Marking a pivotal milestone in health care service in the province of Bulacan, the Bulacan Medical Center received a new CT scan machine from Department of Health (DOH), Central Luzon Center for Health Development, and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) under Asian Development Bank-Funded Health System Enhancement to Address and Limit (HEAL) COVID-19 Project.
The turnover ceremony in the City of Malolos was attended by Bulacan Provincial Health Officer Dr. Hjordis Marushka Celis, Chief of Hospital II Dr. Angelito Trinidad, UNOPS Senior Project Manager Richard Mugacha, DOH Assistant Secretary Leonita Gorgolon, Central Luzon Center for Health Development Regional Director Corazon Flores, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Country Manager Oscar Marenco, BMC employees, and Bulacan Provincial DOH staff.
With its advanced medical imaging capabilities, the new CT scan machine is positioned to go beyond traditional diagnostic methods and initiate a transformative phase of improved healthcare accessibility for Bulakenyos.
Governor Daniel Fernando said in his message delivered by Provincial Administrator Antonette Constantino that having new medical equipment ensures the continuous improvement of the health care system in the province.
“Sa pagtutulungan po ng mga namumuno sa Bulacan Medical Center at sa entire health care system ng Bulacan, natitiyak po natin na maia-upgrade po natin lalo ang ating health care system as we transition to the ideal Universal Health Care System.”
“Sa pagtutulungan po ng mga namumuno sa Bulacan Medical Center at sa entire health care system ng Bulacan, natitiyak po natin na maia-upgrade po natin lalo ang ating health care system as we transition to the ideal Universal Health Care System. Our wish for our citizens is that they can have quality health care that they need when they need it without the financial hardship,” Fernando said.
The continuous upgrading of health and medical services in BMC is in line with the goals of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in terms of achieving Universal Health Care, thus ensuring a high-quality, affordable, and easily accessible health services and facilities for every Bulakenyo.