The Department of Health will turnover P4 million worth of health equipment to five government-run hospitals in Pangasinan under the Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP)
Provincial health office chief Dr. Anna Ma. Teresa de Guzman identified the beneficiaries are the Eastern Pangasinan District Hospital, Western Pangasinan District, Bayambang District Hospital, Mangatarem District Hospital, and Manaoag Community Hospital.
In a resolution, DOH Region 1 said that donated medical equipment can be used primarily and effectively by the province to cater and respond immediately to the health necessities of the people, especially in times of calamities and emergencies.
“The DOH is the principal agency of the government which consistently contributes to the upgrading of medical and health care facilities and has manifested its desire to further augment its support to the provincial government of Pangasinan’s health care program through the HEEP,” the resolution stated.