The SFHM obtained a letter dated Aug. 10, 2016 signed by Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial and addressed to Fabella hospital director Dr. Esmeraldo Ilem, approving proposals to downsize the bed capacity from 700 to 200.
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‘This is contrary to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial’s statement during the budget hearing in the House of Representatives that Fabella Hospital would not be transferred.’
“The transfer is a step towards abolishment of free and affordable hospital services.”
“Let us unite and ask President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and incoming Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial to modernize our hospital by allotting more government budget and award the lot to the hospital.”
The impending closure of Fabella will not only affect hospital patients and employees, but may also lead to the displacement of families residing nearby.
“Where will the poor mothers go?”
Ni MARK ANGELES Libo-libong buntis ang peregrinong Pumisan sa silungan mo, Fabella; Hindi man nagsayaw sa Obando O nag-alay ng itlog kay Sta. Clara. Dikit-dikit sa dibdib mong tigulang: Kapwa ina’t inakay na nanlalambot. Nalampasan nila ang kamatayan Ngunit hindi ang paghihikahos. Fabella, sa bawat minutong pumatak, Sa pagitan ng himala’t hinagpis, May sanggol kang…
Protesters vow to stay vigilant to keep the maternity hospital in its place.
“For Health Secretary Janette Garin, if the hand hurts, the head must be decapitated. Is that the right solution?”
MANILA – Hospital equipment have began to be pulled out from the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, June 1. Health workers and residents from surrounding communities barricaded the gate to prevent two trucks carrying out equipment from the hospital. The Alliance of Health Workers said police men and additional security guards are now…
“Clients and health workers are uniting to call on the DOH to desist from putting into danger the situation of our mothers, because this move will surely increase maternal death rates in the Philippines.”