The National Association of Data Protection Officers of the Philippines (NADPOP) said it should be the sole discretion of a Covid-19 patient whether or not to disclose his or her health information.
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Google, in collaboration with the DOTr and the DOH, has added locally relevant information onto its Maps as part of response efforts to help in the fight against Covid-19.
DOST-MIRDC said it has transitioned to a plastic injection technology that allows it to increase production volume of up to 2,500 pieces of face shield frames per day.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has reminded government offices to avoid burdening recipients with personal data requirements that are beyond the minimum necessary, which would only impede the speedy flow of aid distribution.
Using information provided by clients, the “Watson Assistant for Citizens” automates responses to frequently asked questions about Covid-19 that come in via phone call or text.
This is in response to DOJ’s issuance of general rules and procedures for the conduct of electronic and online inquest proceeding (e-inquest) in the National Capital Region (NCR) during the whole duration of the public health emergency.
NPC chair Raymund Liboro said there have been incidents in which self-styled “social vigilantes” doused chemicals on health workers, expelled them from boarding houses, or refused them lodging and even barred them from taking tricycles on their way to work or home.
Developed by Filipino researchers, the RxBox is a biomedical device capable of measuring a patient’s temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen saturation, uterine contractions, and electrocardiogram readings.