Thursday, Mar 30 2023

The rapid spread of Covid-19 in the Philippines has been alarming. Everybody is doing whatever has to be done to contain the virus.    

But the frontliners in this epic battle are the selfless and courageous healthcare workers (HWC) who at their own personal risk—are working round the clock to save lives and prevent more contagion. As the contagion get worse every day it has become painfully clear that there is an urgent need to augment the gaping lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our healthcare heroes.

Dr. Nina Berba, Infectious Disease expert puts a conservative estimate of up to more than P6.5M a month for a big hospital like PGH. The Public Health system is inadequate to face this challenge on its own.

Thus the UP Medical Foundation and The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service (TOWNS) have joined to launch a Fund Drive for PPEs—masks, gloves, hazmat suit, scrub booties, protective gear for the safety of our healthcare workers.  

We are appealing to the best of the Filipino to contribute generously as we all unite to combat this national threat. You can deposit your cash donation to:

The U.P. Medical Foundation, Inc
Bank: BDO, Bocobo-Pedro Gil Branch
Account No:  353-0094-018.
Email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The UPMF Inc can furnish receipts upon request. DONATIONS IN KIND are also welcome.
If you have any of the following, in any quantity, please message +63977-240-1211

  1. N95 masks
  2. Surgical gloves
  3. 3 ply mouth masks
  4. Alcohol spray / alcogel
  5. Face shields / disposable eye shields
  6. Disposable non woven gowns
  7. Disposable hoods
  8. Disposable shoe covers

We will match your supply to specific hospitals in need.
Please reply with your name / location / supplies and quantity.
With God’s grace, together we can overcome.

Paulo Pagkatipunan, MD
President, UP Medical Foundation Inc.Mediadora Saniel, Md
Infectious Disease Expert
Former Director, RITMOlivia Ferry
President, The Outstanding Women in the Nations Service Inc (TOWNS Inc.)


Donations for COVID-19 PPE FOR Health Care Workers

Deposit can be made to:
Account Name:  The U.P. Medical Foundation, Inc.s
Account Number: 00-353-0094-018
Bank: Banco De Oro (BDO)
Branch: Bocobo-Pedro Gil
Bank Address: Ground floor, Altra Center, 1663 Bocobo, Bgy 698, Malate, Manila
Swift Code:  BNORPHMM


Please email a picture of validated deposit slip to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  
Official receipt Will be issued upon confirmation of the deposit. 

Thank you!


Elizabeth Sy Pamplona
The U.P. Medical Foundation, Inc.
Mezzanine floor, Dean's Complex, College of Medicine, U.P. Manila
547 Pedro Gil, Bgy. 669, Ermita, Manila 1000
Tel. No. (02) 524-2257
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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