medical assistnace program to any qualified patient referred by our volunteer doctors at Bayanihan E-Konsulta. QualiMed facilities will then further assess and prescribe the medicine to the patient,” Ms Robedo further explained.
She extended her appreciation to QualiMed for partnering with the OVP in extending the drug to more Filipinos.
The COVID-19 drug, in pill form, will be used for the treatment mild to moderate COVID-19 cases. The first shipment landed in the Philippines on 17 November. (RA/The MiNT)
Featured image: A memorandum of agreement signed in the Office of the Vice President made the COVID-19 drug that is responsible for the treatment of mild to moderate cases of COVID-19 cases is made widely accessible through the Bayanihan E-Konsulta Program. /Credit: Leni Robredo’s Facebook page