With utmost enthusiasm, Sysmex Philippines showed its support for the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) by joining two of its activities during the week-long celebration of its foundation. With the announcement of the launching of its first PRC Fun Run Activity dubbed “PRC RUN (Rising in Unity for Nation-building)” the employees of Sysmex Philippines gathered at 5:30am on 15 June, 2014 and registered for either a 5 kilometer or 2.5 kilometer run.
A group photo at the Finish Line
In this event, Sysmex Philippines proudly boasts and congratulates Mr. Jomar Garcia, IT Specialist, for being one of the top 25 runners to finish the 5 kilometer run category.
As an on-going tradition, Sysmex Philippines supported another activity by PRC by joining its medical mission held on 20 June, 2014.
Sysmex employees’ in action at the PRC Medical Mission
Sysmex Philippines provided free CBC and Urinalysis analysis by utilizing XE-2100D and UF-1000i to the employees and volunteers of the Philippine Regulation Commission. These employees are responsible for the administration, implementation and enforcement of regulatory policies on the regulation and licensing of various professions – including Medical Technology – and occupations under its jurisdiction.
In their quest to give back to the community, Sysmex Philippines Inc. provided free urinalysis for the students and residents of Laoag City in the province of Ilocos Norte on 17-19 December, 2013 alongside with the Philippine Association of Medical Technologist Inc. and Safeguard, who conducted proper hand washing activities to grade school students and provided free FBS and Cholesterol testing to the eligible residents of Laoag City.
The Preventive Nephrology Project and Health and Hygiene Awareness Activity aims to prevent and provide early detection and treatment of kidney diseases in public school children that will also raise the awareness on the importance of healthy kidneys. Sysmex Philippines’ used UF-1000i and HCLAB WAM to provide free urinalysis result to the students and residents. Governor Imee R. Marcos also graced the three-day activity with her presence in support for the health and welfare of her constituents. All Sysmex Philippines’ employees were delighted to help the communities as they provide quality healthcare to the Filipino people.
Recent torrential pours did not dampen the Filipino Spirit in their zeal to join the Philippine Association of Medical Technology (PAMET) Fun Run held on 15 September, 2013 at the Quirino Grandstand, Manila.
In line with its corporate social responsibility, Sysmex Philippines decided to be a major sponsor for this Fun Run activity which kicks-off the yearly celebration of Medical Technology Week. Sysmex Philippines’ employees, PAMET officers, Medical Technologist and their families and friends came to support the event and registered for 1K, 3K or 5K categories.
All agreed that this was an enjoyable event that not only fosters the spirit of competition and fellowship but also contributes to the physical well-being of each participant. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Pediatrics Department of Sta. Ana Hospital.