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Sunday, August 9, 2015

SurSur medical center set to launch ‘Hi5’ in kick off for 2015 National Hospital Week celebration

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Aug. 9 (PIA) – The state-owned Adela Serra-Ty Memorial Medical Center (ASTMMC) here headed by Dr. Ponciano Limcangco is set to launch on Monday the Universal Health Care (UHC) High Impact 5 or the “Hi5” program of the Department of Health (DOH) in time for the kick off ceremony of the National Hospital Week 2015 celebration on August 6-12.

According to Karl Roz, ASTMMC public information officer (PIO), the event is going to start at 7:00 a.m. by way of a motorcade.

He added however that the Hi5 formal launch is going to take place at the hospital ground at around 9:00 a.m.

It was learned that UHC Hi5 intensifies the implementation of the five major health programs of the DOH that aims to achieve various elements of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) especially in the reduction of infant and maternal mortality as well as HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.


A press conference is also set at 2:00 p.m. at the Conference Room of the said hospital. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)