TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Sept 23 (PIA) – Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center, the region’s biggest hospital will have its complete transfer by September 2017.
Secretary Paulyn Jean Rossell Ubial of the Department of Health announced this during her recent visit in the city. “By December this year or early next year the main building is projected to be finished while the OPD building of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is expected to be completed by May 2017,” she said.
All the four structures at the new EVRMC situated in a 13 hectare lot owned by the Department of Health are expected to be operational by September next year.
Last August 9, the first baby was delivered at the new Mother and Child Health Care Facility which is now operational and accepts pregnant mothers who are due for normal delivery.
A total of P600 million pesos was spent in the construction of the MCH building – P400 million pesos came from the private sector and P200 million pesos as government counterpart. A total of P1.2 billion was alloted for the structure of the main building of the new Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center.
EVRMC is categorized as level four (4) hospital. Consuelo B. Alarcon (PIA-8)