Palawan Governor Victorino Dennis Socrates and Adventist Hospital Palawan (AHP) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to provide financial assistance to indigent patients in the province who seek help from the provincial government.
The partnership involves opening a credit line to cover the medical expenses of indigent patients referred by the government.
Under the agreement, AHP will allocate a credit line to cover the medical expenses of indigent patients who are referred by the provincial government.
The hospital will provide medicines, laboratory tests, and other necessary medical procedures. The credit line will cover a wide range of medical services, including consultations, hospitalization, surgery, and other treatments.
Socrates expressed his appreciation to AHP for its support in providing healthcare services to the marginalized sectors of the community. He highlighted the significance of the partnership in addressing the healthcare needs of the province, particularly during these challenging times.
“It’s my pride, it’s my pleasure and my privilege also to be here to join you in this signing of the memorandum of agreement. Alam kong maraming matutulungan dito sa ating relationship na ito and something good, something be partakes of the divine world of healing. With that po, i’d like to thank everyone who contributed for making this thing happen,” Socrates said.
The opening of the credit line is a significant milestone towards achieving a better healthcare in the province.
The partnership demonstrates the commitment of both parties to provide access to quality medical services to the people of Palawan, regardless of their social status and financial capacity.
The signing of the MOA was witnessed by representatives from the provincial government and AHP namely, Provincial Social Welfare and Development (PSWD) Officer Abigail Ablaña and Cristal Coronado, Marketing Director of the said hospital.
The agreement is expected to benefit thousands of indigent patients in Palawan and improve their health outcomes in the long run.
The opening of the credit line is also a timely response to the growing demand for healthcare services in the province.
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