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Private sector may procure COVID-19 vaccines under Bayanihan 2 

Bayanihan 2 allows the private sector to procure COVID-19 vaccines as long as they comply with standards set by the gov’t and existing laws

Statement on the delayed passage of the CREATE bill 

“VAT exemption is already provided in the CREATE bill, which the Senate passed on third and final reading last November 26”

On IATF’s face shield requirement for bikers 

A shield could drastically impair a biker’s vision and perception of space, which may lead to accidents.

Pia calls for inquiry on COVID-19 vaccine plan 

it is critical to monitor the status of the procurement of vaccines and medical supplies necessary to roll out our COVID-19 vaccine program

On the Senate’s passage of the CREATE bill 

Statement of Senate Ways and Means Chair Sen. Pia Cayetano on the passage of the CREATE bill

Co-sponsorship on the Inclusive Education Bill 

Co-sponsorship speech of Senator Pia S. Cayetano on the Inclusive Education Bill (SBN 907)

On the proposed budget of DOH & attached agencies 

Opening statement on the proposed 2021 budget of the DOH and its attached agencies by Finance Senior Vice Chair Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

Statement on the resumption of training for student-athletes 

Before we even start talking about the resumption of the training of student-athletes, let me ask, how is their schooling?

Pia cites UP’s high global ranking in research citations 

“Most of us may not be aware of it, but UP now ranks among the world’s top universities in terms of citations for clinical, pre-clinical, and health subjects”

Statement on the appeal of the medical community 

“We should all do our part to help our health workers. Throughout the pandemic, they truly have been carrying a heavy burden.”