DOH-CALABARZON officials led by Assistant Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco (right) and provincial health officers of Cavite prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon during the inauguration and blessing of additional new medical services at the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital in Bacoor, Cavite yesterday, August 6, 2021.
The Department of Health (DOH)- CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) yesterday inaugurated more essential health services units at the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital (STRH) including a cancer clinic, an obstetrics/gynecology Universal Health Care Ward, an animal bite treatment center, an emergency tent for Covid patients and an improved waiting area for patients and clients.
Assistant Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco who graced the event stated that the new health service units will facilitate appropriate care focusing on promoting the health, preventing illness, and other chronic conditions of patients in the community.
“Ang pagtatayo ng mga bagong serbisyong medikal ay ginawa upang mapalawak ang kakayahan ng STRH na makapagbigay pa ng mas maraming serbisyo sa mga pasyenteng nangangailan. Marami pa tayong itatayo at ito ay unti-unti nating gagawin upang makumpleto ang serbisyo ng ating hospital,” she added.
The newly opened health services were funded through the DOH HFEP (Health Facility Enhancement Program) including the cancer clinic (with repair cost of P5,000), the animal bite treatment center (with repair cost of P20,000); the 10-bed capacity emergency tent amounting to P400,000 and the 10-bed capacity OB UHC WARD with P10 million fund from the Temporary Treatment Monitoring Facility (TTMF) project.
A newly constructed and improved waiting area where family members and companions of patients can stay and relax is also ready to use.
“Providing continuous and comprehensive care to patients and making public health services available is our primary goal including offering quality health and social services to our indigent sectors in the communities. Kaya napakaimportante na lahat ng serbisyong medikal ay mayroon ang ating mga ospital lalo na ang mga specialty care treatment services upang makapagbigay tayo ng mas mahusay at mabuting serbisyo sa ting mga kababayan.”
“We need to provide and ensure that our beneficiaries/patients receive the best care from our health facilities,” Sydiongco emphasized.
STRH is the second apex hospital of DOH-CALABARZON located at Brgy. Habay II, Bacoor City, Cavite. It is a 75-bed capacity government hospital and currently serving as a COVID referral hospital.
The 10-bed capacity emergency tent for Covid-19 patients installed in front of the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital.
DOH-CALABARZON officials and provincial health officers of Cavite formally opens the Cancer Clinic at the Southern Tagalog Regional Hospital by cutting the ceremonial ribbon during the inauguration and blessing of additional new medical services held on August 6, 2021 in Bacoor, Cavite.
The clinic will cater for one patient at a time to follow the minimum health protocols set by the health department due to the Covid-19 pandemic.