OVP's 'Bayanihan E-Konsulta' sign-up halted for now amid rush of volunteers | Inquirer News

OVP’s ‘Bayanihan E-Konsulta’ sign-up halted for now amid rush of volunteers

/ 02:48 PM April 07, 2021
OVP's 'Bayanihan E-Konsulta' sign-up halted for now amid rush of volunteers

Vice President Leni Robredo. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Vice President temporarily closed sign-ups for its “Bayanihan E-Konsulta” a day after it called on volunteers to help its latest project that aims to provide easier access to medical care in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vice President Leni Robredo announced on social media that enlistment for “Bayanihan E-Konsulta” was temporarily ended after her office received more than 2,300 applications.

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“We are temporarily closing our sign-ups, as we bring everyone on board for our project rollout. Today, we are starting our onboarding sessions and we are doing them by batch.“ Robredo said in a Facebook post on Wednesday, April 7.

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24 hours after we posted our call for medical and non medical volunteers, more than 2,300 volunteers signed up already!!…

Posted by Leni Gerona Robredo on Tuesday, April 6, 2021

On April 6, the OVP urged medical and non-medical volunteers to be part of its “Bayanihan E-Konsulta” which intends to service individuals who are not able to get medical care from overcrowded hospitals because of the prevailing health crisis.

“Since our program is meant to fill in gaps, we expect it to be evolving and we want to manage it in the best way we can,” she added.

“To those who have been planning to join but have not signed up yet, please stay tuned for further announcement” she concluded.

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