THE P1.2 billion new hospital building for the Region 1 Medical Center (R1MC) will definitely start construction by June, according to Dr. Roland Joseph Mejia, R1MC chief. In a media briefing last Monday, Mejia announced that the initial fund for the project has been released and the contingency plans are now in place as the [...]
DOH REMINDER “APIR”, which stands for “Aksyon: Paputok Injury Reduction”, is the Department of Health’s campaign this year to reduce the usually numerous incidence of firecracker or fireworks-related injuries during the New Year revelry. Dr. Noel Manaois, staff coordinator at Region 1 Medical Center’s (R1MC’s) health emergency management section, said part of the campaign is [...]
AMATEUR bike riders joined the Padyak Kontra Droga event last November 28 in support of the anti-drug advocacy of the government. The ride, participated in by more than 40 bikers, traversed the length of Bonuan Binloc highway starting from the Region 1 Medical Center (R1MC)-Treatment and Rehabilitation Center, passing through Arellano St., A.B. Fernandez Ave., [...]
LINGAYEN—The application of the Urdaneta District Hospital for an expansion into a 100-bed capacity has been endorsed by the provincial board to the Department of Health. The current 50-bed hospital, owned by the provincial government, recorded an unprecedented increase in occupancy from January to August this year from 139 per cent to 254 per cent.