The Batanes State College enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Isabela State University on the adoption of the former of HealthGuard, a COVID-19 reporting and contact-tracing program developed by ISU. The MOU also covers the agreement between the two SUCs to work together in establishing cooperation, research and development, capacity building, technical exchange and mutual understanding.

The MOU was signed by DR. ALFONSO R. SIMON, BSC President and DR. RICMAR P. AQUINO, ISU President, with officials of ISU as witnesses, at the City Hall, City of Ilagan today, May 29, 2020.

The MOU is expected to further strengthen the partnership and collaboration of the two SUCs in various areas of development.