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Prioritize Poor's Needs, Hospital Workers Urged

Create: 07/20/2017 - 14:35
Prioritize Poor's Needs, Hospital Workers Urged

"Our hospitals were built for the poor and not for the rich, therefore, you must attend to the poor first," Defensor said during the inauguration of an annex building at the Ramon Duremdes District Hospital in Dumangas, Iloilo on July 19, 2017.

"Let us take care of the poor. Never mind the rich, they can take care of themselves," the governor stressed before doctors, nurses and other hospital workers.

Visitors from Medipeace Global NGO

Create: 07/11/2017 - 16:26
Medipeace Global NGO

Ms. Kim Sukyung (2nd from left) and Kim Hyemi (left) of Medipeace Global Health NGO from South Korea visit Provincial Administrator Raul Banias to talk about their upcoming projects for the Province of Iloilo. They will sponsor Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardio Pulmonary Life Support Training for 48 health workers from the 12 district hospitals of the province next month to be conducted by the Philippine Heart Center. Medipeace has been a partner of the province for the past five years.

Defensor to Koica: Words are not enough to thank you

Create: 06/21/2017 - 11:07
Defensor thanks Koica

“Words are not enough to express how grateful we are to Koica and the Republic of Korea,” said Gov. Defensor.

Koica country director Shin Myung Seop, program director Prof. Dongwoon Han and representatives from Medipeace, a non-government organization based in South Korea, along with the chief of hospitals and other medical personnel attended the simple occasion held at Casa Real.

Launching of National Nutrition Action Plan

Create: 05/02/2017 - 15:49
Launching of National Nutrition Action Plan

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from right, back row) joins Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial (5th from right, back row) and other officials in the national launching of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022 at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel in Iloilo City on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The five-year program is being pushed by the government to improve the nutrition situation especially in the countryside.

Heart Surgeons Seek Gov Art's Support for Regional Heart Center

Create: 03/10/2017 - 13:48
Heart Surgeons Seek Gov Art's Support for Regional Heart Center

Santa Barbara Mayor Dennis Superficial (standing) and Ilonggo heart surgeons ask the support of Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. (2nd from left) for the establishment of a regional heart center here in Iloilo that will cater to cardiac patients in Western Visayas instead of going to the Philippine Heart Center in Manila which is very costly. Gov. Defensor assured full support to the proposed project and committed to endorse it to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial.

Marian Rose, LIG Foundation Medical-Surgical Mission Benefit Many Ilonggos

Create: 01/17/2017 - 15:48
Marian Rose, LIG Foundation Medical-Surgical Mission Benefit Many Ilonggos

Hundreds of Ilonggo patients benefited from the four-day medical and surgical mission of Marian Rose World Mission (MWRM) and Life is Great (LIG) Global Foundation last week.The mission brought 98 volunteers, composed of doctors, nurses and other medical workers, from the United States of America to undertake the medical procedures for free.

Marian Rose Foundation Medical Mission in Iloilo

Create: 01/09/2017 - 16:24
Marian Rose Foundation Medical Mission in Iloilo

Marian Rose Foundation and LIG Global Foundation Inc. are again doing a four-day medical and surgical mission in Iloilo province from Jan. 10-13, 2017. They are bringing in 98 volunteers from America composed of doctors, nurses and other medical workers to conduct surgical mission for women diseases at Rep. Pedro Trono Memorial District Hospital in Guimbal and Cataract operations in Western Visayas Medical Center and Iloilo Provincial Hospital in Pototan, among others. Shown in photo are the group's representatives led by Dr.

Ceremonial Turn-over of Six Ambulances from Medipeace

Create: 12/12/2016 - 15:47
Ceremonial Turn-over of Six Ambulances from Medipeace

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.

Gov. Art at BSPO Congres

Create: 12/06/2016 - 16:16
Gov. Art at BSPO Congress

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the 2,300 strong Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) who gathered at the Iloilo Sports Complex for their annual BSPO Congress on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Defensor thanked the BSPO's invaluable voluntary service to the people of Iloilo province and assured them of full support in all their endeavors. The governor also told them that they will start receiving their P4,000 cash gift from the provincial government on Monday next week.

Iloilo rural heath unit still not PhilHealth accredited

Create: 10/17/2016 - 14:31

ILOILO -- The rural heath unit in San Miguel applied for accreditation from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) almost a year ago yet until now it is still unapproved.
The problem was believed to be among the factors contributing to the congestion of Aleosan District Hospital in Alimodian, town of Iloilo, since cases which could have been handled by the rural health unit were referred to the hospital.

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