Laban Konsyumer Inc. Warns Consumers On Stockpiling Of Medicines, Vitamins

Laban Konsyumer Inc. Warns Consumers On Stockpiling Of Medicines, Vitamins


GSIS To Launch Two Mobile Apps This October

Mas madali mo nang ma-access ang iyong GSIS account gamit ang bagong mobile application nito!

Halloween @ Home: Recreate The Chills And Thrills With Globe At Home

End the Spooktober in a spooktacular way with Globe At Home!

Phoenix Introduces New FamilyMart Retail Format Through Cebu Stores

FamilyMart opens three new compact stores in Cebu, offering a unique customer experience in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Globe Introduces Mobile Health Solution With GoHealth

For just P20, you can now enjoy up to P,1000 health insurance from Pacific Cross!

Consumer advocacy group Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) has called on consumers not to stockpile medicines and vitamins amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

In a statement Monday, LKI President Victorio Mario Dimagiba said some consumers are stockpiling medicines and vitamins beyond their needs that may create artificial shortage of these drugs.

It was also observed that some branded Vitamin C products are out of stock for weeks in a leading drugstore.

Dimagiba added the stockpiling of these drugs may affect consumers who are in need of medication.

“The consumer group also called on the government to ensure unhampered transport and distribution of medicines and medical devices,” LKI said.

Moreover, LKI reminded Filipinos that cheaper medicines are underway for consumers as President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed Executive Order No. 104 slashing retail prices of some medicines up to 50 percent.

These include medications for hypertension, diabetes, cancer, asthma, and analgesics, among others.

President Duterte signed the executive order to provide access to cheaper medicines amid the Covid-19 crisis. (PNA)

Baguio To Add 111 Isolation Beds On Nov. 3

The city government of Baguio continues to increase its isolation and quarantine facilities that it can even share to Benguet province.

DSWD Cites Importance Of Saving Amid Pandemic

Ugaliin ang pag-iipon lalo na ngayong panahon ng krisis.

Bacolod City Requires Travelers To Register For Contact Tracing

Individuals staying in Bacolod city who are seeking authority to travel are now required to register in the Bacolod Contact Tracing System.

Iconic Motorola Brand Is Back With New Top-Of-The-Line Smartphones

Remember motorola? It's coming back with 2 innovative offerings!

Netizens Raise PHP1.1M For Unemployed Tamaraw Rangers

Filipinos come together for an online fundraising event dedicated to help the tamaraw rangers and forest wardens affected by the pandemic.

Globe Launches Electric Studio Partnership To Keep Customers With Their Fitness Goal

Globe partners with Electric Studio to motivate you to stay fit and healthy this quarantine! Check out the extraordinary deals here:

UN Group Recognizes DepEd For ‘Outstanding Service’

“Under her (Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones) leadership, DepEd had been the most successful, actively participating in several youth day celebrations. We are very optimistic that with the presence of the UN, and at the same time, local representatives of the education and Congress, we can forge ahead and create new innovative ways that can bridge the gap.”

France Heads For 2nd Virus Lockdown As Infections Soar

France is scheduled to enter a second coronavirus lockdown from Friday midnight until December 1.

Madam Auring Bids Farewell At 80

It seems like the stars are not positioned well today.

Colegio De San Jose Adapts Virtual Learning In The New Normal In Partnership With Globe

Globe continues to support schools in its transformation to provide blended learning for their students.