BGH – DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE NOW RECOGNIZED AS A NEW FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM BY THE PHILIPPINE ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS
By Dr. Noel M. Laxamana, Training Officer, Department of Family & Community Medicine
The hospital’s Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) has successfully hurdled the rigorous FM residency training accreditation process by the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP). The accreditation team visited the hospital on October 19, 2016 and was composed of Dr. Josefina S. Isidro-Lapeña, Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, and Dr. Gary D. Galon, Training Officer of the Department of Family Medicine of Chong Hua Hospital in Cebu City. The accreditation team made use of the PAFP standard tool for accreditation and had looked upon the faculty credentials, learning facilities, program development, teaching strategies and venues for evaluation. The accreditation team recognized the completeness of the documents presented and had largely praised the substantial contribution of the hospital’s ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems.
BGH BAGS 2ND PLACE (REGIONAL DIVISION) FOR GAWAD KALASAG 2016
By Noel M. Laxamana, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
The Bataan General Hospital has been awarded as the 2nd Place Regional Winner for Gawad KALASAG 2016 by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) on October 14, 2016 at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center. The Gawad KALASAG is an annual event recognizing the efforts of various government agencies involved in the exemplary demonstration of a systematic and orderly standard emergency response mechanism and for mainstreaming and ensuring institutionalization of Health Emergency Management (HEM).
“All for Health towards Health for All”. It is the battle cry of the Philippine Health Agenda under the Duterte administration. The primary aim of which is the attainment of health-related sustainable development goals. It may be obtained through financial risk protection, better health outcomes and responsiveness. One of the strategies to achieve this goal is through Service Delivery Networks (SDN) wherein health care providers are organized to ensure the public of an easy access to high quality services.