Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea receives one of the 100 units of Vyaire LTV2 2200 Ventilators from US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim during the ceremonial turnover at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 28, 2020.

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea receives one of the 100 units of Vyaire LTV2 2200 Ventilators from US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim during the ceremonial turnover at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 28, 2020. The ventilators will help boost the capacity of Philippine public hospitals and facilities in providing treatment to COVID-19 patients. This partnership forms a key component of the Philippines-US special relationship. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea receives one of the 100 units of Vyaire LTV2 2200 Ventilators from US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim during the ceremonial turnover at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 28, 2020. The ventilators will help boost the capacity of Philippine public hospitals and facilities in providing treatment to COVID-19 patients. This partnership forms a key component of the Philippines-US special relationship. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea poses for posterity with US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim during the ceremonial turnover of the 100 units of Vyaire LTV2 2200 Ventilators at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 28, 2020. Joining the Executive Secretary are Presidential Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Chief of Presidential Protocol Robert Borje and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III while joining the US Ambassador is USAID Mission Director Lawrence Hardy II. The ventilators will help boost the capacity of Philippine public hospitals and facilities in providing treatment for COVID-19 patients. This partnership forms a key component of the Philippines-US special relationship. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO