CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga -- In line with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s program to give free and easier access to quality health services, Special Assistant to the President Bong Go led the inauguration of the third Malasakit Center in Central Luzon at Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital (JBLMRH) here.
Go was assisted by Gov. Lilia ‘Nanay’ Pineda, Vice Gov. Dennis Pineda, JBL Director Monserrat Chichioco, Deparment of Health (DoH) Regional Director 3 Dr. Cesar Cassion, PhilHealth Regional Director 3 Walter Bacareza, City of San Fernando Mayor Edwin Santiago, Lubao Mayor Mylyn Pineda-Cayabyab, 3rd District Congressman Dong Gonzales, Sangguniang Panlalawigan members, JBL department heads, health sector representatives, among others.
Go also commended the Pineda administration’s health projects for Kapampangans, which is a priority of the governor since 2010.
According to Go, the President promised that he will put the government closer to the people especially in health services. The Malasakit Center is a one-stop shop wherein patients will be given services and financial assistance through the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Department of Health (DoH) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).