June 18, 2021

This week’s episode of USWAG, Pinas! Special Edition features the ongoing mass vaccination against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Baguio City and Tuguegarao as the two (2) areas strive to achieve population protection and rise from the effects of the pandemic.

Likewise, Dr. Nina Gloriani (Head of the Vaccine Expert Panel) provides information on the significance of getting inoculated, and discusses the safety and efficacy of all the available COVID-19 vaccines in the Philippines after undergoing a rigorous process of checking by the country’s medical and scientific experts.

Derived from the Bisayan term ‘uswag’ which means progress, this special edition of the social media program aims to inform viewers about the ongoing vaccination in different communities across the nation, the tireless efforts of healthcare workers and medical frontliners in battling the virus, and interviews from inoculated Filipinos and medical experts on the benefits of getting the jab to further boost vaccine confidence amongst the people.

USWAG, Pinas! Special Edition is a flagship program of the Presidential Broadcast Staff – Radio Television Malacañang (RTVM).

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