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Razon, Sy, Tan, Ayala Will Lead Country’s Initial Vaccine Procurement


Filipino money managers and the private area are driving the Philippines' endeavors to secure immunizations for the Filipino populace. 

These magnates incorporate ICTSI president Enrique Razon, Philippine Airlines CEO Lucio Tan, Ayala Corp. President Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, and SM Investments co-administrator Teresita Sy-Coson and her kin. 

As per official counselor for business venture Joey Concepcion, the nation's top head honchos are helping the public authority acquire just about 3,000,000 dosages of the COVID-19 antibody from UK drug organization AstraZeneca. 

The amount Will It Cost? 

Every antibody requires two dosages, which cost P500 altogether. All things considered, 3,000,000 dosages will probably inoculate generally 1.5 million Filipinos, simply a small amount of the populace yet the initial move toward immunizing Filipinos. 

At this value, it's normal that the complete obtainment will cost generally P600 million to P700 million. 

Who Will Be Vaccinated First? 

A big part of the antibodies bought by the private area will be saved for standard and legally binding workers, while the other half will be saved for government frontliners. Which will all be given to the Department of Health, which will encourage its appropriation and application.

This underlying acquisition denotes the start of the nation's inoculation endeavors. More arrangements are required to happen later on to encourage mass immunization. 

Who Is Chipping In? 

It's yet to be declared how much every head honcho and enterprise have given or will give, however up until this point, these are the contributors coming from the private area: 

Worldwide Container Terminal Services Inc., BDO Unibank, First Philippine Holdings Corp., Go Negosyo, LT Group Inc., San Miguel Corp., Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Universal Leaf Philippines Inc., LBC Express Holdings Inc., Udenna Corp., GT Capital Holdings Inc., Wilcon Depot Inc., Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc., Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Golden ABC Inc., Mercury Drug Corp., Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Yazaki-Torres Manufacturing Inc.; Bounty Fresh Food Inc., RFM, Concepcion Industries, Jollibee Foods Corp., Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Philippines Inc., Philippine Transmarine Carriers Inc., Magsaysay Maritime Corp., Nova Group, Alliance Global Inc., JG Summit Holdings Inc., Philippine Franchise Association, Double Dragon/MerryMart, Filinvest Development Corp., Lotis Shoppe, Century Properties Group, Bench, CDO, Mercedez Benz, Rustan's, Megaworld, and SEAOIL Philippines. 

This basically cover the main 100 organizations and business pioneers, from the Gokongweis and Manny Pangilinan to the Lopezes and Dennis Uy.