Kuya Daniel Launches KDR TV Coronavirus Info Site

KDR COVID-19 Info Desk
30 2020 Jun

True to his commitment of serving the public in any way possible, even during crises, veteran broadcaster and media innovator Kuya Daniel Razon has recently launched a COVID-19 information page, which can be found at danielrazon.com/coronavirus

Screengrab of the main page from KDR’s coronavirus helpdesk.

Conceptualized by the veteran broadcast journalist, the KDR TV Covid-19 Info Desk is designed to give people relevant and useful resources that they can use to safeguard themselves and their families from contracting the deadly virus. 

The special page also provides the number of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines, which are continually updated from the official Department of Health (DOH) data stream.

Virtual Hub vs COVID-19 

The KDR TV Covid-19 Info Desk acts as a hub for Kuya Daniel’s campaign to arm people with knowledge on how to fight the coronavirus pandemic using technology. See below the features and benefits of accessing the new page:

Coronavirus Facts and Figures

The info desk provides a rundown of basic information of coronavirus, including a brief overview about the origin of the virus.

The helpdesk also contains latest coronavirus statistics in the country with the source coming from the Department of Health (DOH).

The next section shows the latest figures of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, derived from the data provided by DOH. It provides the latest total number of confirmed cases in the country, recoveries, and deaths. People can also see here the tally of new cases, recovered patients and casualties for the day. 

Best Health Practices

Handy and practical tips make up the succeeding part of the page. It contains advice on how to determine the signs and symptoms of the Covid-19 and steps to take if a person suspects he is infected by the contagious disease. In addition, the site provides a guide on how to protect people who are prone to contracting the disease. 

People can also find tips on proper hygiene, disinfection methods and other habits to prevent spreading of the virus. People under stress during the outbreak can also benefit from the list of best practices on coping.

Fight Against Information

Information on how to avoid fake news is also included in the site.

As a veteran broadcaster, Kuya Daniel knows the danger posed by the spread of fake news, especially in times of crisis. To help quell the panic caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the site devoted a part about misconceptions about the disease.  

Aside from exposing the myths surrounding the coronavirus, the section also teaches people on the importance of sharing accurate and verified information regarding the virus. Moreover, the info desk educates visitors how to determine false information.

Serbisyong Bayanihan 

Visitors to the web page can also watch the livestream of Serbisyong Bayanihan, a new program hosted by Kuya Daniel dedicated to provide public help and assistance to people who are adversely affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

This show is simulcast on UNTV News and Rescue, official social media pages and KDR TV, the Youtube channel of Kuya Daniel. 

They can also watch UNTV programs such as Good Morning Kuya and Get It Straight, two other shows hosted by Kuya Daniel, from this streaming section. 

UNTV Digital Clinic and Government Hotlines  

UNTV Digital Clinic, Serbisyong Bayanihan, national and local government hotlines can also be found in the helpdesk site.

Guests can also find contact information of UNTV Digital Clinic on this web page. IN This medical hotline, people can also consult with doctors and other medical professionals without the need to visit healthcare facilities and hospitals. With this virtual service, patients no longer need to put themselves at risk of getting infected.

Apart from the UNTV Digital Clinic, the webpage also provides an extensive list of contact information of local and national government agencies. 

Service Amid the Pandemic

The KDR COVID-19 Information Desk is only a part of the many initiatives spearheaded by Kuya Daniel during the worst medical crisis in recent history.

Aside from hosting Serbisyong Bayanihan, the President and CEO of Breakthrough and Milestones Productions International (BMPI) continues and to mobilize, through UNTV, various relief efforts to people, such as those who temporarily lost their source of income under the enhanced community quarantine and TO THE indigents.

Patuloy ang ating pagbibigay ng pakikipag-ugnayan sa atin pong mga kababayan, kung sino po ang dapat tulungan at sino po ang makakatulong. (We continue to coordinate with those who need help and those who can provide help.),” Kuya Daniel said during the April 8 airing of Serbisyong Bayanihan. 

Panahon ngayon na magkaugnay-ugnay tayo, magtulong-tulong at ika nga ay mag-bayanihan

(Now is the time to join hands, provide assistance, and cooperate with each other).”Joining Kuya Daniel in his humanitarian efforts are UNTV News and Rescue, Bro. Eli Soriano, and the Members Church of God International (MCGI).

Written by Anthony Chua