in Press Releases on Mar 30, 2021
OVP rolls out Swab Cab testing initiative in Malabon City
The Office of Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday (March 30, 2021) began its newest initiative, Swab Cab, in an bid to support local governments in conducting efficient community based testing amid the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila.
Swab Cab provides antigen testing in communities with high transmission rates, to help the local government identify positive cases faster for contact tracing and isolation. Under the partnership, the OVP, through funds from Kaya Natin Movement, provided antigen test kits and care kits...
in Press Releases on Mar 17, 2021
Amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila
VP Leni’s office sends out more PPEs to hospitals
As more hospitals in Metro Manila become in danger of being overrun with COVID-19 cases, the office of Vice President Leni Robredo has started to increase its distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to various hospitals and institutions in the capital region.
From March 11, 2021, VP Leni’s office has been able to distribute a total of 13,350 daily sets of PPEs and 1,200 reusable protective suits, initially to major hospitals and institutions in Quezon City, in light of the surge of...
in Press Releases on Feb 21, 2021
While running for local office is an option
VP Leni says she's open to run for President in 2022
Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday, February, 20, said she is open to the possibility of gunning for the presidency in the national elections next year.
Robredo said running for the highest post in the country would be her “default” choice, adding that she also has an obligation at the national level.
“[H]aving said that na mas priority ko iyong lokal, alam kong may obligasyon ako sa national… Alam ko na maraming naghihikayat sa akin, iyong mga kakampi at least naghihikayat sa akin mag-presid...
in Press Releases on Feb 08, 2021
OVP formally receives ISO recertification
The Office of the Vice President (OVP) on Monday, Feb. 8, formally received its recertification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
The awarding—done in a small, socially-distanced ceremony at the OVP—came after a successful audit conducted by TÜV Rheinland in December 2020, which looked into the implementation of the office’s quality management system under ISO 9001:2015.
The OVP, under the leadership of VP Leni Robredo, pursued and secured the ISO certification in 2017, as part of its efforts to streamline its processes and...
in Press Releases on Dec 17, 2020
VP Leni’s office maintains ISO certification
The Office of the Vice President maintains its certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), as it strives to continue delivering quality public service to the Filipino people.
The OVP successfully emerged from the recertification audit, reassessing its implementation of its quality management system under ISO 9001:2015, which the office first obtained in 2017. The recertification is valid for another three years.
With this, the OVP continues to be among the national government agencies in the Philippines that have sec...