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Capitol to distribute ambulances to 10 Palawan hospitals

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Ten hospitals in Palawan are set to receive ambulance from the Provincial Capitol.

The ten hospitals are as follows: Araceli/Dumaran District Hospital, Narra Municipal Hospital, Southern Palawan Provincial Hospital, Roxas Medicare Hospital, Dr. Jose Rizal District Hospital, Quezon Medicare Hospital, Northern Palawan Provincial Hospital, Cuyo District Hospital, Coron District Hospital and San Vicente District Hospital.

The said ambulances were funded by the provincial government, amounting to P20,048,000.00.

The medical equipment in the ambulance include Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) with Defibrillator pads, Oxygen Tanks, Oxygen Tank Regulator, Wall Mounted BP Apparatus, Manual Resuscitators, Minor Surgical Kits, as well as First Aid Kits.

“Very need talaga natin yan especially ngayong COVID pandemic..In case na ma-turn over na itong ambulance na may AED, hindi na tayo mahihirapan mag-cater ng mga pasyente,” said r. Arlin Josue, Chief-of-Hospital of Narra Municipal Hospital.

“Kaya ngayon pa lang, nagpapasalamat na kami kay Gov. Alvarez at sa Provincial Government “, added Josue.

“Inaasahan na malaki ang maitutulong ng mga bagong ambulansya sa pagbibigay nang mas mabilis na serbisyong medikal sa mga mamamayan,” said the Capitol.