PRC Tacloban, together with the Accredited Professional Organizations (APOs) in Region 8, organized an online donation campaign last April 02, 2020 to raise a fund for health care professionals in Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC), the only hospital in Eastern Visayas allowed to treat COVID-19 patients.
On April 22, 2020 Dr. Buddy Evardone, EVRMC Medical Director, received the cash donations which will be used to purchase additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sets. Dr. Evardone explained that there is indeed a dire need for such medical equipment.
Moreover, aside from the cash donations generated in the campaign, the Federation of Active Professional Organizations(FAPORE) in Region 8 also donated surgical masks, while the PhilippinesPharmacist Association, Inc. (PPhA) Region 8 donated one hundred (100) pieces of face shield.