PB okays P4.1M Medical Assistance Program of DOH

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/11/2016

Health and social services, being the priority programs of the Cebu provincial government, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved the release of P4,100,000 for the Medical Assistance Program (MAP) of the Department of Health for seven hospitals in the…

‘No lapse’ by nurses in baby’s death in Barili

Victor Anthony V. Silva and Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2015

There was ‘no negligence” on the part of two nurses who attended to a four-month-old boy who died in the Barili District Hospital last week, a provincial official said. Dr. Cynthia Genosolango, head of the Provincial Health…

Davide learns late of baby’s death in Barili; probe starts

Victor Anthony V. Silva with Aileen Garcia-Yap 12/15/2015

FOR the fourth time, Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III had to learn about the death of a baby in a province-run hospital from the media instead of government medical officers. An investigation into the handling of four-month-old…

Another death reported in district hospital

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/13/2015

ANOTHER child has died in a government hospital in southern Cebu. Four-month-old Brian James Pinote died at the Barili District Hospital on Friday of acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute gastroenteritis, and infectious diarrhea with moderate fever dehydration,…

Capitol takes steps to prevent deaths in district hospitals

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/04/2015

The Cebu provincial government is taking steps to ensure that provincial and district hospitals have enough medicines and supplies in order to prevent unnecessary deaths of patients. Jone Sepe, Provincial General Services Office (PGSO) officer-in-charge, said they…

Barili District Hospital hit for ‘slow response’

Jhunnex Napallacan 11/26/2015

RELATIVES  of a road accident victim in Dumanjug town accused the Barili District Hospital of negligence that resulted in his death. Amancio Ubas Jr., a 23-year-old resident of Gunting Barili, figured in an accident last Sunday at…

New building for Barili district hospital

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/22/2015

A TWO-STORY building  is near completion in the Barili District Hospital compound that will improve  medical services for  town residents. The project is more than 86 percent complete and will be operational by the second quarter of…

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