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DOH-7 deploys additional 30 nurses to Cebu City hospitals

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has already deployed additional 30 nurses to different private hospitals in Cebu City. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, regional director of DOH-7, said that this after the agency has observed an increase of COVID-19 positive patients who were admitted at hospitals, here. Bernadas also said […] The post DOH-7 deploys additional 30 nurses to Cebu City hospitals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 22nd, 2021

DOH-7 sends 22 nurses in 3 Bohol hospitals amid rise in COVID-19 cases

TAGBILARAN CITY—The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has deployed 22 nurses in three private hospitals in Bohol to help augment their manpower amid the rise in COVID-19 cases in the province. The Allied Care Experts (ACE) Medical Center and the Ramiro Community Hospital each received seven nurses, while eight others were deployed at […] The post DOH-7 sends 22 nurses in 3 Bohol hospitals amid rise in COVID-19 cases appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2021

Private sector pledge to give nurses P15k monthly allowance

CEBU CITY, Philippines – To address the lack of healthcare workers attending to infected patients in hospitals, the government, and private sector has dangled financial incentives for nurses who will be deployed in COVID-19 wards. The Project Balik Buhay (PBB), in a statement issued on Wednesday, July 28, announced that they launched the SalBaBida Program […] The post Private sector pledge to give nurses P15k monthly allowance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Patients overwhelm Davao, Capiz hospitals

DAVAO CITY—Government hospitals in the cities of Davao and Roxas are scrambling for additional beds as COVID-19 infections continue to rise in the Davao Region and in Capiz province. In Davao City, Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), the biggest government hospital in the Davao Region catering to COVID-19 cases, has started negotiating with private hospitals […] The post Patients overwhelm Davao, Capiz hospitals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Filipino nurses in New York City dread second wave of Covid-19 — report

MANILA, Philippines — After their Filipino colleagues succumbed in “shocking numbers” to Covid-19 last spring, nurses from the Philippines who are working in New York City hospitals are dreading the disease’s second wave of infections, a report from the New York Times said. According to a Times report dated January 15, a number of studies […] The post Filipino nurses in New York City dread second wave of Covid-19 — report appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Nurses still waiting for Cebu City’s promised cash aid

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The promised P10,000 per month financial incentive to nurses in private hospitals working in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ward has not been released until now. The city government promised the nurses last September 24, 2020 that cash incentives would be released by the first week of October 2020. Read more: […] The post Nurses still waiting for Cebu City’s promised cash aid appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

Nurses in Cebu City private hospitals still waiting for financial assistance promised by gov’t

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurses in private hospitals here are hoping to receive the financial assistance promised to them by the Cebu City government last July. “We would like unta to remind regarding sa promise of our Cebu City government, the promise of a financial assistance. Niabot naman gud og September and until karon wala […] The post Nurses in Cebu City private hospitals still waiting for financial assistance promised by gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

SMC insures 5,000 Cebu frontliners for P2 M each

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has provided life insurance coverage for about 5,000 medical front liners from 18 hospitals across Cebu, insuring them for P2 million each. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang “We started this initiative several months ago, at the height of COVID-19 cases in Cebu, when our medical front liners there were really having a hard time,” said SMC president Ramon S. Ang. He noted that, “Many of them were also testing positive for the coronavirus. We wanted to do something to help protect them, and to show our solidarity and support for them.” With the insurance packages, obtained through Cocolife, Ang said that medical front liners in Cebu can now have added security as they save lives and fight the virus. “Saving lives is still our highest priority. Unfortunately, COVID-19 can affect anyone, even our doctors and nurses. As much as possible, we cannot lose any more lives, especially not our medical front liners, because they are the ones tasked to save lives. Through this effort, we hope they feel that their everyday sacrifices are valued and appreciated,” Ang added. Under the program, SMC paid all the premiums for the insurance of medical front liners. Thus far, SMC’s P2 million coverage-each insurance package has benefited front liners in the following Cebu hospitals: Perpetual Soccour Hospital (459), Cebu Doctors University Hospital (254), Southwestern University Medical Center (36), St. Vincent General Shopital (99), Mendero Medical Center (77), Visayas Community Medical Center (62), Adventist Hospital Cebu (189),  Chong Hua Hospital (1,303), Cebu South General Hospital (125), Cebu Velez General Hospital (143), Cebu City Medical Center (12), Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (65), Talisay District Hospital (30), Arc Hospital (44), Cebu North (91), Mactan Doctors’ Hospital (155), Allegiant Regional Care (305), Univeristy of Cebu Medical Center (278). Some 61 Infectious disease specialists and pulmonologists and hundreds of other medical workers were also provided the same insurance coverage......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Reports of nurses quitting in Cebu City over pandemic worries group

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Filipino Nurses United (FNU) Cebu City Chapter said that the reports of nurses resigning from public and private hospitals over the pandemic are alarming. In a statement, the FNU Cebu City said that hundreds of nurses were threatening to resign over the pressure of working amid the rise of the […] The post Reports of nurses quitting in Cebu City over pandemic worries group appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2020

Medical augmentation teams sent to Bogo, Danao hospitals

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has deployed medical augmentation personnel to the Cebu Provincial Hospitals in Bogo City and Danao City this Monday, July 13, 2020. Dr. Christina Giango, head of the IPHO, said the additional medical staff were sent to these hospitals because these had medical staff members who […] The post Medical augmentation teams sent to Bogo, Danao hospitals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2020

Hospitals in Cebu pledge to add 124 COVID-19 beds

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least four privately owned hospitals based in Metro Cebu have pledged to provide a total of 124 additional beds to accommodate more coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients who are in need of hospital care. This was announced during a press conference held by Mugstoria, and broadcasted through the social media […] The post Hospitals in Cebu pledge to add 124 COVID-19 beds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2020

Cebu City to make more COVID-19 beds available to address full hospitals

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to open more beds for isolation and treatment centers as experts advised the city that the health care system has become overwhelmed. Acting Mayor Michael Rama said the city needs more beds for isolation and treatment of mild to moderate symptomatic patients of COVID-19. First and foremost, […] The post Cebu City to make more COVID-19 beds available to address full hospitals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Mandaue City puts up more rooms for COVID-19 patients

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Department of General Services has started partitioning every room of a building in Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School Annex Campus (MCCNHS) in barangay Looc, which will be used as an additional isolation unit. Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the city’s two other isolation units, the Norkis Park beside […] The post Mandaue City puts up more rooms for COVID-19 patients appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Mandaue EOC: Faster release of swab test results promised 

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines—The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center and the Department of Health (DOH) have agreed to hasten the release of swab test results needed by the city during their meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021. Lawyer Julius Caesar Entise, head of the city’s Contact Tracing Team, said that after their meeting with DOH, the […] The post Mandaue EOC: Faster release of swab test results promised  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Cebu City promises to pay resigned CCMC nurses

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government on Monday, July 26, vowed to pay the unpaid salaries of its job order nurses even if some of them may have already resigned. Acting Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama gave his assurance following reports on the resignation of some nurses at the Cebu City Medical Center […] The post Cebu City promises to pay resigned CCMC nurses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

SB-1 of Cebu City increases by P22 million

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The proposed Supplemental Budget No. 1 (SB-1) of Mayor Edgardo Labella to the City Council has been increased slightly from P4.4 billion to P4.5 billion to accommodate additional expenses. This after the City Council committee on budget and finance concluded their budget hearings for the SB-1 on Friday, July 23, 2021. […] The post SB-1 of Cebu City increases by P22 million appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte provided a much-needed morale booster for the Filipino Olympians and Paralympians that will be vying in the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics after adding P100,000 to their games allowance. Malacañang Palace announced that President Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and […] The post Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recognized local government units (LGUs) in Cebu that performed well in their blood donation activities in 2020. This is in line with the National Blood Donors’ Month celebration which was held at Quest Hotel on Thursday, July 22, 2021. According to DOH-7 […] The post Tabuelan, 7 other LGUs cited for excellent blood donation drives appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Cebu City hospital utilization remains safe amid ‘surge’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s hospitals remain at safe levels despite the city experiencing ‘another surge’ of new COVID-19 cases. Data from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) showed that as of July 9, Critical Care Occupancy Rates of public and private hospitals here were at 35.1 percent and 29.9 percent respectively. “Almost 100 na ang […] The post Cebu City hospital utilization remains safe amid ‘surge’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Mandaue acquires 2 brand new garbage compactors

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has acquired two new garbage compactors in a bid to improve its garbage collection. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the procurement of the additional garbage compactors, which were blessed today, July 6, is necessary to improve efficiency in collecting the city’s waste. Cortes said the city generates 265 […] The post Mandaue acquires 2 brand new garbage compactors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

CCPO to monitor city’s sitio chapels for possible activities

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will start monitoring possible religious activities done in the city’s sitio chapels once the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will provide them additional protocols if there is any. All religious activities in the city were suspended for the entire month of July after the Archdiocese of […] The post CCPO to monitor city’s sitio chapels for possible activities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021