Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital
More than 31,000 Negrenses have so far availed of free hospitalization and medical services in different public hospitals of the province, under the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program (NOCHP).
The NOCHP Report said that from September 2010 to November 2012, a total of 31,418 individuals have been admitted to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod, Teresita L. Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital in Silay, and nine other district hospitals who have availed of NOCHP’s free medical services.
The total cost of medical expenses for this period reached P77.43 million, of which P16.25 million was shouldered by NOCHP, P51.79 million by PhilHealth, and P8.58 million by the Department of Social Services & Development (DSSD).
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA) Negros Occidental-Bacolod Chapter through its chairperson Gloria M. Tajanlangit for the implementation of a project entitled: "Bringing Mental Health Services to the Community" during the Health Board meeting at the Governor’s Office, Thurs-day, December 13, 2012.
The Provincial Mental Health Program, which will tap the services and expertise of PMHA Negros Occidental-Bacolod Chapter, will be implemented under close supervision of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) in six Core Referral Hospitals in the province namely: Vicente Gustilo District Hospital in Escalante City; Cadiz District Hospital; Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City; Valladolid District Hospital; Gov. Valeriano Gatuslao Memorial Hospital in Himamaylan City and the Lorenzo Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan City.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated, 2nd from right) and Gloria Tajanlangit, chairperson, PMHA Negros Occidental-Bacolod Chapter (seated, 2nd from left) at the MOA signing for the project "Bringing Mental Health Services to the Community."*(CAPITOLPhoto)
A pedicab driver died while being treated at Corazon Locsin Monteli-bano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City for gunshot wounds after he was allegedly shot by a fireman about 11:20 a.m., yesterday.
Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, PSSupt. Ricardo T. De la Paz reported that Jose Cordova, 36, of Purok Masinadyahon, Brgy. 12 died while under medical treatment hours after he was allegedly shot by Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Issac Cabana.
Operation Smile International Mission Team Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital Silay City, Negros Occidental
This year’s Operation Smile Medical-Surgical Negros mission gave new smiles, new hope to 147 children with cleft lip and palate deformities. Operation Smile is an international program which provides free reconstructive surgery to indigent children and adults born with cleft lip and palate and other facial deformities.
The mission ran from November 9-17, 2012 at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City. A team of 60 volunteers from 9 countries namely USA, Sweden, Italy, Canada, United Kingdom, Kenya, China, Australia and the Philippines screened a total of 245 patients, and operated on 147 patients. The team included plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, dentists, speech therapists, child life specialists, nurses and numerous non-medical volunteers. The mission also provided patients with dental services such as tooth extractions and provision of obturators.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. yesterday signed the Deed of Donation and Acceptance with the St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumnae Foundation (SSBAF) for its donation of a number of hospital equipment to the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (2nd from left) checks on the donated hospital equipment from the St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumnae Foundation to Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City, yesterday, together with Board Member Melvin Ibañez, Hospital Chief Dr. Girlie Pinongan and Jimmy Golez of Silay City.*(Capitol photo)
Two men suspected of stabbing another were arrested by local police authorities in Sagay City, recently.
Police report said, Carmelo Almencion, 38, and Romero Pekit-pekit, 61, were apprehended for allegedly attacking Robert Bangoy, 24, of Purok Bougainvillea, Brgy. Old Sagay, about 8:30PM, Monday; however, two of their companions only identified as alias Carido Almencion and Jun-jun remain at-large.
Initial investigation said, Bangoy was with his sister-in-law at Emnace Beach Resort having a drink when the suspects approached the victim and had an argument causing the incident.
A 50-year old man was reportedly ganged up by five persons including a 17-year old boy, early morning last Friday at Purok Taguhangin 1, Brgy. Paraiso, Sagay City.
Police report said, Renato Cuer, of Hacienda Safari, Crossing San Agustin, Brgy. Paraiso was rushed to Vicente Gustilo District Hospital in Escalante City after sustaining multiple stab wounds in the body allegedly inflicted by five suspects.
The Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City received new hospital equipment after Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. signed a Deed of Donation and Acceptance from St. Scholastica’s Bacolod Alumni Foundation, Inc., yesterday.
Gov. Marañon checks on the donated hospital items at the Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital.*(Capitol photo)
The signing was witnessed by SSBAFI Board of Director Jean V. Trebol and Board Member Melvin Ibañez, chairman of the SP Committee on Health.
Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said he will invite President Benigno Aquino III to the inauguration of the 150-bed extension facility of the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.
The schedule of the inauguration was not determined yet.