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Face Shield SRP from P26 to P50

Just recently, Health Secretary Francisco Duque signed Department Memorandum 2020-0345 detailing the ‘updated suggested retail price (SRP) for emergency essential medicines and medical devices due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) health event.’

It states that face shield (non-medical grade face shield for community use) to have the following specifications: clear plastic or acetate material, provides good visibility, fog resistant, adjustable band to attach firmly around the head, fit snuggly against the forehead, full face coverage (completely cover the sides and length of the face), made of robust material that can be easily cleaned and disinfected, disposable or reusable.

Also, the SRP will be between Php 26 to Php 50. Moreover, there is a 10% allowable variation to the SRP may be added to account for the distribution cost for Visayas and Mindanao areas.

 

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