Category Archives: health services

Groundbreaking for upscale hospital in Davao set

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 March) – A P2.5-billion 12-storey upscale hospital will rise within the 11-hectare township of property giant Megaworld. The Lanang Premiere Doctors Hospital Inc., which will be built at the Davao Park District S.P. Dakudao Loop in Lanang, this city, is scheduled for groundbreaking on March 14. Lemuel Portador, chairman and chief executive […]

COMMENTARY: Con-Com can learn from the BBL

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/16 January) — One tool which can help the Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) organized by the Duterte administration with its mission is the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Presently, the BBL is in limbo given the pending petitions with the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). Many […]

GenSan eyes another upgrading, expansion of city hospital

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 November) — The city government is pushing for another major upgrading and expansion next year of the city’s hospital’s operations and vital facilities. City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said Thursday they are currently working on the allocation of additional funding to facilitate the expansion of the bed capacity of the local government-operated […]

Rural hospital in Davao now using digital tech from Europe

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 July) — An improved range of medical services will be made available in a rural hospital here after the deployment of a digital health platform by a Luxembourg-based satellite operator. After three years in the making, Satmed, a range of health tools that medical professionals in remote areas can use to deliver […]