QC completes rehab, constructions of six health facilities

  • May 12, 2017

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QUEZON CITY , May 12 (PIA)--The Quezon City government  continues to increase the delivery of basic health care programs and services to city residents by building more health infrastructure facilities.

The Engineering Department has reported that by the end of March 2017, the completion of the rehabilitation and construction of six health facilities and four other health facilities that are ongoing construction.

Completed were the: three-storey Kalayaan heath center in Barangay Dona Imelda, improvement of the Batasan hills Super Health Center, rehabilitation of the Sta. Catalina Health Center and renovation of the Betty Go-Belmonte Lying-in clinic in Barangay Holy Spirit, construction of the new service entrance for the San Vicente Sentrong Sigla health Center and land development at Balonbato Health Center.

Ongoing projects are: the construction of the Payatas Super Health Center, improvement of Bagong Silangan Super Health Center, and the construction of diagnostic laboratory clinics at Apolonio Samson and Kamuning Health Center.

Quezon City maintain seven Super Health Centers and Lying-in Clinics and three Social Hygiene Clinics (plus Batasan Super Health Center also has social hygiene services).

Expansion of QC health care services will also include the acquisition of additional laboratory testing equipment, hiring of pathologists and construction of additional health centers. (QC PAISO/RJB/SDL/PIA-NCR)


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