DOH MIMAROPA orders LGUs to resolve unliquidated fund transfers

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan) today conducted a three-day consultative meeting with regional accountants to reconcile the Unliquidated Fund Transfers given to various local governments in the region and to address the issues and concerns for non-liquidation of long standing accounts.

DOH: Most in need is medical assistance priority

The Department of Health (DOH) today reiterated that no patient seeking medical help should be turned away by any health facility, government or private. More so, if the patient’s condition is considered an emergency case. This, after reports circulated in the news and social media that a patient died after being turned away by a private hospital when the patient’s family failed to produce the amount required by the hospital as deposit.

DOH and LGUs to improve maternal health services in MIMAROPA

Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan (MIMAROPA) today began evaluating birthing homes in the region, both government and private owned, in order to improve maternal and neonatal services by directing local chief executives to require them to secure a License to Operate (LTO) from the regional office before a local permit can be issued to them.