Singapore’s Temasek Foundation Donates 40,000 COVID-19 Test Kits to the Philippines

Singapore-based Temasek Foundation recently made the generous donation of 40,000 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) diagnostic test kits and 2 ventilators to the Philippines.

Singapore Ambassador Gerard Ho and Chief of Protocol and Presidential Assistant for Foreign Affairs Robert Borje received the donation at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. They handled the turnover of the items.


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“These additional test kits will supplement Singapore’s earlier donation to allow more people to have an early diagnosis, while the ventilators will be crucial for the survival of severe COVID-19 cases,” the Singaporean Embassy in Manila explains.

Singapore previously made a donation of 3,000 COVID-19 test kits to improve virus detection in the country.

They also pledge to “continue to work on ways [to] contribute to the Philippines’ effort to contain and defeat COVID-19.”

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