Dr. Dong Youb Suh (2nd from right), representative of Medipeace, a non government organization from South Korea, turns over to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the symbolic key for the six ambulances -- four for the district hospitals and two for the municipalities -- that they have donated to the Province of Iloilo on Monday, December 12, 2016. Also in photo are Ms. Kim Suk Yung (right), Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (left) and the chiefs of the recipient hospitals.
Hospital Enhancement Program
The newly-hired personnel of the Barotac Viejo District Hospital (BVDH) have their picture taken with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr.,Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, and BVDH chief of hospital Dr. Armando Dumdum after their courtesy call at the Governor's office on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.
The 12 hospitals run by the Iloilo provincial government have brighter days ahead. Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, who is also chief of the Hospital Management Office (HMO), said Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. has already given the green light for the hiring of additional medical personnel and upgrading of the bed capacity of the hospitals this year.
The three state-of-the art ambulances donated by Medipeace through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) to Iloilo province has finally arrived. Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from left) is shown turning over the symbolic key to the chiefs of the three recipient hospitals, Dr. Robert Gerard Yusay (2nd from left) of Don Valerio Palmares Memorial District Hospital in Passi City, Dr. Prem Parcon (4th from left) of Iloilo Provincial Hospital in Pototan and Dr.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. turned over three brand new ultrasound machines to three district hospitals on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in a bid to upgrade hospital services and facilities in the province. The recipients of ultrasound machines are Dr. Ricardo Y. Ladrido Memorial Hospital in Lambunao, Don Valerio Palmares Sr. Memorial District Hospital in Passi City and Federico Roman Tirador Sr. Memorial District Hospital in Janiuay