3 months Project ARK partners with medical associations to make PCR tests cheaper and accessible MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz  Private sector-led Project ARK (Antibody Rapid Test Kit) has formally entered into a partnership with medical organizations for the pooling of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests to make the process cheaper, accessible, and timely. The pooled PCR testing, which is a joint endeavor between Project ARK and the Philippine Society of Pathologists (PSP), with the support of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA), is seen as a “game changer” in a “landmark research meant to balance health and the economy.” “The project aims to increase the testing capacity by pooling more samples to a testing kit,” Presidential ... more