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june03.2014Lawmaker wants to establish hospital facilities of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Visayas and Mindanao

june03.2014Lawmaker wants to establish hospital facilities of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Visayas and Mindanao

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Lawmaker wants to establish hospital facilities of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Visayas and Mindanao
Lawmaker wants to establish hospital facilities of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Visayas and Mindanao

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Lawmaker wants to establish hospital facilities of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Visayas and Mindanao
A lawmaker has filed a measure that would ensure that a specialty hospital reaches the Visayas and Mindanao. It aims to serve children diagnosed with diseases in these areas that only a specialty hospital such as the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC in Manila can cater to. !ep. "es #atchalian (Party$list% Alay &uhay authored 'ouse &ill )% which  proposes to enact laws that will esta*lish the PCMC in Visayas and Mindanao to address a decentrali+ation of the ,ational Capital !egion (,C!% so that those who may *e far from the metropolis can also share in the *enefits of ur*an cities of the country.In filing the measure% #atchalian cited the policy of the -tate which provides that the -tate shall adopt an integrated and comprehensive approach to health development which shall endeavor to make essential goods% health and other social services availa*le to all the people at afforda*le cost.#atchalian said there shall *e priority for the needs of the under$privileged% sick% elderly% disa*led% women and children which the -tate shall endeavor to provide free medical care to paupers.According to #atchalian% since its hum*le *eginnings in /01% the PCMC has *een home to children with special medical concerns. It’s presence at the heart of Metro Manila has served a num*er of children diagnosed with diseases.#atchalan said the living presence of pu*lic hospitals and government controlled medical institutions have *een an assurance to the pu*lic especially to those who are less in life% that a medical hospital with 2ualified doctors and advance facilities are ready to aid their children.34espite it’s more than three decades of e5istence% PCMC remains to *e the only one among pu*lic institutions with such cali*er. 6he PCMC may have maintained its sterling reputation and outgrown its medical capacities *ut it has not physically reached yet the Visayas and Mindanao regions%7 #atchalian said.#atchalian stressed that the *ill will *e of vital necessity especially to Visayan and Mindanaoan constituents of the country who do not have the financial means to travel and consult with medical e5perts in Metro Manila.
NR # 3486JUNE 3, 2014

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