EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 34
RECONSTITUTING THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF THE PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER FOR ASIA, LUNG CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES, NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, LUNGSOD NG KABATAAN AND THE TONDO GENERAL HOSPITAL.
WHEREAS, under Memorandum Order No. 6, series of 1986, the Philippine Heart Center for Asia (PHCA), the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP), the National Kidney Foundation of the Philippines (NKFP), the Lungsod ng Kabataan (LNK) and the Tondo General Hospital (TGH) have been placed under the administrative supervision of the Ministry of Health;
WHEREAS, there is a need to improve the organizational capability of these hospitals/institutions to make them more responsive to the requirement of efficiency, effectiveness and economy;
WHEREAS, it is now imperative that the services, activities and properties of these hospitals/institutions be directed, controlled and managed by a unified unit until such time as a more comprehensive reorganization plan is formalized and implemented.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order :
SECTION 1. To carry out the objectives of this Order, the PHCA, LCP, NKFP, LNK, and the TGH shall be administered by a Board of Trustees composed of eight members, with the Minister of Health as ex-officio chairman and the following ex-officio members:
1. The incumbent Deputy Minister of Health
2. The Executive Secretary or his designate
3. The Minister of Budget or his designate
SEC. 2. A majority of all the ex-officio members of the Board of Trustees shall constitute a quorum to transact business on any matter duly presented to the Board.
SEC. 3. The members of the Board of Trustees, as such shall serve without remuneration, but they are entitled to a per diem for every meeting of the Board attended, in such amount as may be provided in the law creating/incorporating the respective hospitals/institutions, or as may be provided in their by-laws.
SEC. 4. The Board is authorized to reorganize the administrative structure of each hospitals/institutions affected hereby.
SEC. 5. All laws, decrees and orders, or parts thereof which are inconsistent with this Order are hereby repealed and/or modified accordingly.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 29th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-six.
(SGD.) CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(SGD.) JOKER P. ARROYO