In the pursuance of the Directive from higher headquarters, as stated within the context from the Guidance of the Chief PNP that PNP personnel are required to undertake RT-PCR test as a response to the early detection strategy, the Chief, RHS BAR PCOL EDGAR R PUTIZ, with the support of PRO BAR Regional Director PBGEN SAMUEL P RODRIGUEZ, initiated this partnership with Cotabato Regional Medical Center (CRMC) headed by Helen P Yambao, MD, Medical Center Chief II of CRMC in entering into a Memorandum of Understanding between PRO BAR and the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center Molecular Laboratory.

           In line with this, both parties have come up to an understanding to have stake in its existing capabilities. The PRO BAR shall strengthen its partnership with CRMC through constant coordinationa and provision of competent staff responsible in the conduct of testing in accordance to the IATA triple packaging system with strict adherence to Infection, Prevention, and Control Protocols. Both agreeing parties shall benefit services offered by this endeavor to promote quality Health Care Services to all its beneficiaries —the PNP personnel.

          The said memorandum shall accomplish all necessary data needed for clients being tested. In congruence to services provided by the partner agency shall recompense by receiving samples of COVID-19 RT PCR testing, shall provide official result on a timely manner on the conduct of RT PCR test as allowed by the DOH IATF and other agencies concerned.

           Both parties have agreed through the official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding that will serve as a bind of partners in giving the Highest Quality of Health Care Services on January 18, 2021 at Maringal Lounge of Camp BGen Salipada K Pendatun, Parang, Maguindanao.