City councilor wants permanent residency training program for CCMC

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A councilor in Cebu City wants to institutionalize the ‘Residency Training Program for Medical Doctors’ at the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera, author of the proposed ordinance, said that increasing…

Rama orders probe on allegations against CCMC on dead 6-year-old girl

Josh Almonte 04/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered an investigation on allegations that some personnel of the Cebu City Medical Center may have been at fault for the death of a six-year-old girl, who…

CCMC to construct additional floors this month

02/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The proposed construction of additional floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) is set to start this month. This was confirmed by the CCMC officer-in-charge. Dr. Peter Mancao, a cardiothoracic surgeon and…

De los Santos: Probe alleged anomaly of CCMC employees selling expensive medicines

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebu City Councilor Mary Ann de los Santos, on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, passed a resolution requesting the administration of Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) to look into an apparent anomaly occurring there. The…

Ordinance establishing CCMC behavioral health unit passed

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City now has an ordinance establishing a behavioral health unit at the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). The city council unanimously approved, on third and final reading, on Wednesday, May 10, 2023,…

Dr. Mancao named new CCMC officer-in-charge

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Dr. Peter Mancao has been named the new officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). According to a social media post from the city’s public information office (PIO) on Friday morning,…

Engr. Dakay: ‘Surface defects’ found on CCMC’s 4th to 6th floors

04/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Even before it could be completed, ‘surface defects’ were already found on some of the upper floors of the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Engr. Ricky Dakay said surface defects were evident on…

Sen Go: P20M for indigent patients will be downloaded to CCMC Malasakit Center

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 03/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday, March 24, 2023, announced that a total of P20 million worth of medical assistance intended for indigent patients will be downloaded to the newly launched Malasakit Center…

Rama wants to finish CCMC reconstruction without a ‘single centavo’ spent from City Hall coffers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If he were to have it his way, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama wants the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) reconstruction project done without a “single centavo” spent from City Hall coffers. Rama…

Cebu City councilor pushes for mental health service at CCMC

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Cebu City councilor wants a mental health service institutionalized in Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). Councilor Mary Ann de los Santos filed on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, the draft of her proposed…

Rama’s P51.4B annual budget and his quest for a Singapore-like Cebu City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the approval of his requested P50 billion plus annual budget for 2023, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he does not want to make any promises but rather “work hard and make…

Family of Parian shooting victim cries for justice

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of the man who was killed by a stray bullet allegedly from two warring gangs on Thursday morning is cying for justice. Anthony Corro and his family were on their way…

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