Wednesday Jul, 28 2021 08:28:32 AM

MSSD allocates P4M for indigent patients in Maguindanao

GOVERNANCE/POLITICS • 19:15 PM Tue Jun 22, 2021
Minister Atty. Raissa Jajurie and Disaster Risk Management Division Chief Hasim Guiamil pose for photo opportunity upon successful signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)

COTABATO CITY — Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD), Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital, and Maguindanao Provincial Hospital entered into agreements, amounting to Php4,000,000.00, to cater the medical needs of indigent patients in Maguindanao.
MSSD Minister Atty. Raissa Jajurie, Maguindanao Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) Chief Dr. Elizabeth Samama, and Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital Chief Dr. Ibrahim V. Pangato. Jr. signed Memoranda of Agreements (MOAs) on June 17 and 18.
Each hospital will receive Php2,000,000.00 which will cover the hospitalization expenses, medicines, medical treatment and procedures, including laboratory, CT scan, dialysis, MRIs, anti-retroviral therapy, and chemotherapy of the identified and validated poor and eligible beneficiaries.
The said social intervention is under the MSSD's Bangsamoro Critical Assistance for Indigents in Response to Emergency Situation (B-CARES).
Earlier this month, the Ministry also signed MOAs with Community Health Services Cooperative Hospital (COHESCO) in Midsayap and Dr. R.A.M Albutra General Hospital in Kabacan, North Cotabto.
Each hospital will receive Php1,000,000.00 each to cater the indigent patients in Special Geographic Area (SGA) of Bangsamoro region.
Last year, Basilan General Hospital in Isabela City, Datu Halun Sakilan Memorial Hospital in Tawi-Tawi, Sulu Provincial Hospital and Panguntaran District Hospital both in Sulu, Amai Pakpak Medical Center in  Lanao del Sur, and Cotabato Regional and Medical Center in Cotabato City have also received financial assistance from MSSD for indigent patients. (Bangsamoro Information Office)

11 BIFF yield to Army in Maguindanao

AMPATUAN, Maguindanao  – Eleven outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have separately surrendered voluntarily on separate...

Former 6th ID commander, ex-board member, pumanaw na

KORONADAL CITY - Itinuturing na isang malaking kawalan para sa lungsod ng Koronadal ang pagpanaw ng isa sa mga nirerespetong opisyal ng City Anti-...

Cook, huli sa anti-dug operation sa Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY - Balik kulungan ang isang drug surrenderee na under probation at nakinabang sa plea bargaining agreement ng korte matapos...

BARMM has 192 new peacekeeper cops

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao  - A total of 192 new graduates of police courses are now added to the forces in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim...

2 die in South Cotabato highway mishap

KORONADAL CITY - Patay ang dalawang katao matapos masangkot sa aksidente sa national highway ng Barangay Palian, Tupi, South Cotabato....