Procter & Gamble donates ₱ 3.4M-worth Vicks products to medical frontliners

As millions of Filipinos get affected by COVID-19, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines continues stepping up as a Force for Good by donating its newest health innovation Vicks First Defence to almost 8,000 medical frontliners in four major hospitals in Metro Manila.

P&G Communications Director Anna Legarda turns over PPEs and hygiene products for frontliners to PGH Director Dr. Gap Legaspi
P&G Communications Director Anna Legarda turns over PPEs and hygiene products for frontliners to PGH Director Dr. Gap Legaspi

With the recent rise in cases, P&G’s Force for Good program has been timely support to protect frontliners in hospitals, local government units and government agencies as they face the new wave of cases. Ever since 2020, P&G’s Force for Good efforts has focused on protecting the frontliners defending the country from the COVID-19 virus. This time, the company provided infrastructure support health and hygiene products like Safeguard soap, hair care and laundry products, PPEs and medical grade face masks for frontliner use, and its latest innovation Vicks First Defence, which is P&G’s nasal spray product for early intervention of the common cold.

“P&G’s primary mission is to help protect the health of frontliners, families, and communities with our health and hygiene products. With the heightened priority to protect health, we are committed to continuously find solutions that help defend and provide relief from viruses such as the common cold virus. Our newest product Vicks First Defence aims to do that, and we are happy to provide it first to our medical frontliners who deserve the utmost protection for their tireless service,” said Raffy Fajardo, President and General Manager of P&G Philippines.

A total of 3.4M worth of Vicks First Defence are on their way to the medical frontliners of Philippine General Hospital, Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium, East Avenue Medical Center, and the Lung Center of the Philippines.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. 

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