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VINCE DIZON JOINS ISKO MORENO AS 2022 ELECTION CAMPAIGN STRATEGIST

By ROGER M. BALANZA

One of President Rodrigo Duterte’s most visible officials in the government’s battle against Covid-19, former Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) president Vince Dizon has joined the team of presidential candidate Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso.

Dizon is now among the campaign strategists of Domagoso, said Lito Banayo, chief campaign strategist of Aksyon Demokratiko, Domagoso’s party.

Read: DID VINCE DIZON DUMP DUTERTE TO JOIN ISKO MORENO?

COVID-19 testing czar Vince Dizon speaks with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso during the launch of the Manuel L. Quezon University Quarantine Facility in Quiapo Manila on August 7, 2020. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

“He is Deputy Campaign Manager and Head of Statistical Research,” Banayo said.

Dizon resigned last Oct. 15 as BCDA president and chief executive officer.

But the  Palace, sources said, did not allow Dizon to resign from his post as the Philippines’ COVID-19 testing czar and deputy chief implementer of the National Task Force Against COVID-19.

DIZON: Accelerated vaccination nationwide amid threats of Delta variant

Gov’t targets to administer 1M jabs daily

 August 9, 2021

MANILA – National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 deputy chief implementer Vivencio Dizon said the government targets to administer 1 million doses of vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in a day.In a Palace briefing Monday, Dizon said the NTF aims to further accelerate… Read More

ALL-TIME HIGH: 702,013 doses administered in highest single-day record

 August 5, 2021, 10:17 am

MANILA – The Philippines has set another record in its vaccination program as a total of 702,013 Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered on Aug. 3, the highest daily throughput the country has recorded so far.“We are very happy with this accomplishment. What we projected for the second… Read More

At the Laging Handa briefing Friday, August 6. deputy chief implementer and testing czar Vince Dizon said the record was made on Aug. 5, a day before the reimposition of a two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila.

“We hit a record high. We must sustain this,” Dizon said. READ MORE

DELTA VARIANT no laughing matter

Vaccine crucial to curb the spread of the more transmissible coronavirus variant

 July 28, 2021

MANILA – Take the Delta variant seriously. Get your vaccines.National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Secretary Vince Dizon said Wednesday these are crucial to curb the spread of the more transmissible coronavirus variant.”Kailangan pong seryosohin natin itong Delta… Read More

50% OF PINOYS TARGETED FOR VACCINATION TO ACHIEVE HERD IMMUNITY

Possible as long as jabs supplies last

 May 1, 2021

MANILA – The government targets to inoculate at least 50 percent of the adult population to achieve herd immunity, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Secretary Vince Dizon said on Saturday.

Once more supplies come in, the goal is achievable by yearend, including… Read More

GLOBAL SUPPLY WOES TO AFFECT COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

DELAY. Delayed or slowed down vaccination is being experienced in the Philippines and elsewhere after India, one of the partner manufacturers of the AstraZeneca vaccine, halted its exportation. India reports at least 50,000 new cases of Covid-19 in some days, prompting its government to prioritize its people. (PNA File Photo)

Despite delays, NTF wants all Pinoys to be vaccinated

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – The delay in the delivery and shortage of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines are global concerns.The Philippines and its Asian neighbors likewise face the same problems that are affecting their inoculation programs. This, after India temporarily stopped exporting the… Read More

Delay in vax delivery experienced worldwide: Galvez

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – Global constrictions on the acquisition of coronavirus vaccines may result in reduced supplies from the COVAX Facility, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday.Galvez, however, assured the government is exerting all… Read More

Own virology center to end PH dependence on int’l market

 April 6, 2021

MANILA –To aid in the country’s fight against future pandemics, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go supports the establishment of a virology institute which will eventually enable the country to develop and manufacture its own vaccines against diseases, such as Covid-19.Lamenting… Read More

rlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday.Galvez, however, assured the government is exerting all… Read More

NTF exec explains why gov’t can’t do mass testing

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – A National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) official said there is no need for mass testing, or by its definition testing the 110 million Philippine population, amid the rising coronavirus infection in the country.In a Palace briefing Tuesday, NTF deputy chief implementer and testing… Read More