Thursday, July 10, 2014

Article - Govt hospitals receive Sweepstakes funds
Govt hospitals receive Sweepstakes funds
By MST News | Jul. 10, 2014 at 12:01am

The Board of Directors of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office recently approved the requests of 63 public hospitals for endowment funds for 2014, making available P66.2 million for their indigent patients.

PCSO Vice-Chairman and General Manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas II said the amounts  ranged from P300,000 to P5 million, depending on bed capacity, services offered, and other factors.

The other members are Betty Nantes and lawyers Aleta Tolentino, Mabel Villarica-Mamba, and Francisco Manuel Joaquin III.

Ten of the beneficiary hospitals are run by the Department of Health. Receiving P3 million each are East Avenue Medical Center (Quezon City) and Baguio City General Hospital and Medical Center; and P2.5 million each, Lung Center of the Philippines (Quezon City), National Children’s Hospital (Quezon City), Philippine Children’s Medical Center (Quezon City), Tondo Medical Center (Manila), and Davao Regional Hospital (Tagum City).

To receive P2 million each are Amang Rodriguez Memorial Hospital (Marikina City) and Bataan General Hospital (Balanga), and P1.5 million, Caraga Regional Hospital (Surigao City).

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